London Calling

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London calling to the faraway towns
Now war is declared - and battle come down
London calling to the underworld
Come out of the cupboard,you boys and girls
London calling, now don't look to us
Phoney Beatlemania has bitten the dust
London calling, see we ain't got no swing
'Cept for the ring of that truncheon thing

(chorus)
The ice age is coming, the sun's zooming in
Meltdown expected, the wheat is growing thin
Engines stop running, but I have no fear
Cause London is drowning and I, live by the river

London calling to the imitation zone
Forget it, brother, you can go at it alone
London calling to the zombies of death
Quit holding out - and draw another breath
London calling - and I don't wanna shout
But while we were talking I saw you nodding out
London calling, see we ain't got no high
Except for that one with the yellowy eyes

(chorus)
The ice age is coming, the sun's zooming in
Engines stop running, the wheat is growing thin
A nuclear era, but I have no fear
Cause London is drowning and I, I live by the river

Now get this

London calling, yes, I was there, too
An' you know what they said? Well, some of it was true!
London calling at the top of the dial
And after all this, won't you give me a smile?
London Calling

I never felt so much alike, like-a, like-a...

London Calling (unreleased cover)
Written byJoe Strummer & Mick Jones
Performed byElvis Costello, Bruce Springsteen, Steven Van Zandt, Dave Grohl, Tony Kanal and Pete Thomas


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Recordings by other artists

The Clash  1979 London Calling Wikipedia
The Pogues Joe Strummer vocal  1991 Live at the Town & Country AMG
Prozak For Lovers  2002 Prozak For Lovers AMGAmazon
 The Business  2003 Under The Influence AMG
The New Standards  2008 Rock And Roll AMG
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band  2010 London Calling: Live in Hyde Park  DVD WikipediaAmazon
 Transglobal Underground  2012 London's Calling AMGAmazon.uk

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