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The Clash/The Specials: Friar's, Aylesbury

Garry Bushell, Sounds, 8 July 1978

FOR PEOPLE who like to put things in neat little pecking orders – and because of our conditioning there's a lot of them – the Clash are the Big Boys now, THE punk establishment. Well, the Damned have split; the Stranglers aren't cool, are they?; and with Johnny in cold storage the Ex Pistols are nothing more than Uncle Malcie's marionettes, mainlining on the puerile publicity of negative outrage Jolly shocking, what?

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