The quintessential problem many startups face, is how to I get people to know about our company? Sure an article in the local paper is good and a nice website can tell a person a lot about you, but I am talking about the masses; that mass audience on the Internet that somehow will be mysteriously driven to your site when they are looking for what you are selling.
A new documentary, I Need a Dodge! Joe Strummer on the Run, part hilarious road romp and therapist's couch, unravels the one of British punk's long-standing mysteries.
The legacy of The Clash needs no explanation and can still be seen and heard today, and it is Joe Strummer who still stands apart as the front man of The Clash. He is more than just one of the founding fathers of punk. He is a man of the people.
Joe Strummer, the frontman for the legendary rock n' roll band The Clash, would have turned 60 years old this month. He died suddenly of an undiagnosed heart defect 10 years ago this December, but is arguably more relevant today than at the height of his popularity.
In our turbulent and uncertain times today, we still have the music of John Lennon and Joe Strummer. It is as if they predicted the future, but are also along with us to see what happens next.
In 1977, inspired by the attitude and message of punk, a band with distant island sound formed and changed the musical landscape forever. That band was The Specials.