Joe Strummer

Joe Strummer of the Clash (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Newly Discovered Snail Species Named After The Clash’s Joe Strummer

The spike-shaped creatures have purple blood, making them legitimately punk rock.

12/15/2014

(Photo by Epic Records/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Joe Strummer’s 1963 Ford Thunderbird Up for Auction

Have some extra cash to spare? Like, a lot of cash to spare?

08/12/2014

(Photo Credit: Jack Jeffries)

The Clash Talk ‘Soundsystem,’ Being Wilder Than The Kinks And Scaring The Who

Younger music fans may be confused when presented with Sound System, the new Clash box set.

09/27/2013

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JACK’s Inside Track: The Clash

Question: How do you milk 5 albums worth of material into 13 discs for a box set??

104.1 JACK-FM–09/06/2013

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New Releases: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Kiss, The Kinks & Joe Strummer

Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again.

08/24/2012

photo credit: James Minchin

Jakob Dylan Gets His Clash On With “Reboot”

Dylan has often referenced Joe Strummer and The Clash as a huge influence, and he wears it proudly on his sleeve on the new Wallflowers single, “Reboot The Mission.” With a piano driven rocksteady beat, the song wouldn’t sound out of place on Combat Rock. But The Clash references go far beyond just the sound of the song.

07/24/2012

Clash members Paul Simonon (L) and Joe Strummer (R) in 1984 (Getty Images/STR/AFP)

Video Classics: ‘Rock the Casbah’ – The Clash

While it is unclear whether or not [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Clash[/lastfm]’s 1982 hit, “Rock the Casbah” was written specifically about the Ayatollah Khomeini’s ban of rock music in Iran, it makes a good story, and is so […]

12/27/2011

Twelve Songs To Honor Martin Luther King

Today is Martin Luther King Day in the USA. And while we still mourn his passing, we also need to remember that today is a day of celebration as well — a day for reflecting […]

01/17/2011

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