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  1. The song is often cited as one of punk's greatest singles, and is a fiery polemic on record companies, managers and the state of punk music itself, the motivation for the song being the band's label (CBS Records) releasing "Remote Control" without bo

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  2. a song by The Clash, released as a 7" single and featured on the U.S. release of their debut album

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  3. The song also refers to managers of the time who sought to control their groups - Bernie Rhodes (of The Clash) and Malcolm McLaren (the Sex Pistols) - indeed, the song's very title is derived from this theme

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  4. The overriding message of the song can be recognised in this couplet from the song

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  5. The track was recorded at Sarm East Studios in Whitechapel, engineered by Mickey Foote and produced by Lee "Scratch" Perry

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  6. Perry had heard the band's cover of his Junior Murvin hit "Police and Thieves" and was moved enough to have put a picture of the band (the only white artist accorded such an honor) on the walls of his Black Ark Studio in Jamaica

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