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A poster for the Clash On Parole tour. The band played at the Apollo. Support from US electronic punk pioneers Suicide.
Artefact added : 5th June 2007
by kifs
Wayne Says –
Was at this gig suicide were boo'd mercilessly, I thought they were great had their album imported from usa with frankie Teardrop on it, john peel played them a lot. The clash had played recently at the Elizabethan hall, Belle Vue with siouxsie and was filmed by Tony Wilson at granada, I was pushed through the glass doors due to crowd trouble I didnt hurt myself but walked in free with several hundred other fans. The footage is still shown today of the concert.
mat Says –
suicide were a great band... i never saw them tho
Riot Nrrrd? Says –
I saw Suicide open for The Cars at the Universal Amphitheater in LA that same year. Outdoor, open-air theater at the time; held about 6000 people or so I believe, and all of them except me started booing Suicide after the first song, and eventually drove them off stage after maybe 3 or 4 (I don't remember). It's very strange standing up and clapping for a band (they were GREAT, I was loving it!) and turning around and realizing no one else was ... I was afraid I'd get lynched!
mat Says –
stupidly, i sold this poster when i was strapped for cash :-(
Flannel Says –
One of the best Clash gigs, here's the set list !

Complete Control
Tommy Gun
Jail Guitar Doors
Drug Stabbing Time
Clash City Rockers
White Man in Ham Palais
Capital Radio
Stay Free
Police and Thieves
Blitzkrieg Bop
English Civil War
Safe European Home
Whats My Name
Manchesters Burning
I'm So Bored with the USA
Janie Jones
White Riot
Complete Control
Guns on the Roof

They played an inpromptu gig at Rafters the night after too.
COMMENT ADDED 4th February 2008
rs129 Says –
Always remembered this gig for how bad the support band Suicide were,I can remember everyone were booing for ages while they were on,they got that pissed off they started giving everybody the v sign (wrong thing to do )All of a sudden hundreds of bottles and cans were hurled at them,they had to run off stage to a great roar
COMMENT ADDED 12th April 2009
anothermusic Says –
i don't think the other support enjoyed it either - the coventry specials
of course we all say how 'we saw the specials in 78' now
COMMENT ADDED 27th October 2011
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