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Joe Strummer

I'da Called Ya' Woody, Joe!

Salvatore Bono | Posted 02.25.2013 | New York
Salvatore Bono

The legacy of The Clash needs no explanation and can still be seen and heard today, and it is Joe Strummer who still stands apart as the front man of The Clash. He is more than just one of the founding fathers of punk. He is a man of the people.

Joe Strummer's Legacy

Jeff Whelan | Posted 10.21.2012 | Entertainment
Jeff Whelan

Joe Strummer, the frontman for the legendary rock n' roll band The Clash, would have turned 60 years old this month. He died suddenly of an undiagnosed heart defect 10 years ago this December, but is arguably more relevant today than at the height of his popularity.

Damien Hirst Is Now Designing Guitars?!

Posted 08.07.2012 | Arts

Recently, British artist Damien Hirst unveiled two new unexpected pieces of art. He painted and modified a Fender Telecaster electric and an Eastwood ...

Birth & Rebirth: A Conversation With Jimmy Cliff, Plus Chatting With Eleni Mandell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.15.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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The Two Johns

Salvatore Bono | Posted 02.12.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

In our turbulent and uncertain times today, we still have the music of John Lennon and Joe Strummer. It is as if they predicted the future, but are also along with us to see what happens next.

The Clash -- 30 Years Since Bond's on Broadway

Salvatore Bono | Posted 08.20.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Between May 28 and June 13, 1981, The Clash, in their only American appearance that year invaded New York City and changed the way concerts were sold ...

Neville Staple: The Original Rude Boy

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment
Salvatore Bono

In 1977, inspired by the attitude and message of punk, a band with distant island sound formed and changed the musical landscape forever. That band was The Specials.

Dom Mariani: Garage Rock's Wizard of Oz

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

In 1983, Dom Mariani and Richard Lane formed the Stems, one of the most tuneful and tasty garage rock bands of the era. Avid fans of pop, R&B, and 60'...

The Yankees and the Curse of Empire

Larry Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Larry Abrams

The Yankees multi million dollar free agent signings of pitchers almost always turn out badly.

A Tribute to Joe Strummer: Use Your Voice

Heidiminx | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Heidiminx

In honor of Joe Strummer's 59th birthday, I'd like to encourage his fans everywhere to stand up, do something, fight for something -- change something.

A Prayer

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Reverend Billy

Aung San Sun Kyi, Nelson Mandela, Chief Joseph, Harvey Milk -- teach us! Revolution aint what it used to be.

Helping Obama Write the Unwritten Future

Shepard Fairey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Shepard Fairey

2009-08-06-R1085COVER_fp.jpgIt's been six-plus months since Obama took office, and the new Rolling Stone cover is the first image of Obama I've created in that time.

This Blog Post Is Even Weirder Than Michael Jackson

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

The general public doesn't mourn the deaths of less-famous people who might have continued to also do great things if they hadn't left us before their time.