joe strummer dies at 50
Joe Strummer, most famous for his work as the Clash guitarist and singer, passed away on Sunday. Strummer, who's birth name was Mellor, was born in Turkey and was the son of a British diplomat. In addition to playing with The Clash, Strummer had a solo career along with a short run in The Pogues. He was touring with his newest band, the Mescaleros as recently as November. He leaves behind a wife and children. More information about Joe can be found at www.strummersite.com.