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 … .