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Country hit-maker Chesnutt to play Saturday at Juanita's

Chesnutt, 50, a traditional country singer from Beaumont, Texas, got his start in 1990.

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Related Topix: Country, Juke Box, Punk

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Joe Strummer

John Graham Mellor , best remembered by his stage name Joe Strummer , was a British musician who was the co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of the British punk rock band The Clash , from London, a band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk.

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Related Topix: Punk, Pop/Rock, The Pogues, Folk, Greater London County, England, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

The Clash album that never was: Curating members' post-breakup work for dream 'next record'

In one of the best and most talked-about sequences in Richard Linklater's instant classic film Boyhood , Ethan Hawke gives Ellar Coltrane a homemade compilation he calls The Black Album .

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Related Topix: Punk, Joe Strummer, Pop/Rock, Boyhood, Celebrities, Ethan Hawke, The Beatles

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Mail

New home calling: The Clash lead singer Joe Strummer's classic Ford ...

Better than a Brand New Cadillac: The Clash lead singer Joe Strummer's classic Ford Thunderbird goes up for auction on eBay One lucky fan of the Clash will get to celebrate the birthday of their late lead singer Joe Strummer in roaring fashion - by becoming the new owner of his old classic car.

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Related Topix: Joe Strummer, Punk, Pop/Rock, Magento, California

Fri Aug 15, 2014

CNN

Joe Strummer's car up for auction

It was announced in August that a car belonging to Joe Strummer of The Clash, right, with band members Mick Jones, left, and Paul Simonon in 1978, would be auctioned.

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Related Topix: Punk, Progressive-Rock, Paul Simonon, Pop/Rock, The Velvet Underground, Michigan, Music, Entertainment

Thu Aug 14, 2014

RollingStone

Joe Strummer's 1963 Thunderbird Up for Auction

It's not a brand new Cadillac, but Joe Strummer 's 1963 Chalfont Blue Ford Thunderbird is now up for auction on eBay .

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Related Topix: Western, Comedy Movies, Straight to Hell, Joe Strummer, Pop/Rock, Magento, Punk, California, Music, Entertainment

Wed Aug 13, 2014

This Is Bristol

Ade Edmondson will be performing at Tyntesfield music festival...

Comedian Ade Edmondson will be bringing his band The Bad Shepherds to Tyntesfield this weekend for a mini music festival.

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Related Topix: Adrian Edmondson, Pop/Rock, B.a.D, Punk, The Stranglers

Bedford Today

Classic double bill from The Pad after festival cancelled - Theatre of Hate in town

Following the cancellation of the recent Alt-Fest in Kettering, The Pad Presents have stepped in at the last minute to secure a classic double bill of bands from the festival's Friday line up.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Punk

Billboard

Want to Buy Joe Strummer's 1963 Ford Thunderbird?

The Clash may be known for being working-class London punks, but after over a decade of popularity, frontman Joe Strummer was living a little more comfortably.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Thunderbird, Convertible, Ford, Joe Strummer, Pop/Rock, Punk, Magento, California

Islington Gazette

Islington's rich pop history celebrated in new series of podcasts

From the pioneering producer of Holloway Road, Joe Meek, to the Rainbow Theatre, in Isledon Road, Finsbury Park's iconic 70s rock venue, the broadcasts are designed reconnect today's music lovers with the area's notable past.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Punk

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Billboard

Lauren Bacall Dies: Her Top 5 Pop Song References

With Lauren Bacall's death Tuesday, she leaves behind a pop culture legacy spanning film and the stage, and even into pop music, with an influence marked in numerous hit song lyrics.

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Related Topix: Film Noir, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Key Largo, Celebrities, Lauren Bacall, Punk, Dance, Madonna, Pop/Rock, Joe Strummer

OC Weekly

Joe Strummer's Ford Thunder Bird is Being Sold on E-Bay

Joe Strummer may never have gotten his hands on that brand new Cadillac he sung about on London Calling , but The Clash's late frontman did have a taste for fine automobiles.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Thunderbird, Convertible, Ford, Joe Strummer, Pop/Rock, Punk, August, CA

ContactMusic.com

Joe Strummer's Thunderbird Up For Sale

A Ford Thunderbird previously owned by late The Clash frontman Joe Strummer has been put on sale by the Beverly Hills Car Club.

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Related Topix: Joe Strummer, Pop/Rock, Punk

Mon Aug 11, 2014

JamBase

Cover Alert | Umphrey's McGee Covers TLC's Waterfalls

Last night Chicago rockers Umphrey's McGee brought their never-ending tour to the Stone Pony's Outdoor Stage in Asbury Park, NJ on the eve of guitarist Brendan Bayliss's birthday.

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Related Topix: TLC, Umphrey's McGee, R-N-B, Asbury Park, NJ, Punk

JamBase

Cover Alert | Umphrey's McGee Covers TLC's Waterfalls

Last night Chicago rockers Umphrey's McGee brought their never-ending tour to the Stone Pony's Outdoor Stage in Asbury Park, NJ on the eve of guitarist Brendan Bayliss's birthday.

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Related Topix: TLC, Umphrey's McGee, R-N-B, Asbury Park, NJ, Punk

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Cult of Mac Blog

Why Halt & Catch Fire is must-see geek TV

Halt and Catch Fire isn't Silicon Valley where the presence of a woman in a skirt sends the coders into a tailspin.

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Related Topix: IBM, Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies, Texas, Punk

Wed Aug 06, 2014

CBS Local

#SkaWednesday Playlist by Dicky Barrett of The Mighty Mighty Bosstones

It's Ska Wednesday on 106.7 The Fan, meaning every song played as Chad Dukes Versus The World returns from break will be Ska punk music, only, there's a catch.

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Related Topix: The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Ska, Punk

ContactMusic.com

Lounge On The Farm - 2014 Live Review

After 9 years, in temperatures at least 8 degrees higher than forecast, and some 7 years since The Super Furry Animals headlined in the Cowshed, only 6 minutes from the centre of Canterbury, over 5 performance areas in the district of CT4, with 3 bars spread across 2 fields, LOTF 2014 came down for 1 day of gloriously sun soaked entertainment.

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Related Topix: Weather, Punk

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

World-renowned artwork on show

AN EXHIBITION of works by world-renowned artists paying homage to the Valley's own creator of The Clash's London Calling album artwork have gone on display in Rawtenstall.

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Related Topix: Punk, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Alcoholism, Health, Medicine

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

'Spirit of the 80's' returns Aug. 8, 9

The third annual "Spirit of the 80's" - for all those who lived through and loved the music of the '80s - returns as a two-night event Friday and Saturday, Aug. 8 and 9, at Academy Park in Lewiston.

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Related Topix: The 80'S, Pop/Rock, Gothic, The Cure, Punk, Canada, The Ramones

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