The Clash's Near Reform

The Clash discussed the possibility of performing a short concert when they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March 2003.

The Clash's Near Reform
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The Clash were set to reform before Joe Strummer died. The "White Riot" hitmakers had discussed the possibility of performing a short concert when they were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in March 2003 but scrapped plans when the singer passed away in December 2002. Drummer Topper Headon revealed: "When we got inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Joe wanted us to do four or five numbers there. I said yes, Mick Jones said yes, Paul Simonon was um-ing and ah-ing but in the end the decision was taken out of our hands because Joe died." Topper admits he is glad that they never got the chance to perform again as it stops memories of them being tainted. He explained to Nme magazine: "I think Paul was probably right to be sceptical because the only pictures you see of The Clash now are of us as four young, good-looking men with full heads of hair. "If we'd have played that show you'd have seen Mick being bald, Paul being bald, me being bald and wearing glasses and Joe with a bit of a paunch. It was better the old way." Thanks for the report to Contactmusic.com.

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    tom1thomas1
    why are they referred to as the White Riot hit makers? London Calling not big enough? That pic on the front of london calling is the probably the best thing about them though
    David_Bowie=GOD
    RayToroIsAGod wrote: This is 6 yrs old. What the **** is the point of this story.
    Agreed, it just says they were going to, it doesn't say that they are planning on it now or anything.