Mick Jones

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For three decades, Mike Scott’s poetic lyricism has captivated listeners through a distinct repertoire of pulsating descriptions of adoration and aspi(...)

Joe Strummer was a trailblazing punk pioneer who musically and politically helped shape a generation. In Bono’s words, he wrote the rule book for poli(...)

Bob Dylan: on his 1966 British tour he binned the dungarees and lumberjack shirts of the Greenwich Village years and stocked up in the boutiques of Carnaby Street. Photograph: Ochs/Getty

Forty years ago I got a summer job on a building site near Dalkey, that picturesque coastal village in south Co Dublin, making tea and running errands(...)

 Mick Jones (left), Joe Strummer and Paul Simonon of punk  band The Clash performing in about 1980. File photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

‘This was a baptism of fire.” Paul Tipping is remembering his time as the entertainments officer of the students union in Trinity College Dublin in 1(...)

What becomes of the Damned? It could be a dark existential question, but students of the 1970s will think first of the scruffy pioneers who in 1976 pr(...)

All in their early-to-mid teens when they first started recording and releasing music, rockabilly revivalists Kitty, Daisy and Lewis Durham have gr(...)