in Headon Hill, and the cliffs are magnificent.
a, Chalk; b, Woolwich and Reading beds; c, London clay; d, Bagshot series; e, Headon series; f, g, Osborne and Bembridge series.
After the recording of Combat Rock, the Clash fired Topper Headon due to his heroin addiction.
Topper Headon is the Human Drum Machine, the man behind the kit for most of the Clash's recordings.
Joe Strummer said "We would have been absolutely lost if it wasn't for Topper Headon".
Headon joined the Clash in between the recording and release of their first album.
During the recording of "Give 'Em Enough Rope", Sandy Pearlman gave Headon the nickname "The Human Drum Machine", because he never made mistakes.
In many gig reviews, the phrase "Headon's drumming carried them through", or something like it, will appear.
The Clash recorded an amazing first album with Terry Chimes, but without Headon, the band would have been lost.
Headon's drumming continued onto London Calling, where he was more than a match for the numerous genres the Clash took on.
On Combat Rock, it's credited to "The Clash", but Headon was responsible for most of "Rock The Casbah".
The whole band admits that Headon wrote the song, but not many people are aware of it.
During his tenure with the Clash, Headon got addicted to heroin, and it proved to be a habit he couldn't kick.
After the recording of Combat Rock, Headon was given an ultimatum: Kick the habit, or leave the band.
This was really the beginning of the end for the Clash, because Headon's drumming had been the cohesive force holding the band together.
Later, in the documentary "Westway to the World", Headon admitted that if he had been able to kick heroin, he could still see the band being together.
Still, Headon admits that even knowing what would have happened to the band, he probably would not have been able to kick the habit.
Three of the band members, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon, and Topper Headon, appear decked out in fine clothes and new equipment.
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