Bankrobber’ was a non-album single released on August 8 1980 that was eventually on the Clash’s compilation album Super Black Market Clash. Arguably the band’s most successful dub creation, ‘Bankrobber’ discusses the two choices people can make in their lives: to quietly live by the rules and be a slave or stand on their feet and live the life of a societal outlaw – and, for what it’s worth, it showed up on the 2008 Guy Ritchie film ‘Rocknrolla’. Bankrobber/Robber Dub" Track Info.
Album: Black Market Clash (1980). Charted: 12. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. songfacts ®. Artistfacts ®. Lyrics. This song describes a boy whose father robs banks, but refuses to harm anybody in the process; he simply loves to live life as a criminal. Unfortunately many people took these lyrics literally, prompting sniffy critics to point out that Joe Strummer's dad was a foreign office diplomat and not actually a bankrobber. 'Bankrobber is an interesting one," Clash guitarist Mick Jones told Daniel Rachel, author of The Art of Noise: Conversations with Great Songwriters. I think my dad was a bankrobber's assistant. There was talk of him driving getaway cars. He was a cab driver but he drove for other people. The songs are like folk songs. They've become like traditional songs.
Album Name Bankrobber. Type EP. Released date 1980. Music StylePunk-Rock. Members owning this album0. Other productions from The Clash.
The Clash's official music video for 'Bankrobber'. it/TClashthis site?IQid ClashBrbr. it/ClashBrbrPlay?IQid ClashBrbr. it/ClashMulti?IQid ClashBrbr. my daddy was a bankrobber. but he never hurt nobody. he just loved to live that way.
Saying how bad my life is. Daddy was a bankrobber. He loved to steal your money. The old man spoke up in a bar. Said I've never been to prison. A lifetime serving one machine. Ten times worse than prison. Imagine if all the boys in jail. Get out now together.
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