Joe Strummer Was Punk Rock’s Clash Act

Jim Farber of the New York Daily News writes, “Joe Strummer’s voice flamed through the air like a Molotov cocktail, scorching and shattering everything in its wake. He made every word burn. What better sound to front the most righteously political band of its era, the Clash? With phrasing as blunt as a protest slogan and lung power the equal of bombs, Strummer had the perfect voice for insurrection, the yell that leads the charge.” The full article at has since been removed or relocated.

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