Tag Archives: Joe Strummer

Buncha Bored Punks

And off, or on, we go with our current “As Others Cheese Us” theme, taking a look at how non-U.S.-based artists see America. And in the case of the Clash, it’s rather a jaundiced view. (Helpful link for the e-mail … Continue reading

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The Last Punk Song

There’s a thing with punk rock. Anarchy is good, authority is bad, drugs are good as well as sex, and of course rock and roll can be good or bad depending on who’s doing the shouting. Playing your instrument and/or … Continue reading

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A Train Clash

It’s 1979, and the punk movement that was all-powerful in England a year earlier has simply imploded under the weight of its drug-fueled rebellious lifestyle. The Sex Pistols are done, with the ugly departure and death of Sid Vicious, and … Continue reading

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