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Jesse Dayton

the clash

Some promo copywriter at the Clash’s American label, Epic Records, came up with the questionable slogan “19 songs by the only band that matters” for the sticker that appeared on the face of 1980’s U.S. release of London Calling. While singer/guitarist Joe Strummer, lead guitarist Mick Jones, bassist Paul Simonon and drummer Topper Headon didn’t […]

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Today would have been Joe Strummer’s 68th birthday, and artists including Bruce Springsteen, Jeff Tweedy, and Cherry Glazerr are honoring the former Clash frontman with a star-studded tribute concert benefitting Save Our Stages. Hosted by Jesse Malin and produced by Malin, Jeff Raspe, and Strummer’s estate manager David Zonshine, A Song For Joe: Celebrating The…

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