Welcome to my music diary – today for the 21st August!
In 1952 Mr. John Graham Mellor was born in Ankara, Turkey. He was better known as Joe Strummer, who fronted the legendary punkers The Clash from 1976 until the break up in 1985. After that Joe Strummer started a successful solo career and founded his band The Mescaleros. On the 22nd December 2002 Joe Strummer passed away at the age of only 50 years. He died in his home at Broomfield in Somerset, the victim of an undiagnosed congenital heart defect.