Nine years on, music mourns Joe Strummer

Creation and Poptones founder Alan McGee called Strummer a "gentleman and absolute rock 'n' roller" in a blog for the Huffington post, adding that the musician would be: "Forever missed and loved by Clash fans worldwide."

Charlatans singer Tim Burgess took to Twitter to call Strummer "a true maverick & brilliant frontman".

Journalist John Robb recalled a night out with Strummer for McGee's 40th birthday. Writing on his site Louder Than War, Robb called Strummer "a musical powerhouse ...

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