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Redemption song : the ballad of Joe Strummer

Author: Chris Salewicz
Publisher: New York : Faber and Faber, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A profile of Joe Strummer, front man for the Clash, one of rock music's most important bands of the late 1970s and early 1980s, draws on interviews with friends, family, and musical colleagues to capture the late musician's ongoing cultural significance.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Joe Strummer; Joe Strummer; Joe Strummer
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Salewicz
ISBN: 9780571211784 057121178X
OCLC Number: 76794852
Notes: "Originally published in different form in 2006 by HarperCollinsEntertainment, Great Britain, as Redemption song: the authorised biography of Joe Strummer"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: viii, 629 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map, music ; 24 cm
Contents: Straight to heaven 2002 --
R.I. punk 2002 --
Indian summer 1999 --
Stepping out of Babylon (one more time) 2003 (1952-1957) --
Be true to your school (like you would to your girl) 1957-1964 --
Blue apples (1965-1969) --
The magic vest (1970-971) --
The bad shoplifter goes gravedigger 1971-1974 --
Pillars of wiscom 1974-1975 --
"This man is a star!" 1975-1976 --
I'm going to be a punk rocker 1976 --
Under heavy manners 1976-1977 --
The all-night drug-prowling wolf 1977-1979 --
Red hand of fate 1979 --
News of clock nine 1979-1980 --
1st May take a holiday 1980-1981 --
The news behind the news 1981-1982 --
Anger was cooler 1982-1984 --
Spanish bombs 1984-1985 --
Man of mystery 1985-1987 --
Soldiers of misfortune 1987-1988 --
On the other hand ... 1988-1989 --
The reckless alternative 1990-1991 --
The cool impossible 1991-1993 --
The excitement gang 1993-1997 --
Let's rock again! 1998-2000 --
Campfire tales 2000-2002 --
Bringing it all back home 2002 --
Coda (the west) 2002-2003.
Other Titles: Ballad of Joe Strummer
Responsibility: Chris Salewicz.
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A profile of Joe Strummer, front man for the Clash, one of rock music's most important bands of the late 1970s and early 1980s, draws on interviews with friends, family, and musical colleagues to capture the late musician's ongoing cultural significance.

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