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    Sale 5871

    Popular Culture: Rock & Pop

    1 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 48

    The Clash

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    The Clash
    An Epic Records, U.S. promotional poster for The Clash London Calling, 1979, photography by Pennie Smith, lettering by Ray Lowry --42x44in. (111.7x106.7cm.) unfolded


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    The image by Pennie Smith depicting Paul Simonon smashing his bass guitar at New York's Palladium, 21 September, 1979 was voted the Best Rock 'n' Roll Photograph of All Time by Q Magazine in 2002.

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