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Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Let The Day Begin...Let The Day Start!: Day 300 - The Clash

Super Black Market Clash - The Clash
Epic
Produced by Mickey Foote, Bill Price, Mikey Dread and The Clash
Released 26th October 1993 

Super Black Market Clash
3 x 10" Version



Was released as 3 x 10" Vinyl Records
Track Listing
 A1 1977 (B-Side of White Riot)   
A2 Protex Blue*   
A3 Deny*   
A4 Cheat*   
A5 48 Hours*   
A6 Listen (Excerpt appeared on Capital Radio Single given away in 1977. This full version was exclusive to this collection)
     
B1 Jail Guitar Doors (B-Side of Clash City Rockers)  
B2 The City Of The Dead (B-Side of Complete Control)   
B3 The Prisoner  (B-Side of (White Man) In Hammersmith Palais)  
B4 Pressure Drop (B-Side of English Civil War)   
B5 1-2 Crush On You (B-Side of Tommy Gun)
   
C1 Groovy Times**    
C2 Gates Of The West**    
C3 Capital Radio Two**    
C4 Time Is Tight (first appeared on Black Market Clash 1980)

    
D1 Justice Tonight/Kick It Over (B-Side of London Calling)   
D2 Robber Dub (B-Side of Bankrobber)

E1 Stop The World (B-Side of The Call Up)   
E2 The Cool Out (B-Side of The Magnificent Seven)  
E3 First Night Back In London (B-Side of Know Your Rights)   
E4 Long Time Jerk (B-Side of Rock The Casbah)    
E5 Cool Confusion (B-Side of Should I Stay or Should I Go)
   
F1 The Magnificent Dance
(B-Side of The Magnificent Seven)    
F2 Radio Clash (B-Side of This Is Radio Clash)
F3 Mustapha Dance (B-Side of Rock The Casbah)


*Taken from the Debut Album. These tracks were not included in the US Release of the The Clash that came out two years after it was released in the UK. They were also not included on the CD or Cassette version of the album.

 ** Featured on the Cost of Living EP   

CD Running Order a little bit different
Tracklisting
1977    
Listen    
Jail Guitar Doors    
City Of The Dead    
The Prisoner    
Pressure Drop    
1-2 Crush On You    
Groovy Times    
Gates Of The West    
Capital Radio Two    
Time Is Tight    
Justice Tonight/Kick It Over    
Robber Dub    
The Cool Out    
Stop The World
The Magnificent Dance    
Radio Clash    
First Night Back In London
Long Time Jerk    
Cool Confusion    
Mustapha Dance
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Black Market Clash - The Clash
Epic 10" Vinyl
Produced by Mickey Dread, Mickey Foote, The Clash  and Bill Price
Released October 1980
US Chart #74
 New Zealand Chart #15
Not Released in the UK



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On this day in 1993 the Super Black Market Clash album was released, thirteen years after the original Black Market Clash was issued as a 10" album in the USA & Canada (it wasn't released in the UK but I do recall that you could get it on import).

The Super Black Market Clash album was a very extended version of the 1980 Record, containing 25 tracks if you bought the 3 X 10" Vinyl version and 21 tracks on the CD and Cassette. It's mainly B-Sides but it does shed light on what great flip sides they had (apart from the terrible 1-2 Crush on You!). I wish they had kept Capital Radio One on the album instead of replacing it with the Cost of Living EP version.

I was listening to the album last night and it was a nice reminder of just how good they were back in the day. I have to say though that I much prefer the first thirteen songs more than the last 8 tracks on the CD (not a huge fan of a lot of the "dance" stuff they were doing then).

 Let The Day Begin...Let The Day Start!

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