The Clash
London Calling





Release Year: 1979

Rankings:
All-Time
#19 / 1970s #4 / 1979 #1


Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2015 Update) 1-1001
Blender (USA) - Standout Tracks from the 500 CDs You Must Own (2003) No Order
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Consequence of Sound (USA) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2012) 33
Dave Marsh (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Singles Ever Made (1989) 173
Michaelangelo Matos (USA) - Top 100 Singles of the 1980s (2001) 101
Nathan Brackett (USA) - Legendary Rock Songs (2011) No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - Songs Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Track at Each Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - The 200 Best Songs of the 1970s (and Recommended Listening) (2016) 48
PopMatters (USA) - The 100 Best Songs Since Johnny Rotten Roared (2003) 2
Rikky Rooksby (USA) - Inside 100 Classic Rock Tracks (2001) No Order
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA) - 500 Songs That Shaped Rock (1995) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2004) 15
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Updated 2010) 15
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 601-700
Time-Life (USA) - Rock & Roll: The Stories Behind the Songs (2017) No Order
Treble (USA) - The Top 200 Songs of the 1970s (2012) 8
Ultimate Classic Rock (USA) - Top 200 '70s Songs (2015) No Order
VH1 (USA) - Nominations for the 100 Greatest 80s Songs (2006) No Order
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Songs from the Past 25 Years (2003) 38
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2000) 64
WZLX (USA) - 1,007 Greatest Songs of All Time (2015) 529
Woxy.com (USA) - Modern Rock 500 Songs of All Time (combined rank 1989-2009) 19
inStash (USA) - Top 100: Greatest Songs (Of All Time) (2010) 83
2FM (Ireland) - Top 100 Singles of All Time (2003) 43
Dave Thompson (UK) - 1000 Songs that Rock Your World (2011) 95
Elspeth Beidas (UK) - 10,000 Things You Need to Know: The Big Book of Lists [100 Songs] (2016) No Order
Gary Mulholland (UK) - This Is Uncool: The 500 Best Singles Since Punk Rock (2002) No Order
Kerrang (UK) - 666 Songs You Must Own: The Ultimate Playlist (2004) 21
Mark Ellingham (USA) - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists: 5,000 Songs You Must Download (2007) No Order
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of NME's Lifetime (2012) 22
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1970s (2012) 3
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 32
NME (UK) - The Top 100 Singles of All Time (2002) 9
Q (UK) - 50 Greatest British Tracks (2005) 14
Q (UK) - The 1001 Best Songs Ever (2003) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Songs Everyone Must Hear (2009) No Order
Uncut (UK) - The Clash's 30 Best Songs (2003) 3
XFM (UK) - The Top 1000 Songs of All Time (2010) No Order
Nerikes Allehanda (Sweden) - The 50 Best Rock Songs of All Time (1992) 34
Nils Hansson, Dagens Nyheter (Sweden) - The 48 Best Rock Songs (1998) 33
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Singles of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 3
3FM (The Netherlands) - 3 voor 12: 312 Essentials (2013) No Order
Berlin Media (Germany) - The 100 Best Singles of All Time (1998) 15
Hartbeat! (Germany) - Top 100 Singles by 15 Critics (1997) 225
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 700 Best Songs of All Time (2014) 10
Neon (Germany) - Die 222 besten Songs aller Zeiten [The 222 Best Songs of All Time] (2008) No Order
Philipp Holstein, RP Online (Germany) - Top 100 Songs of All Time (2015) 88
Rolling Stone (Germany) - Anniversary Special: 222 Songs (2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs of the 1970s (2010) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Songs of All Time (2004) 11
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The Best Singles of 5 Decades (1997) No Order
Fréderic Platzer (France) - Le top 100 du rock [Top 100 Rock Songs] (2013) No Order
Gilles Verlant and Thomas Caussé (France) - 3000 Rock Classics (2009, update 2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - Le Petit Livre Rock: The Juke Box Singles 1950-2012 No Order
Jocelyn Manchek (France) - Pop Rock Playlist: 2000 titres pour votre lecteur mp3 [2,000 Songs for Your MP3 Player] (2008) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 1000 Indispensable Songs (2006) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 1000 Necessary Songs (2015) 4
El Pais (Spain) - 100 Musicians Choose 100 Songs That Changed Their Lives (2009) 92
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The Top 150 Songs from the 20th Century (1998) 71
Rocks Musiczine (Spain) - The 100 Best Rock Songs in History (1995) 88
Max (Australia) - The Top 1000 Greatest Songs of All Time (2013) 175
Richard Kingsmill (Australia) - Hottest 100 Songs of All Time (2009) 19
STM Entertainment (Australia) - The 50 Best Songs Ever (2007) 16
Toby Creswell (Australia) - 1001 Songs (2005) No Order
Toby Creswell (Australia) - Rockwiz Decades: The Greatest Songs of Our Time (2015) No Order
Ezio Guaitamacchi (Italy) - Mille canzoni che ci hanno cambiato la vita [1,000 Songs That Changed Our Lives] (2009) No Order
Jam (Italy) - 100 Songs to Understand Rock (2004) No Order
Luca Sofri (Italy) - Playlist: 2978 canzoni di cui non potete fare a meno [2,978 Songs You Can't Live Without] (2008) No Order
Massimo Cotto (Italy) - We Will Rock You: 709 Canzoni [709 Songs] (2009) No Order
Mauro Ronconi (Italy) - The Best Song from the 200 Best Albums (1998) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 17 Critics and Their Top 50 Songs (2002) 2
Rumore (Italy) - Top 300 Songs of All Time (2017) 38
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Songs of the Century (2003) No Order
End of Year Lists
Village Voice (USA) - Singles of the Year 4
NME (UK) - Singles of the Year 3