Here's a cultural riddle: Take an icon of a major pop movement and pretend the movement never happened: Ice Cube without gangsta rap, Ken Kesey without LSD, John Lydon without punk. What's left? Would we ever even have heard of these guys? Like Lydon, Joe Strummer rose with punk and will always be associated with it. But if punk had never happened, if the Clash had never happened, Strummer would have. At least, that's the... More >>>
Joe Strummer (far right): "Always a special geezer."