Global A Go-Go

Global A Go-Go, Joe Strummer And The Mescaleros

Contributors
Classical Guitar, Violin, Mandolin: Tymon Dogg
Cymbals, Backup Vocals: Richard Flack
Strings, Loops: Antony Genn
Vocals, Guitar: Joe Strummer
Synthesizer, Bass, Fuzz Guitar, Drones, Wurlitzer, Hammer Dulcimer, Melodica, Saxophone, Hammond Organ, Accordion, Guitar, Flute, Backup Vocals: Martin Slattery
Bass, Guitar, Bongos, Hammond Organ, Bells, Loops, Drums, Backup Vocals: Scott Shields
Udu, Cuban Percussion, Screams, Guiro, Shaker, Bodhran, Glass Harmonica, Noise, Bells, Drums, Bongos, Tambourine, Whistle, Conga: Pablo Cook
Lyrics

World service bulletin - from the nightshift D.J.,
To all wavebands on earth
- Reconnoitre on the killahertz,
This tune is going out to Marconi,
To all corners of the globe,
There is no hut in the Serengeti,
Where my wavelengths do not probe,
An' if a rocket went to Saturn...
We sure a D.J. is on board,
For some anti-gravity mixing,
With two dub plates of U-Roy...
Throwdown! Stray Cat strut in Bulawayo,
Buddy Rich in Burundi,
Quadraphenia in Armenia,
Armenia City of the sky,
Big Youth booming in Djkarta,
Nina Simone over Sierra Leone...
Wild sound of Joujouka in Nevada...
Everywhere, everywhere
Bob's bringing it all back home...
Yeah I let the boogie woogie rumble,
In the back of Bangalore,
I get complaints from Bondi Beach,
What? No longboard surf hardcore?
Oh, send the rock steady out to Freddy,
Who juggles plates in Tsing Tao City,
'Cos tonight!
Bo Diddley's in Finland Station...
Sun Ra's in Omaha,
The Skatalites in New York City,
The Stooges rule over Habana...
The Bhundu Boys rock Acapulco,
Good hip hop in Islamabad,
Ali Farke Toure's in Oaxaca
N'Baaba Maal's all over Stalingrad...
While some are waking some are sleeping,
From Kamchatka to the Gabon,
Above the tradewind wingtips beating,
We calling out for Ronnie,
And da do Ron Ron Ron
We call the Cumbria to tumble,
Across the peaks of the Himalayas,
We send the funk into the jungle,
To the last outpost of the bass player

Artist Bio

Joe Strummer And The Mescaleros

Joe Strummer And The Mescaleros

To celebrate the extraordinary life and career of musician Joe Strummer, Hellcat Records proudly announces the digital release of Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros, The ...

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