Posted by Lexington Green on June 17th, 2011 (All posts by Lexington Green)
Dan had an earlier post featuring the original Joy Division version of the song “No Love Lost” and a remake by LCD Soundsystem. Dan’s admonition: “If you are going to cover a song, rip it apart a bit and make it your own.” The Clash did just that in this case.
The Equals, Police On My Back (1968)
The Clash, Police On My Back (1980)
I may have a few more of these comparisons … .