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5 O'CLOCK SHADOW | I Fought The Law

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Robert Gaston "Bobby" Fuller was born on this day in 1942.

Fuller is best known for his cover of "I Fought The Law."
Written by Sonny Curtis, Fuller's 1965 version made the song famous.

Dig this film recording of the Bobby Fuller Four oozing mid-60s deliciousness..

Another well-known version of the song was recorded by The Clash in 1979.
It was first released on their '79 EP "The Cost of Living" and subsequently on their self-titled LP.

Here they are, getting their "punk" on!