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Friday December 22nd 1978
                            friars aylesbury phase three - maxwell hall, civic centre, market square, aylesbury

The Clash

the slits  the innocents

  exclusive friars interview with the slits' viv albertine
  exclusive pictures from this gig in the galleries
  related friars history
  The Clash  Wednesday June 28th 1978  Saturday January 5th 1980  Monday July 12th 1982

The Slits Saturday April 19th 1980

  the clash set list
  Likely to have been:  Safe European Home; I fought the Law; Jail Guitar Doors; Drug Stabbing Time; Cheapskates; The City of the dead;Clash City Rockers; Tommy Gun;. White Man in Hammersmith Palais; English Civil War; Stay Free; Guns on the Roof; Police and Thieves; Julies Been Working For The Drug Squad..; Capital Radio; Janie Jones; Garageland; Complete Control; Londons Burning; White Riot
  band line up
  The Clash Mick Jones (guitar/vocs)  Joe Strummer (guitar/vocs) Paul Simenon (bass) Topper Headon (drums)

The Slits: Ari Up (vocs) Palmolive (drums) Viv Albertine (guitar)Teresa Pollitt (bass)

The Innocents: Sarah Hall (bass) Marguerite Martin Greg Van Cook (guitar) Fiona Barry (keys) Susy Hogarth (drums)

  gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)



exclusive pictures from tim watts in the galleries

  press cuttings
  what happened next
  the Clash effectively imploded after the final Cut The Crap album by which time Jones had been sacked from the band. After The Clash, Jones went on to successfully form Big Audio Dynamite. Currently he is part of Carbon Silicon. Strummer formed and toured with The Mascaleros. Simonon went into art and came back into prominence in 2007 with The Good, The Bad and The Queen, a project also featuring Damon Albarn. Topper is believed to be living and playing in the Dover area. Joe Strummer died in 2002.

Jones and Headon reunited for the first time on stage in 25 years in January 2008 at a Carbon;Silicon gig (Jones' current band)

The Slits split in 1982 and reformed in 2005 and the reunion effectively ended with Ari Up's untimely death in 2010.

The Innocents lasted till 1980

  odds and trivia
  official web presence
  The Clash Official Site  Blackmarket Clash (who kindly allowed some cuttings)
  sound and vision
  The Clash - Tommy Gun   The Slits - Newtown 

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