When punk exploded in the UK in 1976, The Clash were among those challenging everything about the British status quo. They were considered subversive, dangerous, and even traitorous by some. No wonder their fans called them “the only band that mattered.”
Forty years after the release of London Calling, the world recognizes The Clash for the great act they were. So it’s fitting that staring this Friday (November 15), The Museum of London will open its doors to a free Clash exhibition that will run until next June. Here’s what to expect.