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Watch The Clash's Mick Jones and Paul Simonon Perform with Primal Scream

December 9, 2011  |  1:52pm
Watch The Clash's Mick Jones and Paul Simonon Perform with Primal Scream

As NME reports, guitarist Mick Jones and bassist Paul Simonon, formerly of London punk icons The Clash, joined forces with Glasgow-based Primal Scream last night for a unique performance.

The unlikely pairing occurred at a show dedicated to the victims of the Hillsborough soccer disaster of 1989, where 96 fans of Liverpool F.C. were trampled and crushed to death — the worst sports disaster in U.K. history. The show is part of an ongoing series of concert benefits organized by friends and family of the accident’s victims.

Jones performed 12 Clash songs during the concert, and he was joined by Simonon for “Guns of Brixton,” “Jail Guitar Doors” and “Brand New Cadillac.” The event marked Simonon’s and Jones’ first time performing songs by their old band together in almost 30 years.

Jones was also assisted on stage by singer-songwriter Pete Wylie as well as members of the band The Farm. After his performance, the former Clash duo performed with Primal Scream on the band’s well-known song “Rocks.”

Watch Jones and Simonon playing with Primal Scream below:

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