History of The Clash!

Timeline created by efowl
In Music
  • The Clash's self titled album is released

    The Clash's self titled album is released
    The Clash's debut self-titled album was released in April of 1977 and featured a cover of the famous reggae song "Police And Thieves" by Junior Murvin.
  • Topper Headon joins

    Topper Headon joins
    The Clash's drummer Terry Chimes leaves and Topper Headon joins the group.
  • Give Em' Enough Rope is released

    Give Em' Enough Rope is released
    Their second album is released. Prior to the release, the singles "Tommy Gun" and "English Civil War" were released.
  • London Calling is released

    London Calling is released
    One of the greatest and most influential album is released on this day.
  • Rude Boy is released

    Rude Boy is released
    The Clash's first movie is released, half fiction half rockumentary. It shows live footage of them and stuff.
  • Sandinista! is released

    Sandinista! is released
    Sandinista! was releaed featuring a broad range of genres including reggae, jazz, gospel, punk, and rap.
  • Topper Headon is booted

    Topper Headon is booted
    Topper Headon is kicked out of the group because of his heroine addiction effecting his heatlh and drumming.
  • Combat Rock is released

    Combat Rock is released
    Combat Rock is The Clash's best selling album recieving 2x Platinum in the United States.
  • Mick Jones is booted

    Mick Jones is booted
    Mick Jones is kicked out of the group after growing friction between him and the group (or what was left of it.).
  • Cut The Crap is released

    Cut The Crap is released
    Their last album Cut The Crap is released with the two remaining original members (Joe Strummer & Paul Simonon) and has gone down as their worse album. It's even been removed from most of their discographys because it is so garbage.