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Re: NEW JOE STRUMMER ANTHOLOGY?

Post by JohnS » 14 Mar 2016, 1:41pm

Here's a good interview with Luce from December 2007, done just when The Future Is Unwritten was being released. I remember reading this and getting excited at the mention of putting together an 'amazing... art book' about Joe's archive, including unreleased stuff on CD. But 'it's a long time off, and it's not something that's going to be rushed in to'
Whether 2016 years is the required 'long time off' or not for some archive stuff to see the light of day, it's interesting to re-read it anyway.

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Re: NEW JOE STRUMMER ANTHOLOGY?

Post by 101Walterton » 14 Mar 2016, 5:25pm

JohnS wrote:Here's a good interview with Luce from December 2007, done just when The Future Is Unwritten was being released. I remember reading this and getting excited at the mention of putting together an 'amazing... art book' about Joe's archive, including unreleased stuff on CD. But 'it's a long time off, and it's not something that's going to be rushed in to'
Whether 2016 years is the required 'long time off' or not for some archive stuff to see the light of day, it's interesting to re-read it anyway.

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-enter ... 63372.html
Thanks John, yes I remember that and was wondering whether anything was going to come of it.

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Post by Low Down Low » 14 Mar 2016, 6:34pm

I know the sum of jack shit about this stuff, so probably being dumb here but if this is a Sony project then does that imply it can only be wilderness era stuff as opposed to Mesky era material?

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Re: NEW JOE STRUMMER ANTHOLOGY?

Post by 101Walterton » 14 Mar 2016, 7:56pm

Low Down Low wrote:I know the sum of jack shit about this stuff, so probably being dumb here but if this is a Sony project then does that imply it can only be wilderness era stuff as opposed to Mesky era material?
Wouldn't that depend on who now owns the rights to the back catalogue?

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Re: NEW JOE STRUMMER ANTHOLOGY?

Post by Low Down Low » 15 Mar 2016, 6:47am

101Walterton wrote:
Low Down Low wrote:I know the sum of jack shit about this stuff, so probably being dumb here but if this is a Sony project then does that imply it can only be wilderness era stuff as opposed to Mesky era material?
Wouldn't that depend on who now owns the rights to the back catalogue?
Never mind the bollocks i just posted, just gibberish.

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Post by daredevil » 16 Mar 2016, 10:55am

This is great! hopefully this anthology will have a lot of wilderness years tracks on it.
BTW, I believe the Hellcat years wasn't a compilation, but just all the Mescaleros albums re-released with bonus songs.

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Re: NEW JOE STRUMMER ANTHOLOGY?

Post by JoeRoberts » 16 Mar 2016, 2:56pm

How would you like this anthology would be?

Let's write down the possible tracklist!

Me, I would like to hear some "When The Pigs Fly" or "Walker" outtakes: Sara Driver and Alex Cox talked about "hours" of music that Joe gave them fro their movies...
And I remember "Divorcing Jack" was a very nice song.
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Post by msza2 » 16 Mar 2016, 4:38pm

Honestly I would be okay with a nice remastering of the best of the released stuff, just to have everything mixed similarly. Unreleased stuff would be great if the quality is there, but I don't need it. Hours of Walker music is interersting though...

I hope if it's multi-disc, they at least serperate the tracks into 'good stuff' and 'curiousities'.

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Post by JohnS » 16 Mar 2016, 8:05pm

JoeRoberts wrote:Me, I would like to hear some "When The Pigs Fly" or "Walker" outtakes: Sara Driver and Alex Cox talked about "hours" of music that Joe gave them fro their movies...
which reminds me of a question I posted here years ago, and it never got answered... did anybody ever got to see this 2-DVD set, featuring a 30-min Jim Jarmusch doc of Joe recording stuff for 'When Pigs Fly'??

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Re: NEW JOE STRUMMER ANTHOLOGY?

Post by white man » 17 Mar 2016, 2:49pm

JohnS wrote:
JoeRoberts wrote:Me, I would like to hear some "When The Pigs Fly" or "Walker" outtakes: Sara Driver and Alex Cox talked about "hours" of music that Joe gave them fro their movies...
which reminds me of a question I posted here years ago, and it never got answered... did anybody ever got to see this 2-DVD set, featuring a 30-min Jim Jarmusch doc of Joe recording stuff for 'When Pigs Fly'??

http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/ar ... ara-driver
Trying to download a copy now john.

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Post by msza2 » 17 Mar 2016, 11:01pm

Dug this up from this old thread http://clashcity.com/boards/viewtopic.p ... streetcore
a cd of Streetcore work in progress mixes which runs thus
1:Get Down Moses
2:Boxwood Motel (Arms Aloft in Aberdeen)
3:Fantastic
4:Coma Girl
5:London is Burning
6:Secret Agent Man
7:Silver and Gold
8:Midnight Jam
All are slightly or very different mixes from the finished album and Secret Agent Man remains unreleased at present.
Maybe this will see the light of day. Interesting All in a Day wasn't even in contention at this point. Fantastic is Ramshackle Day Parade.

I wonder if this is the tracklist that Luce nixed.

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Post by Low Down Low » 18 Mar 2016, 4:40am

msza2 wrote:Dug this up from this old thread http://clashcity.com/boards/viewtopic.p ... streetcore
a cd of Streetcore work in progress mixes which runs thus
1:Get Down Moses
2:Boxwood Motel (Arms Aloft in Aberdeen)
3:Fantastic
4:Coma Girl
5:London is Burning
6:Secret Agent Man
7:Silver and Gold
8:Midnight Jam
All are slightly or very different mixes from the finished album and Secret Agent Man remains unreleased at present.
Maybe this will see the light of day. Interesting All in a Day wasn't even in contention at this point. Fantastic is Ramshackle Day Parade.

I wonder if this is the tracklist that Luce nixed.
Ramshackle Day Parade is fantastic. All in a Day never quite warmed to. Would be great to hear this stuff alright.

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Re: NEW JOE STRUMMER ANTHOLOGY?

Post by JohnS » 18 Mar 2016, 5:07am

I can't remember where I read about it, but I'm sure Joe and the Meskies recorded a version of 'Virginia Plain' for a Roxy tribute album, which got canned.
I'd love to hear that, if it exists...
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Post by Low Down Low » 18 Mar 2016, 6:16am

JohnS wrote:I can't remember where I read about it, but I'm sure Joe and the Meskies recorded a version of 'Virginia Plain' for a Roxy tribute album, which got canned.
I'd love to hear that, if it exists...
Never heard that, very interesting. I wonder if this is the album it was slated for, produced by Joe's pal Hein Hoven, although it's pre-Meskies and there's a version of VP on it with Rat Scabies on drums?

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Re: NEW JOE STRUMMER ANTHOLOGY?

Post by msza2 » 18 Mar 2016, 10:26am

Low Down Low wrote:
msza2 wrote:Dug this up from this old thread http://clashcity.com/boards/viewtopic.p ... streetcore
a cd of Streetcore work in progress mixes which runs thus
1:Get Down Moses
2:Boxwood Motel (Arms Aloft in Aberdeen)
3:Fantastic
4:Coma Girl
5:London is Burning
6:Secret Agent Man
7:Silver and Gold
8:Midnight Jam
All are slightly or very different mixes from the finished album and Secret Agent Man remains unreleased at present.
Maybe this will see the light of day. Interesting All in a Day wasn't even in contention at this point. Fantastic is Ramshackle Day Parade.

I wonder if this is the tracklist that Luce nixed.
Ramshackle Day Parade is fantastic. All in a Day never quite warmed to. Would be great to hear this stuff alright.
I like All in a Day. Very catchy and gives the back end of Streetcore a much needed jolt. It does feel the most cobbled together of the Streeetcore tracks though, and I cringe a bit at the "I'm wearing a vest" line, which has always reminded me of Mondy Burns

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