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Joe Strummer

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John Graham Mellor (21 August 1952 – 22 December 2002), known by his stage name Joe Strummer, was a British musician, singer, actor and songwriter who was the co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of the Clash, a punk ...

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John Graham Mellor (21 August 1952 – 22 December 2002), known by his stage name Joe Strummer, was a British musician, singer, actor and songwriter who was the co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of the Clash, a punk rock band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk. Their music also incorporated elements of reggae, ska, dub, funk, rap, and rockabilly. The Clash were one of the most prominent of the emerging bands in the UK punk rock scene, their second album, Give 'Em Enough Rope (1978) reaching number 2 on the UK charts. Soon after, they began achieving success in the US, starting with London Calling (1979), and peaking with 1982's Combat Rock, reaching number 7 on the US charts and being certified 2x platinum there. The Clash's politicised lyrics, musical experimentation, and rebellious attitude had a far-reaching influence on rock, alternative rock in particular.

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Johnny Appleseed
Johnny Appleseed
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The Mescaleros
The Harder They Come (Feat Long Beach Dub Allstars)
The Harder They Come (Feat Long Beach Dub Allstars)
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Yalla Yalla
Redemption Song (feat. Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros)
Redemption Song (feat. Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros)
Tennessee Rain (Walker Soundtrack)
I Fought The Law - Glastonbury 1999
Techno D-Day - Glastonbury 1999
Brand New Cadillac   Glastonbury 1999
Brand New Cadillac Glastonbury 1999
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