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    • AC/DC rock music: Handyman
    • Jun 19th 2019
     
    Hello
    New to this thread but I am really hoping someone can help me. I am looking for some information, confirmation really, on an AC/DC concert at Maple Leaf Gardens in December 1981.

    I am positive that the opening act for this show was The Clash, and not Midnight Flyer. I seem to recall it was a last minute switch. I have been searching the internet, band websites, and youtube and cannot find any evidence to support this. I vividly remember the announcer saying something like “skinheads, punk rockers, pill poppers, something something … The Clash” and they opened with London Calling. Please tell me that I am not crazy and that this amazing concert did actually happen as I remember it. Maybe you were there too…

    Thx.
    • AC/DC rock music: Raff
    • Jun 19th 2019
     
    Unlikely but not impossible.
    The Clash were recording the "Combat Rock" album in NYC in November ans December 1981.
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    Reading Maximum RNR and a snippet from an interview with Paul their bassist at the RNR Hall of Fame, he didn’t know who Ac/dc was. Seems odd that they would forget opening for them.
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      AC/DC rock music: SHOO23L
    • Jun 21st 2019
     
    1. I was at that show at Maple Leaf Gardens.
    2. The Clash were not.
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      AC/DC rock music: DustDevil
    • Jun 21st 2019
     
    The Clap?
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      AC/DC rock music: drillbag
    • Jun 21st 2019
     
    Posted By: DustDevilThe Clap?

    that was what my old band was called hahaha
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    Bizarre
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    there were 2 shows at maple leaf gardens that year (dec 10, dec 11)
    i personally have tix stubs from the show on the 11th

    did you attend any other ac/dc shows in toronto?
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      AC/DC rock music: TKO
    • Jul 4th 2019
     
    I think you might be getting confused. The Clash supported The Who's farewell tour in 1982 and did open with London Calling.
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    The Clash, one of the most overrated bands ever?
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      AC/DC rock music: Thankass
    • Jul 4th 2019
     
    Posted By: MeanstreakThe Clash, one of the most overrated bands ever?
    You soon will meet "Hezbollah's" wrath !