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"Tommy Gun" was London punk rock band The Clash's seventh single, and the first single taken from their second album Give 'Em Enough Rope'

Joe Strummer said that he got the idea for the song when he was thinking about terrorists, and how they probably enjoy reading about their killings as much as movie stars like seeing their films reviewed. While Topper Headon mimics the sound of gangster movie shootings with quick snare hits and the guitars are full of… read more

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Tommy gun
You ain't happy unless you got one
Tommy gun
Ain't gonna shoot the place up just for fun

The Clash - Tommy Gun Lyrics

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  • Toppers a fuckin' animal haha, should get more credit.
  • TOMMMMMYYYY GUUUUN...
  • I had this superb single at the age of 10 years old, the Clash were one of the first ever bands I got into...well them & the Pistols. Still sounds as great to this day I have to say :)
  • Great!
  • A crowd surfing song
  • great
  • It makes me wanna Fuck Shit Up!
  • greatest track ever!!
  • rock on tommy
  • This is your first listen to The Clash. :)

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