Artist: The Clash
First Release: London Calling
Vocals: Paul Simonon, Mick Jones
- The Guns of Brixton is the first time Paul Simonon appears on lead vocals.
- When played live, Paul and Joe would swap instruments.
- At the end of the song Broadway on the Sandinista! album, a little girl can be heard singing The Guns of Brixton over piano.
- Paul wrote this song wanting to create a tale similar to "The Harder They Come", Ivan being the anti-hero from Brixton.
- An early demo of this song is available on the album London Calling 25th Anniversary Edition as 'Paul's tune'.
- live premiere on "The Clash Take The Fifth" tour in September 1979 
|The Guns of Brixton|
| Lyrics | Guitar Tab | Bass Tab