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What Was So Great about the Clash, Anyway?
27 Feb 2011 // 4:00 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 // 6:00 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.
The Fascination with Fundamentalism in Hardcore Punk
19 Jun 2014 // 9:30 PM
Some bands echoed the Dead Kennedys' anti-Moral Majority messages; others embodied right-wing religion.
The Fall of The Clash Minus the Rise
18 May 2014 // 9:10 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 // 6:00 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.
Joe Strummer's Thunderbird Is Up for Sale on eBay
13 Aug 2014 // 5:27 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 // 7:00 AM
Joe Strummer cycled through a wardrobe's worth of personas in his career; but it never changed his fundamental authenticity or optimism.