The best documentary ever made about The Clash

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Probably the best documentary ever made about The Clash – Don Letts’ Westway To The World.

Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon and Frank ‘Topper’ Headon give their personal account of The Clash. The interviews are simply shot by Letts, who has mixed the interviews with live footage and rare film, which plays out against the individual memories of triumphs and frustrations. Listen to the emotion in Strummer’s voice when he talks about the band’s demise, or Headon’s humble (and moving) apology for his drug abuse. This is a classic piece of documentary film-making – catch it while you can.

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