The Future is Unwritten

The Future is Unwritten - Joe Strummer

I’ve been waiting for a North America release of The Future is Unwritten – Joe Strummer, but it looks like I’m going to have to wait until the September release of the DVD. The Clash was one of my earliest musical influences. I thought that I’d put together a list of my must have Clash tunes. Taking inspriation from Why the Clash are still rock titans and A Tape Tribute to the Clash (I loved the ordering and mixed tape feel of Heather McCormack’s list).

  1. Janie Jones, The Clash U.K.
  2. White Riot, The Clash U.K.
  3. I Fought The Law, London Calling
  4. Complete Control (Live), From Here to Eternity
  5. Charlie Don’t Surf, Sandinista! Disc 2
  6. Train in Vain, London Calling
  7. Rebel Waltz, Sandinista
  8. Broadway, Sandinista! Disc 2
  9. I’m So Bored with the U.S.A., The Clash U.K.
  10. Pressure Drop, Black Market Clash
  11. Gates of the West, Super Black Market Clash
  12. (White Man) In Hammersmith, The Singles
  13. The Magnificent Seven, Sandinista
  14. The Call Up, Sandinista! Disc 2
  15. White Riot (U.S. Version), The Singles
  16. Brand New Cadillac, London Calling
  17. Straight to Hell, Combat Rock
  18. London Calling, London Calling
  19. What’s My Name, The Clash U.K.
  20. The Guns of Brixton, London Calling
  21. Career Opportunities, The Clash U.K.
  22. London’s Burning, The Clash U.K.
  23. Tommy Gun, Give’em Enough Rope
  24. Clash City Rockers, The Singles
  25. Rock the Casbah, Combat Rock
  26. Should I Stay or Should I Go, Combat Rock
  27. Bankrobber, The Singles
  28. Rudy Can’t Fail, Grosse Pointe Blank soundtrack
  29. This is Radio Clash, The Singles
  30. Train in Vain (Stand by Me), The Singles
  31. Death or Glory, London Calling
  32. Lost in the Supermarket, London Calling
  33. Police & Theives, The Clash U.K.
  34. All The Young Punks, Give’em Enough Rope
  35. Complete Control, The Singles
  36. Stay Free, Give’em Enough Rope
  37. Safe European Home, Give’em Enough Rope
  38. Know Your Rights, The Singles

I can’t wait to see this movie. Pre-ordered on

3 thoughts on “The Future is Unwritten”

  1. <p>Where is 'I'm Not Down' from London Calling?</p><br />
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    <p>It is one of the best songs ever recorded!</p><br />
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  2. One of the best Clash albums is “Rat Patrol from Fort Bragg”, it is the version of Combat Rock as envisioned by Joe Summer and Mic Jones.

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