Joe Strummer bio

Birth Name: John Graham Mellor

Occupation: Punk Singer

Place Of Birth: Ankara

Date Of Birth: August 21, 1952

Date Of Death: December 22, 2002

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

Joe Strummer was born on the 21st of August, 1952. He was best known for being a Punk Singer. English musician best known as the lead singer and founding member of punk rock band The Clash. With The Clash, he recorded such hits as “London Calling,” “Rock the Casbah,” and “Train in Vain.” He also had a lesser-known side project called The Mescaleros.

Joe Strummer was born in Ankara. He first became a lead singer for the Welsh band The Vultures at age 21. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003.

Joe Strummer was a Leo and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Joe Strummer was born in 1950s. The 1950s is often viewed as "baby boom" and a period of conformity, when young and old alike followed group norms rather than striking out on their own. The 50s were also the beginning of the Space Race, Cold War and the Civil Rights Movement. Discover what happened on this day.

John Graham Mellor is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


Joe’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Joe Strummer’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Joe Strummer’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Joe Strummer kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Joe Strummer was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Graham Mellor
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Joe Strummer was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Joe Strummer was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Joe Strummer had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Joe Strummer’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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