Re: "The Clash closed out the rock era"
Sandinista is maybe my all-time favorite album by anyone. Its like a lefty, punk-rock White Album.
Great piece Redsland but I have one quibble:
the powerfully introspective "Straight to Hell,"
My take is that Straight to Hell is an indictment of the modern world's propensity of chewing people up an spitting them out. More "ex"trospective
The widow is gathering nettles for her children's dinner; a perfumed seigneur, delicately lounging in the Oeil de Boeuf, hath an alchemy whereby he will extract the third nettle and call it rent. ~ Carlyle