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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
By Georgia Dehn
“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