All Members (60)

Stella Whitlock

Fayetteville, NC, United States

Sonia Rapaport

Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Sherry Audette Morrow

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Peter Hyatt

Vero Beach FL., United States

Betty Austin-Ware

Fort Mill SC, United States

Jim Clark

Wilson, NC, United States

Linda Erday

Greensboro, NC, United States

Lois Gray

Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Gary Floyd

Massachusetts, United States

Celisa Steele

Carrboro, NC, United States

Hugh Spinks

Sanford, NC, United States

Lucas Butchart

Greensboro, NC, United States

John Leslie Butchart

Greensboro, United States

Vincent Holiday

Winesburg, Ohio, United States

AT RANDOM by Lee Zacharias

PopMatters Book Reviews

'The Clash on the Clash' Is a Smorgasbord of Contradictions


I figured, in the case of The Clash, there were no new tales to tell. Sean Egan’s The Clash on The Clash, however, offers a compelling counter-argument.

In September 1983, completely against character, Clash founder and guitarist Mick Jones showed up for rehearsal on time, only to be sacked by Joe Strummer, with a nod of assent from Paul Simonon. The drama and hilarity that preceded this end-of-an-era incident is well-documented: see Pat Gilbert’s Passion Is a Fashion (2004), Chris Salewicz’s Redemption Song: The Ballad of Joe Strummer (2006), the exhaustive work of Marcus Gray, two dozen titles by Clash-de-campers and fanatics…

© 2017   Created by Vincent Holiday.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service