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The Clash United Kingdom 

The best album by The Clash is London Calling which is ranked number 14 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 82,817.

The Clash is ranked number 13 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 103,192.

Members who like this artist also like: U2, R.E.M. and Queen.

The Clash official website: http://www.theclashonline.com

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The Clash best albums

The following albums by The Clash are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,851 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:82,817
Rank in 1970s4Overall Rank:14
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,004 votes)
Comments: 180 comments
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2.

The ClashUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1977Appears in:515 charts
Rank in 1977:6Rank Score:12,506
Rank in 1970s41Overall Rank:171
Average Rating:  82/100 (786 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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3.

Sandinista!United Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1980Appears in:213 charts
Rank in 1980:9Rank Score:3,345
Rank in 1980s86Overall Rank:608
Average Rating:  75/100 (398 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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4.

Combat RockUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1982Appears in:213 charts
Rank in 1982:13Rank Score:2,120
Rank in 1980s145Overall Rank:919
Average Rating:  76/100 (380 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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5.

Give 'Em Enough RopeUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1978Appears in:133 charts
Rank in 1978:24Rank Score:1,588
Rank in 1970s272Overall Rank:1,190
Average Rating:  76/100 (288 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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6.

The Story Of The Clash, Volume 1
Compilation
United Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1988Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1988:81Rank Score:247
Rank in 1980s835Overall Rank:5,216
Average Rating:  79/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Cut The CrapUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1985Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1985:78Rank Score:217
Rank in 1980s920Overall Rank:5,815
Average Rating:  52/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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8.

From Here To Eternity: LiveUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1999Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1999:132Rank Score:166
Rank in 1990s1,460Overall Rank:7,124
Average Rating:  75/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Live At Shea StadiumUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:2008Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 2008:287Rank Score:109
Rank in 2000s2,584Overall Rank:9,892
Average Rating:  71/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

The Singles
Compilation
United Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1991Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1991:289Rank Score:52
Rank in 1990s3,590Overall Rank:17,358
Average Rating:  76/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 13

This may not be a complete discography for The Clash. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

The Clash best tracks

#TrackRating
1.London Calling
(from the album London Calling)
 91/100 (662 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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2.Train In Vain
(from the album London Calling)
 91/100 (486 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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3.Rock The Casbah
(from the album Combat Rock)
 89/100 (204 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.Spanish Bombs
(from the album London Calling)
 89/100 (398 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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5.The Guns Of Brixton
(from the album London Calling)
 89/100 (410 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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6.Lost In The Supermarket
(from the album London Calling)
 88/100 (387 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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7.London Calling
(from the album The Singles)
 88/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.Rudie Can't Fail
(from the album London Calling)
 88/100 (387 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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9.Police & Thieves
(from the album The Clash)
 87/100 (149 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.Death Or Glory
(from the album London Calling)
 87/100 (363 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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11.White Riot
(from the album The Clash)
 87/100 (175 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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12.Should I Stay Or Should I Go
(from the album Combat Rock)
 86/100 (178 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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13.Straight To Hell
(from the album Combat Rock)
 86/100 (114 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.Clampdown
(from the album London Calling)
 86/100 (349 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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15.Hateful
(from the album London Calling)
 86/100 (351 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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16.I'm Not Down
(from the album London Calling)
 86/100 (332 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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17.Safe European Home
(from the album Give 'Em Enough Rope)
 86/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Janie Jones
(from the album The Clash)
 86/100 (157 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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19.The Magnificent Seven
(from the album Sandinista!)
 85/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.The Card Cheat
(from the album London Calling)
 85/100 (324 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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The Clash ratings

Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 257 votes)
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85/100
11/28/2016 06:06
86/100
 
90/100
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85/100
 
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90/100
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Rating:  
80/100
From sethmadsen 04/03/2016 23:41
I like this and Big Audio Dynamite (project after it for one of their members), and it is good and all, but probably would make my top 50 artists, not top 10 or so.
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From adriagc96 02/17/2016 18:07
Not a bad band, but i don't see how on earth "London Calling" has the same rating as huge masterpieces like "Are You Experienced" by Hendrix, "Who's Next" by The Who, or "The Queen Is Dead" by The Smiths.
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Rating:  
85/100
From Wingman 02/14/2016 14:29
Not really that big of a deal in our time,but still a pretty good band with some great stand-outs.
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Rating:  
100/100
From daftpunter 10/09/2015 05:09
The Clash were to Sex Pistols what the Dead Kennedy's were to the Ramones. What starts out a comic book parody of music (Ramones), along with legitimate pissed off working class attitude (thank you Reaganomics and Thatcher for the Pistols, DK's, GOF & Minor Threat) the mid-seventies was the birth of Punk. Some bands could play, some write but most were one-off's that never grew out of their original three chord musical abilities.
The Clash were different. The first album (two if you count the American version of 'the Clash') was pure punk in attitude, minimalism, chutzpah. Over-produced 'Give Em Enough Rope' was basically part two. Then...up against the wall financially...in a last gasp to make a living doing this music thing they love, the Clash come up with 'London Calling' and basically change the way the world looked at punk. Their love of Jamaican music and the ska movement in England set them free to make one of the greatest musical statements of the 20th century. They could have stopped there (and many wish they would have) and assured themselves of pure genius immortality but continued on for five more platters before finally disbanding.
Make no doubt it. At the turn of the 80's the Clash were truly the only band that mattered. Long live Joe Strummer!
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Rating:  
75/100
From Space-Dementia 09/01/2015 16:00
They have some good songs, but I don't really see the big deal.
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Rating:  
75/100
From bojolpif71 02/01/2015 14:07
La période rock progressif s'achevait mais nous ne le savions pas encore même si les envolées de Genesis et Yes devenaient plus pataudes.. Le choc de la déferlante punk fut grand et en dehors des éphémères Sex Pistol , c'est vraiment The Clash qui s'imposa même avec une technique disons rustique.. London calling comme leur meilleure oeuvre sans hésiter.
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55/100
From gon2bed 01/21/2015 09:02
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From bestdressed 11/14/2014 10:38
This band got me into music
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Rating:  
80/100
From Rockdrigo 07/22/2014 06:11
"The only band that matters". They are the example of how simple music can grow by fusing it with other genres. All of their albums are great (because "Cut the Crap" doesn't exist) or have mostly quality songs. Many people underrate them, but they are a top 20 artist worth.
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From moldytomatoes 07/11/2014 17:53
These guys are my favorite classic band and probably my favorite band of all time. They incorporate so many styles in their music.
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