Joe Strummer
Photographer/ illustrator
John Joe Coffey

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Sound History.  John Graham Mellor, better known by his name from May of 1975, Joe Strummer (21 August 1952 – 22 December 2002). Jo Strummer was from North Kensington, and was a musician, singer, composer, actor and songwriter who was the co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the Clash, a rock band formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk rock.

Colour & Sound

Jazz Domino Holly remembers her father, Joe Strummer, 1985


“Our house often became party HQ during the carnival, on Lancaster Road, London, during the Notting Hill Carnival.  I was two, with lots of my dad’s friends and fellow musicians coming in and out – people like Gaz Mayall the DJ and son of the blues musician John Mayall, and Don Letts, a Rasta who worked alongside The Clash in their heyday.  All one community. ” for more on Joe Strummer click here







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