Joe Strummer

Joe Strummer
Aliases
Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros
Real name
John Graham Mellor
Born
August 21, 1952
Died
December 22, 2002
Country
United Kingdom
IPI
00046701786
00046701688
Comments
Punk rock rhythm guitarist, vocalist and songwriter.
Member of
101ers   
The Clash   
Related
Timon Dogg    Member of The Mescaleros
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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
2003 Pearl Jam
September 30, 2003 The Loved Ones

Covers by Joe Strummer

Title Performer Release date Originally by
October 2003 Ramones
December 2003 James Waynes
2003 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
November 25, 2003 Bob Marley & The Wailers [1974-...]
September 30, 2003 Dandy
2003 Fats Domino
September 30, 2003 Jimmy Cliff
October 2000 Jimmy Cliff

Songs written by Joe Strummer

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
1977 Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash November 19, 1991 Covered by (6 artists)
Arms Aloft Joe Strummer, Scott Shields, Simon Stafford, Martin Slattery Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros 2003 Covered by Pearl Jam
Atom Tan Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash May 14, 1982 Covered by The Silver Hawks
Bankrobber Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash August 1980 Covered by (15 artists)
Broadway Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by Stew
Capital Radio Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash November 1980 Covered by (2 artists)
Career Opportunities Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash April 8, 1977 Covered by (9 artists)
Charlie Don't Surf Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by (3 artists)
Cheat Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash April 8, 1977 Covered by (2 artists)
Clampdown Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 14, 1979 Covered by (11 artists)
Clash City Rockers Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash February 17, 1978 Covered by (5 artists)
Coma Girl Joe Strummer, Scott Shields, Simon Stafford, Martin Slattery Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros September 30, 2003 Covered by The Loved Ones
Complete Control Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash September 23, 1977 Covered by (7 artists)
Corner Soul Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by Ethan Lipton
Death Is a Star Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash May 14, 1982 Covered by New Rote'Ka
Death or Glory Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 14, 1979 Covered by (7 artists)
Four Horsemen Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 14, 1979 Covered by (3 artists)
Garageland Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash April 8, 1977 Covered by (4 artists)
Gates of the West Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash May 11, 1979 Covered by (2 artists)
Hateful Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 14, 1979 Covered by (8 artists)
Hate & War Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash April 8, 1977 Covered by Murphy's Law
Hitsville U.K. Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by (2 artists)
If Music Could Talk Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by Steve Wynn
I'm Not Down Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 14, 1979 Covered by (3 artists)
I'm So Bored With the U.S.A. Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash April 8, 1977 Covered by (4 artists)
Ivan Meets G.I. Joe Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by Jason Ringenberg and Kristi Rose
Jail Guitar Doors Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash February 17, 1978 Covered by (2 artists)
Janie Jones Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash April 8, 1977 Covered by (10 artists)
Jimmy Jazz Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 14, 1979 Covered by (5 artists)
Junkie Slip Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by Mark Cutler
Keys to Your Heart Joe Strummer The 101ers 1976 Covered by (3 artists)
Kingston Advice Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by Camper van Beethoven
Know Your Rights Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash May 14, 1982 Covered by (3 artists)
Koka Kola Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 14, 1979 Covered by (3 artists)
Let's Go Crazy Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by Storybox
Lightning Strikes (Not Once but Twice) Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by London Calling of Chicago
Living in Fame Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by Lou Carlozo
London Calling Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 7, 1979 Covered by (32 artists)
London's Burning Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash April 8, 1977 Covered by (10 artists)
Lost in the Supermarket Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 14, 1979 Covered by (9 artists)
Lover's Rock Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 14, 1979 Covered by (3 artists)
Mensforth Hill Joe Strummer The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by Bee Maidens
Midnight Log Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by Soul Food with Mick Gallagher
One More Time Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by (4 artists)
Rebel Waltz Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by (2 artists)
Rock the Casbah Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash May 14, 1982 Covered by (18 artists)
Rudie Can't Fail Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 14, 1979 Covered by (10 artists)
Safe European Home Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash November 10, 1978 Covered by (6 artists)
Shepherds Delight Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by The Hyphens
Should I Stay or Should I Go? Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash May 14, 1982 Covered by (45 artists)
Silicone on Sapphire Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by The Blizzard of 78 Featuring Mikey Dread
Somebody Got Murdered Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by (4 artists)
Something About England Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by Coal Porters
Spanish Bombs Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 14, 1979 Covered by (8 artists)
Stay Free Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash November 10, 1978 Covered by (3 artists)
Straight to Hell Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash May 14, 1982 Covered by (14 artists)
The Call Up Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by (3 artists)
The Card Cheat Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 14, 1979 Covered by (2 artists)
The Crooked Beat Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by Wreckless Eric
The Equaliser Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by Sunset Heroes
The Leader Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by Amy Rigby
The Magnificent Seven Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by (5 artists)
The Right Profile Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 14, 1979 Covered by (2 artists)
The Sound of Sinners Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by Bill Lloyd
The Street Parade Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by Dollar Store
This Is England Joe Strummer, Bernie Rhodes The Clash September 1985 Covered by Dub Spencer & Trance Hill
This Is Radio Clash Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash November 20, 1981 Covered by (4 artists)
Tommy Gun Paul Simonon, Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash November 10, 1978 Covered by (7 artists)
Train in Vain Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 14, 1979 Covered by (24 artists)
Version City Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Topper Headon The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by (2 artists)
Washington Bullets Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash December 12, 1980 Covered by (3 artists)
We Are the Clash Joe Strummer, Bernie Rhodes The Clash November 4, 1985 Covered by Sparks
What's My Name Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Keith Levene The Clash April 8, 1977 Covered by (6 artists)
(White Man) In Hammersmith Palais Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash June 16, 1978 Covered by (6 artists)
White Riot Joe Strummer, Mick Jones The Clash March 18, 1977 Covered by (22 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
English Civil War Joe Strummer, Mick Jones When Johnny Comes Marching Home The Clash Covered by (3 artists)
Up in Heaven (Not Only Here) Joe Strummer, Michael Jones United Fruit The Clash Covered by The Smithereens

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Streetcore Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros 2003 Hellcat Records

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Coma Girl [CD1] Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros September 30, 2003 Hellcat Records
Coma Girl [CD2] Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros October 2003 Hellcat Records
Redemption Song Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros December 2003 Hellcat Records

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
Free The West Memphis 3 - A Benefit for Truth and Justice various artists October 2000 Koch Records
Unearthed various artists November 25, 2003 American

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Shatter the Hotel - A Dub Inspired Tribute to Joe Strummer various artists December 8, 2009 Mojo Brand Records