Joe Strummer

Joe Strummer

English musician, born in Ankara, Turkey, 1952:

No introduction is needed for the one-time singer, guitarist and beating passionate heart of The Clash (1976-1986). Prior to The Clash he played in The Vultures (1973-1974), whilst living in Newport, Wales, before moving to London, where he formed fiery pub rockers The 101'ers (1974-1976). After The Clash split in 1986 he did solo work, acted in Alex Cox films, did work as guest guitarist and then stand-in lead vocalist for The Pogues, and eventually formed Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros (1999-2002), who recorded three LPs which didn't rock anywhere near as hard as The Clash ever did. He died in 2002 of a heart attack, aged 50.

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DISCOGRAPHY

Subsequent studio albums: Walker (1987), Earthquake Weather (1989)

Singles & Albums

Joe Strummer - Love KillsLove Kills (7"/12", 1986)

Extraneous Items

Joe Strummer - Joe Strummer 001Joe Strummer 001 (3xLP, Comp + 12"/2xCD, 2018)

Various Artists

Sid And Nancy: Love Kills (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack) UK/US LP/CD 1986 (MCA): Love Kills / Dum Dum Club

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Links

Joe Strummer.com

Joe Strummer.org

Joe Strummer Facebook

Wikipedia

Joe Strummer Foundation - Empowerment Through Music

Joe Strummer with The 101'ers & The Clash

Perfect Sound Forever Joe Strummer Interview

 

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jane@punkygibbon.co.uk

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