The Clash Gets 'Sandinista!' Tribute Set for May Release

Published: 2007-04-25
For British punk rockers The Clash, it was 1979's London Calling that became a staple in their careers, but as of May 1, it will be their follow-up record Sandinista! that will be receiving acclaim.

The Sandinista! Project is a tribute to the band's 1980 triple-album will be released on May 1 by 00:02:59 Records. The label gets it's namesake from the lyrics of "Hitsville U.K.," a song that appeared on the original Sandinista! album.

Profits from the album's sales will benefit both Amnesty International and the Joe Strummer Memorial Forest, named in memory of The Clash frontman.

The tracklisting for The Sandinista Project: A Tribute To The Clash is as follows:

Disc One:

Joe Grushecky And The Houserockers "The Magnificent Seven"
Katrina Leskanich "Hitsville U.K."
Jon Langford and Sally Timms with Ship & Pilot "Junco Partner"
Jason Ringenberg and Kristi Rose "Ivan Meets G.I. Joe"
Amy Rigby "The Leader"
The Coal Porters "Something About England"
Ruby On The Vine "Rebel Waltz"
Jim Duffy "Look Here"
Wreckless Eric "The Crooked Beat"
Matthew Ryan "Somebody Got Murdered"
Haale "One More Time/One More Dub"
Ted Harris "One More Time"
London Calling Of Chicago "Lightning Strikes (Not Once But Twice)"
The Smithereens "Up In Heaven (Not Only Here)"
Ethan Lipton "Corner Soul"
Storybox "Let's Go Crazy"
Steve Wynn "If Music Could Talk"
Bill Lloyd "The Sound Of The Sinners"

Disc Two:

Willie Nile "Police On My Back"
Soul Food with Mick Gallagher "Midnight Log"
Sunset Heroes "The Equaliser"
The Lothars "The Call Up"
Phil Rockrohr and The Lifters "Washington Bullets"
Stew "Broadway"
Jim Allen "Lose This Skin"
The Crunchies "Charlie Don't Surf"
Bee Maidens "Mensforth Hill"
Mark Cutler "Junkie Slip"
Camper Van Beethoven "Kingston Advice"
Dollar Store "The Street Parade"
Tim Krekel "Version City"
Lou Carlozo "Living In Fame"
The Blizzard Of 78 featuring Mikey Dread "Silicone On Sapphire"
Sally Timms and Jon Langford with Ship & Pilot "Version Pardner"
Sex Clark Five "Career Opportunities"
The Hyphens "Shepherds Delight"

Writer: Joe Chammas

   

 

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