Originally Posted by ASYLUM
I read it was orginally recorded by Sunny Curtis and The Crickets in 1959. Later it was recorded by Bobby Fuller in 1965. Then it was covered by The Dead Kennedys,The Clash and Green Day. Give the kid a break every young person is not up on 50's and 60's music these days. I have never met anyone who knows of Sunny Curtis and Bobby Fuller.
Everyone knows it's a Clash cover. It's the second Clash song everyone knows, the first being Rock the Casbah.