Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros Rarities Included on Upcoming Reissues

Published 8 years ago on October 5, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros Rarities Included onUpcoming Reissues -

Joe Strummer's post-Clash days performing at the helm ofThe Mescaleros were short-lived when you comparewith his Clash-tenure, however the reggae fusion outfit stillmanaged to release three albums between 1999 up until the punkicons death in 2002.

Following the break-up of The Clash in 1985,Strummer began work with The Mescaleros in the midto late 90s. They released their first full album 'RockArt and the X-Ray Style' in 1999 and followed up with'Global a Go-Go' in 2001. A third album,'Streetcore' was released posthumouslyafter Strummer's death in 2002.

In what would have been Strummer's 60th birthday year TheMescaleros have re-released the final two albums packagedwith bonus material such as live b-side recordings and previouslyunheard numbers.

The tracklisting for the re-issued albums is asfollows: 

'Global A Go-Go' (CD and DoubleVinyl)

'Johnny Appleseed'
'Cool 'N' Out'
'Global A GO-GO'
'Bhindi Bhagee'
'Gamma Ray'
'Mega Bottle Ride'
'Shaktar Donetsk'
'Mondo Bongo'
'Bummed Out City'
'At The Border, Guy'
'Minstrel Boy'
'Bindee Bhagee (Live from the Acton concert) [CD Only]

'Streetcore' (CD and Vinyl)

'Coma Girl'
'Get Down Moses'
'Long Shadow'
'Arms Aloft'
'Ramshackle Day Parade'
'Redemption Song'
'All In A Day'
'Burnin' Streets'
'Midnight Jam'
'Silver And Gold'
'The Harder They Come' (live) (B-side to Coma Girl) [CDOnly]
'Rudi, A Message To You' (live) (B-side to Coma Girl) [CDOnly]
'Blitzkreig Bop' (live) (B-side of Coma Girl) [CD Only]
'Yalla Yalla' (live) (B-side to Coma Girl) [CD Only]
'Armagideon' Time (B-side to Redemption Song) [CD Only]
'Pressure Drop' (B-side to Redemption Song) [CD Only]
'Junco Partner' (from Hellcat Give Em The Boot IVcompilation) [CDOnly]


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