My Top 1000 Songs #129: Stay Free
Do I tear up a bit at that closing line? Yes, yes I do.
Bonus points for that bouncy bassline, and particularly the surprising bit at the very end when everything drops out but for a few bars of acoustic guitar. It's just a brief fade-out, yet the sort of attention to detail that showed the Clash weren't just another punk band, but purveyors of studio-polished rock & roll majesty, as would be confirmed on the next album.Live: