Rudie Can't Fail (track) by The Clash
Rudie Can't Fail appears on the following album(s) by The Clash:
- London Calling (track #5) (this album) (1979)
- The Essential Clash (track #24) (compilation) (2003)
- Clash On Broadway (track #36) (compilation) (1991)
- The Singles (Box Set) (track #34) (compilation) (2006)
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This track is rated in the top 1% of all tracks on BestEverAlbums.com. This track has a Bayesian average rating of 88.1/100, a mean average of 87.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 88.3/100. The standard deviation for this track is 11.4.
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one of the happiest songs i've heard
Listen to "I'm gonna love you too" by Buddy Holly and then come back to this song. The melody of the verse sounds suspiciously similar. Still a cool song though.
Decent track with a nice drive :)
I always loved how Clash incorporated Jamaican influences to their music. Here, apart from the obvious musical elements, we get a satyrical view of a typical English rudeboy. Great.
you been drinking brew for breakfast
Another solid song
The Clash have proven themselves to be very interesting. From rock to punk to reggae, what a combination.
Great duet. Very reggae.
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