• Acoustic,  Joe Strummer

    Joe Strummer Acoustic in 1999

    It’s necessary here on Ickmusic to periodically post about the late great Joe Strummer. Today, my friends, a treat. This is an afternoon in-store appearance in Portland, Oregon back in November of 1999. Joe’s first Mescaleros album, Rock Art &…

  • R&B,  Rock

    Time is Tight

    I finally filled my Clash collection this weekend when I picked up ‘Super Black Market Clash’. What took me so long? I have no clue. But I’m really enjoying hearing some new-to-me Clash songs like “Long Time Jerk”, as well…

  • Punk

    The Clash on Fridays (video)

    Bedazzled has some quality & classic Clash video from the old TV show “Fridays”. Given my recent Clash show posting (and another one in the near future), I thought I’d share this link with yawl…. Link: The Clash on Fridays…

  • Punk,  Rock

    The Clash hit France

    There are a few recurring themes on this site that I unapologetically hammer at the masses. There’s Prince, there’s Springsteen, and there is Joe Strummer & The Clash. I came across a cool bootleg recently of what I guess would…

  • Rock,  World

    Going Global with Joe

    Dick Rude, a long time friend of Joe Strummer, is releasing an hour long movie on DVD this summer entitled ‘Let’s Rock Again!’. The one-hour film was shot over the last 18 months of Joe’s life. “It has been my…

  • Joe Strummer,  Rock

    Joe Strummer Mix

    It was the holiday season three years ago when Joe Strummer left this world. In memory of one my major musical heroes, here’s a snapshot of Joe’s work through the years. We miss you, Joe. Joe Strummer: The IckMusic Mix…

  • Rock

    Hey Joe, Happy Birthday

    Joe Strummer should be a young 53 years old today, but as fate would have it, he was plucked from this world almost three years ago. Thanks to this post at Berkeley Place, reminding me of fact that Joe’s birthday…

  • Rock

    I Miss Joe Strummer II

    I had to offer up a Clash classic to complement Joe’s later work with the Mescaleros which I posted yesterday. The song is “Safe European Home”, which is about a trip to Jamaica taken by Joe and Mick Jones. Apparently,…