Joe Strummer

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Birthday
21, 1952
Birthplace
Ankara, Turkey
Death Date
Dec 22, 2002 (50)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
21, 1952
Birthplace
Ankara, Turkey
Death Date
Dec 22, 2002 (50)

About

English musician best known as the lead singer and founding member of punk rock band The Clash. With The Clash, he recorded such hits as "London Calling," "Rock the Casbah," and "Train in Vain." He also had a lesser-known side project called The Mescaleros.

Before Fame

He first became a lead singer for the Welsh band The Vultures at age 21.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003.

Family Life

He had several relationships, including a green card marriage to Pamela Moolman, a South African citizen attempting to obtain British citizenship. He was married to Lucinda Tait from 1995 until his death.

Associated With

He did a famous cover of Bob Marley's song "Redemption Song."