Sex Pistols Chronicler Does Joe Strummer a Good Turn

It’s only appropriate that Julien Temple, the London-‘77 scene hanger-on that captured the Sex Pistols on film in The Great Rock-n’-Roll Swindle, would do the same for the great Joe Strummer: It was the Sex Pistols’ sound that pushed Strummer to quit his pub-rock band the 101’ers and turn the volume up. Temple’s film lovingly illuminates the hectic Clash years with archival footage, animation, and interviews with everyone from Jim Jarmusch to John Cusack to Mick Jones.

Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten

Sony Legacy

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