Wednesday 12 July 2023

The Clash

Above: "The Clash" painted by Harry Pye with Rowland Smith, For most of their recording career, The Clash consisted of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Joe Strummer (first on the left in the photo below), lead guitarist and vocalist Mick Jones (standing with fag in mouth), bassist Paul Simonon, and drummer Nicky "Topper" Headon (wearing a beret).

Photo above by Chester Simpson (1979)

Above: a photo of Mick Jones taken by Harry Pye in July 2009
In May of this year Mick Jones made a guest appearance on this track by The Goldborns...
A month earlier Paul Simonon collaborated with Galen Ayers on this fantastic new song: Lonely Town

Read The Guardian's opinion on The Clash's 40 Greatest songs: Here 

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