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London Calling Technique
Great lyrics move us like the world's best poems. Take a close-up look at the art.
The lyrics of "London Calling" read like a tabloid drama of end-of-the world predictions... a kind of time capsule revealing how the pessimistic-minded might expect the end to be coming back in 197...
The more you'll think about it, the more you'll realize what an awesome sound "London Calling" has. There isn't much else out there that sounds quite like this song, with its mashup of marching qua...
The phrase "London calling" was the call sign of BBC Radio during the Second World War. It later became the name of the BBC World Service's radio catalog listings. Strummer was definitely tapping i...
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