Joe Strummer
Features // 11 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 5 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
Media // 1 Articles
//Features

What Was So Great about the Clash, Anyway?
27 Feb 2011 // 3:00 PM

So how does someone go from anti-nuke activist to serious foreign policy maven, student protester to midlife bourgeoisie, and feel the same way about "The Only Band That Matters"?

Redemption Song: On the Other Hand... [1988–1989]
24 May 2007 // 5:00 PM

"Music's got shit, Thatcher became God, ninety percent of the papers are right-wing and brown-nosing." -- Joe Strummer to Carol Clerk in Melody Maker interview.

//Columns

The Fascination with Fundamentalism in Hardcore Punk
19 Jun 2014 // 8:30 PM

Some bands echoed the Dead Kennedys' anti-Moral Majority messages; others embodied right-wing religion.

//Reviews

The Fall of The Clash Minus the Rise
18 May 2014 // 8:10 PM

For a telling of "the only band that mattered", there's something of a lack of yeast in the brew, here.

Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten
10 Jul 2008 // 5:00 PM

The director of Earth Girls Are Easy finally sees his masterful cinematic character study on the late "punk rock warlord" Joe Strummer released on DVD, with minimal extras.

//Blogs

Joe Strummer's Thunderbird Is Up for Sale on eBay
13 Aug 2014 // 4:27 AM

Wow. Joe Strummer's car, a Chalfont Blue 1963 Ford Thunderbird, is for sale on eBay.

Joe Strummer: Punk-Rock Shapeshifter
3 Jun 2014 // 6:00 AM

Joe Strummer cycled through a wardrobe's worth of personas in his career; but it never changed his fundamental authenticity or optimism.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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