The Clash ORIGINAL (not a re-print) Hamburg Concert Poster from 1980

The Clash

ORIGINAL CONCERT POSTER

Not a Re-Print !

The poster measures approx. 22.5" x 33" and printed on thin poster paper.

The Clash perform live on stage at the Musikhalle in Hamburg Germany

May 12 1980

The Clash relax backstage at the Musikhalle in Hamburg, Germany on May 12 1980
L-R Topper Headon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones
(Photo by Ellen Poppinga - K & K/Redferns)

The Clash were an English punk rock band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk. Along with punk, their music incorporated elements of reggae , dub , funk , ska and rockabilly . For most of their recording career the Clash consisted of Joe Strummer (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Mick Jones (lead guitar, lead vocals), Paul Simonon ( bass guitar , vocals) and Nicky "Topper" Headon (drums, percussion). Headon left the group in 1982, and internal friction led to Jones's departure the following year. The group continued with new members, but finally disbanded in early 1986.

The Clash achieved commercial success in the United Kingdom with the release of their debut album, The Clash , in 1977. Their third album, London Calling , released in the UK in December 1979, earned them popularity in the United States when it was released there the following month. It was declared the best album
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