Peter Silverton in Rainbow Theatre - 1977

from The Clash: Greatness from Garageland:

UNANNOUNCED, TO SAY the least, a kid in boots, suspenders and short-cropped hair clambers through the photographers' pit and up onto the stage of London's Rainbow Theatre. Benignly ignored by band, stage crew and security alike, he wanders around the stage a little drunkenly, uncertain quite what to do now that he's made it up onto the hallowed, sacrosanct boards and is not making quite the impression he thought. Decision flickers across his face, lit by the giant spots, and he grabs hold of the singer's mike and prepares to join in on the harmonies. When the singer wants his mike back, the …   more >>
cite as

Peter Silverton, The Clash: Greatness from Garageland. In Trouser Press (February, 1978). accessed: 7 October, 2022

location of experience: Rainbow Theatre


Listening to

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Punk Rock
written by Mick Jones, Joe Strummer, Paul Simenon
performed by The Clash

Experience Information

Date/Time 1977
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by cochranespeedy on Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:06:23 +0100