Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros

by PopMatters Staff

21 May 2007

 

All this week PopMatters is offering exclusive excerpts from the new Chris Salewicz biography of Joe Strummer, published this week in the U.S. by Faber & Faber.

Monday [5/21]: In the first installment, beginning with news of Strummer’s death, Salewicz remembers Joe’s drive, humor, and constant internal conflict. [read article]

Here we offer some of the best videos from Strummer’s career with the Mescaleros:

Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros - Johnny Appleseed

Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros - Coma Girl

Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros - Safe European Home [Live at the Roseland Ballroom in New York (1999)]

Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros - White Man in Hammersmith Palais [Live in Cologne, Germany (1999)]

Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros - Tommy Gun [Live at the Roseland Ballroom in New York (1999)]

Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros - Rudie Can’t Fail [Live at the Roseland Ballroom in New York (1999)]

Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros - London Calling [Live at the Roseland Ballroom in New York (1999)]

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