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  1. 'Sounds of Downtown' returns, starting FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | The Daily Record

    "We had an old player piano around the house that had no guts in it," said Marthey, so as a 4-year-old the youngster would crawl inside, both to pluck the strings and to avoid the babysitter. And he's back to where he started, playing a whole range of genres as a soloist, one of the many local musicians who will take to the streets this summer as part of Main Street Wooster's "Sounds of Downtown" program.

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  2. Yankees: Bad blood and rivalry with Red Sox coming to the Bronx ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | Yanks Go Yard

    The Yankees appear unstoppable, but the Red Sox still own the best record in baseball. Both teams will gear up on Tuesday night for MLB's version of "The Clash of the Titans."

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  3. Sigh and Explode - Derry and the soundtrack of the TroublesRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2018 | Derry Today

    ... Ireland." Fast forward to the late 1970s - 1979 to be precise - and the bizarre story of a death threat sent to Joe Strummer, frontman of The Clash, in the run-up to a festival in Derry. On August 11, 1979, the NME - the bible of self-confessed ...

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  4. Hail Seitan! The devilishly good Cornwall burgers that will make you send meat to hellRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Cornish Guardian

    ... I had to give it a go. I'm already a bit of a fan, if only for the funky dcor - anywhere that's a shrine to Joe Strummer (there are posters for The Clash's Sandanista! as well as Strummer-featuring movies such as Straight To Hell and Walker) is ...

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  5. RUGBY: Louw back as Bath meet Tigers at TwickenhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | Wiltshire Times

    FRANCOIS Louw will return to action for Bath when they face Leicester Tigers in The Clash at Twickenham on Saturday . The South African international is back at openside flanker and will be joined in the back row by captain Matt Garvey and Taulupe Faletau, who starts at number eight.

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  6. Douris: Three bands that changed the music industry and my lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | The Whit

    ... "Jimmy Jazz" foreshadowed the riots and police brutality that would trouble London throughout the 80s. Frontman Joe Strummer had a raspy tone that was as hard hitting as it was tuneful. is a perfect album. Some of it makes me want to rage. Other ...

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  7. BBC and ITV celebrities go head to head Sport Relief 2018 Boat RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | Radio Times

    The BBC and ITV have put together teams of their best actors, presenters and TV stars to go head to head in an epic rowing boat race. The Clash of the Channels Boat Race for Sport Relief will see BBC Breakfast's Dan Walker facing off against Charlotte Hawkins from Good Morning Britain.

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  8. Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff joins lineup at Bay of Islands Music festival in WaitangiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2018 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... nice twist, Cliff covered one of the Clash's song Guns of Brixton a few years ago after meeting Clash frontman Joe Strummer and recording with him. "Joe Strummer was a great man. I worked with him and he inspired me a lot so I wanted to give ...

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  9. BBC and ITV celebrities go head to head Sport Relief 2018 Boat RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Radio Times

    The BBC and ITV have put together teams of their best actors, presenters and TV stars to go head to head in an epic rowing boat race. The Clash of the Channels Boat Race for Sport Relief will see BBC Breakfast's Dan Walker facing off against Charlotte Hawkins from Good Morning Britain.

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  10. REWIND: Raising the roof in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Swindon Advertiser

    ... g by rising punk band The Clash, who were forced to decamp to The Affair in Theatre Square instead. Lead singer Joe Strummer famously marked the occasion by changing the title of classic song London's Burning to Swindon's Burning.

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  11. Tour of Christchurch CBD: The sound of silence is all there is to be...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | The Press On-Line

    ... where they were caught up in the horrific 9.0 earthquake there. The Clash's "London Calling": The Clash singer Joe Strummer stopped a show at the Town Hall to complain about punks spitting on him. The Christchurch Town Hall opened on September 30, ...

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  12. Today In Music History: 12/22/17Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | WOCL-FM Orlando

    ... sought to ban the song as they believed that the song promoted sex without marriage. On this day in 2002, Joe Strummer, lead singer and guitarist from The Clash, dies of cardiac arrest at age 50. And finally, after making a surprise appearance at a ...

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  13. Why December 22nd Matters In Rock HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | The Bear Rocks

    The flick featured soundtrack contributions from Eric Clapton. - In 2002, The Clash singer Joe Strummer died at age 50 of heart failure after walking his dog around his hometown of Broomfield, England.

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  14. Weezer on New Album 'Pacific Daydream,' Mumble Rap and the Key to LongevityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Billboard

    If Rivers Cuomo had his way, the new album from his beloved '90s band, Weezer , might have taken an unexpected turn. "I had to ban myself from listening to Spotify's Most Necessary playlist, the one with XXXTentacion and all the mumble rap," says the singer-guitarist, 47, letting his latte go cold in an airy, upscale cafe near his Santa Monica, Calif., home.

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  15. Listen to the audio of The Clash's 1979 show at the Walnut Street TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... Kola." The Clash are famous for pioneering the incorporation of radical politics into punk music, lead singer Joe Strummer was a committed socialist and didn't care who knew it. They differed from other punk bands from the time in the sense that ...

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  16. The 5 best new songs you can stream right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    This week, Lorde and The xx remixed tracks from their respective 2017 albums, and Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij released his first solo album. The xx's 2016 single "On Hold" found the English trio sampling Hall & Oates to forge the most upbeat and accessible song of its career.

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  17. Bolton musician backed by man who produced The Clash and Culture ClubRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2017 | This Is Lancashire

    A MUSICIAN who is being backed by an award-winning record producer has been in his hometown filming the video for his debut solo single. Rimmers Music in Bolton forms the backdrop for Alex James Brierley's song Listen, the title track of his EP which is being produced by Steve Levine, who has worked with some of the leading names in the industry including The Clash.

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  18. Feature / 39 minutes agoJoe Strummer: The Struggle after The ClashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Metal Hammer

    Before his death, Joe Strummer could hardly get arrested. Afterwards, he was feted as a rock icon.

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  19. Kristen Stewart and Stella Maxwell hold hands in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... Kristen, 27, added a Raiders cap to her dressed-down look, in which she showed her love for English musician Joe Strummer on her tee. The former Twilight star's blonde locks could be seen growing out underneath the cap, she debuted a bleach blonde ...

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  20. Pete Wentz Says Fall Out Boy Album 'Mania' Inspired by 'Globalization of Music'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Billboard

    Fall Out Boy can't wait for you to hear the new directions they're taking on their upcoming seventh studio album, M A N I A . But after initially announcing a Sept.

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