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Happy Posthumous Birthday


Joe Strummer of The Clash would have turned 58 today (born 21 August 1952). Strummer died suddenly on 22 December 2002 at his home at Broomfield in Somerset, after walking his dog. He was the victim of an undiagnosed congenital heart defect.

Born in Ankara, Turkey and the son of a diplomat, Strummer, whose real name was John Mellor, was middle class and public school educated but became a hugely admired figure as the musical voice of rebellion.

He was also a member of The 101ers, The Mescaleros and The Pogues.

WIKIPEDIA: Joe Strummer

Strummerville | The Joe Strummer Foundation for New Music

Website: The Clash Blog For Clash Fans -

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