The Clash

1976-1985
Joe StrummerGuitar, vocals1976-1985
Mick JonesGuitar, vocals1976-1983
Paul SimononBass, vocals1976-1985
Nicky "Topper" HeadonDrums1977-1982
Tory Crimes (Terry Chimes)Drums1976-1977; 1982-1983
Keith LeveneGuitar1976
Vince WhiteGuitar1983-1985
Nick SheppardGuitar1983-1985
Pete HowardDrums1983-1985

Peter LordSongwriter Interviews

You may not recognize his name, but you will certainly recognize Peter Lord's songs. He wrote the bevy of hits from Paula Abdul's second album, Spellbound.

Corey HartSongwriter Interviews

The Canadian superstar talks about his sudden rise to fame, and tells the stories behind his hits "Sunglasses At Night," "Boy In The Box" and "Never Surrender."

Band NamesFact or Fiction

Was "Pearl" Eddie Vedder's grandmother, and did she really make a hallucinogenic jam? Did Journey have a contest to name the group? And what does KISS stand for anyway?

Which Songs are About Drugs?Fact or Fiction

"25 or 6 to 4" to "Semi-Charmed Life" - see if you can spot the songs that are really about drugs.

Christopher CrossSongwriter Interviews

The man who created Yacht Rock with "Sailing" wrote one of his biggest hits while on acid.

Philip CodySongwriter Interviews

A talented lyricist, Philip helped revive Neil Sedaka's career with the words to "Laughter In The Rain" and "Bad Blood."