Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros: Vision of a Homeland
Author: Anthony Davie
Publisher: Reynolds & Hearn
Release Date: June 01, 2005
From 1999 until his sudden death in 2002, Joe Strummer and his band, the Mescaleros, recreated all the excitement of Strummer’s illustrious years with The Clash. In live concerts around the world, Strummer and his band brought an energy to their performances that no one there would ever forget. In Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros, Anthony Davie tells the inside story of the band, from its inception to Joe Strummer’s last gig. There are interviews with band members, a detailed recounting of all the tours, a complete discography, and a moving account of Strummer’s untimely death. For his countless admirers, this book presents Joe Strummer the way he would have wanted to be remembered—as a passionate and uncompromising musician.