'Street Fighting Years' helped the Scottish heroes end the 1980s with their fourth UK No. 1 album in a row.
Diamond's original was covered by reggae artist Tony Tribe, whose version inspired UB40's massive chart-topping rendition of 1983.
The 'Ballad of the Streets' EP became the Scottish band's only British chart-topper in February 1989.
The long-out-of-print LP joins five additional albums from Van Zandt making all of Little Steven’s records from his early career once again available on vinyl.
Legendary South African jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekala, Paul Simon and Miles David collaborator, has died from prostate cancer at the age of 78