Allen Ginsberg provides spoken word vocals on Ghetto Defendant.
Ellen Foley sings backup vocals on "Car Jamming".
Album went Double Platinum on June 6, 1995
The album was originally a double LP titled "Rat Patrol From Fort Bragg"
Digitally remastered from the original production master tapes, this a reissue of the 1982 & fifth album by 'the only band that matters'. Features the original artwork and all 12 of the original tracks, including the top 50 hit 'Should I Stay Or Should I Go' and the top 10 smash 'Rock The Casbah'. 'Combat Rock' was the English new/ punk rock group's biggest album in the U.S., reaching #7 at the time. The booklet folds out with the lyrics on one side & the full color poster of the group drinking Asian bottle of Coca-Cola that was included with --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Combat Rock was the last album to feature lead guitarist Mick Jones and drummer Topper Headon. The album was originally going to be released as a double LP under the title Rat Patrol From Fort Bragg. Mick Jones produced the album and did the majority of the studio work along with Topper who was suffering from a severe Heroin addiction. But the Record Company deemed the album to be unreleasable and demanded a remixing of the completed songs. During this time, The Clash was … more