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Artist: The Clash

Album: The Clash (CBS Records, 8/4/1977)

Length: 1:36

Vocals: Joe Strummer


  • Joe Strummer - lead vocal and lead guitar
  • Mick Jones - rhythm guitar and backing vocal
  • Paul Simonon - bass and backing vocal
  • Terry Chimes - drums


Additional Information:

  • written by Strummer/Jones at the initial band rehearsals June-August 1976
  • Terry Chimes: "I remember it being a rush job." [1]
  • performed at the band's very first public London gig [2]
  • the shortest song in The Clash repertoire


  1. "UNCUT" magazine (2/2003),p.46
  2. [1] Screen On The Green, London (29/8/1976)

48 Hours
Lyrics | Guitar Tab | Bass Tab

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