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The Clash

White Riot

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  • 1977
  • 2012
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“White Riot” is a song by English punk rock band The Clash, released as the band’s first single in 1977. The song is featured on their debut album. It exists in two versions: the original on the UK version of the album, and the second (re-recorded, with a different intro) on the “White Riot” single and US version of the album released in the States two years later in 1979. The UK album version is 1:56 in running time, while the single and US album version run in at 2:01. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ White riot - a riot of my own ... White riot - I wanna riot ... Just what they're told to

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Popular in Punk (See Charts): Going Underground, Peaches, Hanging Around, Nice & Sleazy, Pretty Fly, This Is England, Blitzkrieg Bop, Killing Moon, I Wanna Be Sedated, and Self Esteem.


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