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The sudden death in December 2002 of Joe Strummer, frontman of the legendary Seventies punk band The Clash, robbed the world of rock and roll music of on. .

Before his death, Joe Strummer could hardly get arrested. Afterwards, he was feted as a rock icon. This is the inside story of the solo years struggle of a punk rock warlord. 15 years after the undignified demise of The Clash, Strummer had not released any new music for a decade. But he was on the cusp of a belated career revival with his new band The Mescaleros, a ragged roots-rock collective who combined folk, reggae and world music elements. Back to garageland, but with a global twist. It was this new Mescaleros material that drew me to interview Strummer, particularly Yalla Yalla, a mesmerising dub rock anthem that sounded like a Straight To Hell for the new millennium

John Graham Mellor (21 August 1952 – 22 December 2002), known by his name from May of 1975, Joe Strummer, was a British musician, singer, composer, actor and songwriter who was the co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of the Clash, a rock band formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk rock. Their second album, Give 'Em Enough Rope (1978) reached number 2 on the UK charts.

Joe Strummer isn’t someone you think about having a driver’s license. As leader of The Clash, the most righteous and heroic British guitar band of his generation, Joe was a rebel street poet, the punk rock Woody Guthrie, a guy you believed in despite your rampaging cynicism. His rap was, I’m so bored with the U-S-A, not the D-M-V. And yet there’s his California license photo on the front of Joe Strummer 001, the fascinating new box set compiling Joe’s post-Clash solo output. There are also two tracks by his pre-Clash band the 101ers. The downside to Strummer’s eat-the-world, spit-it-back songwriting style is evident on Earthquake Weather, his debut solo album from 1989. Only one song, a cover of the reggae oldie Ride Your Donkey, is included on Strummer 001, and that’s for the best. Gangsterville might have also warranted inclusion.

Joe Strummer was a founding member and frontman of legendary punk rock group The Clash. He is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Arguments began tearing The Clash apart, and in September 1983, Joe Strummer fired Mick Jones from the band. The group released one more album, the critically reviled Cut the Crap, in 1985 before Joe Strummer shut The Clash down. Strummer described the last half of the 1980s as his "wilderness years.

Strummer and the Clash were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in January 2003. In his remembrance, Strummer's friends and family established a non-profit Strummerville now known as The Joe Strummer Foundation which gives opportunities to musicians and support to projects around the world that create empowerment through music. YouTube Encyclopedic. The album was panned by fans and critics alike and Strummer disbanded the Clash

Former Clash member Joe Strummer is returning to the limelight with a short tour of the States. The outing kicks off later this month in advance of the release of a new album by Strummer and his new band, the Mescaleros, on the Rancid-affiliated Hellcat label. The record, tentatively titled "Rock, Art and The X-Ray Style," is due out this fall, and the first single is likely to be "Yalla Yalla

In some ways, the double-disc, 28-track compilation The Story of the Clash, Vol. 1 does its job quite well - if the job is indeed presenting a relatively thorough overview for casual fans. Mick Jones, Joe Strummer. 4. Tommy Gun.


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The Clash - The Joe Strummer Story album flac
Performer: The Clash
Title: The Joe Strummer Story
Category: Rock
Released: 2006
Rating: 4.5/5
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