Joe Strummer means in slang: John Graham Mellor was born in Turkey on August 21, 1952. Joe Strummer was his name because he couldn’t do strumming on the left-handed guitar he used to learn. Joe sang in various bands before 1977, including The Vultures or The 101ers. He is most well-known for his contributions to punk rock group, The Clash. Mick Jones was his co-bandmate and he sang most of the songs. From 1977 to 1985, The Clash was a band. The Clash released many great albums, including “London Calling.” Joe Strummer, a member of Joe Strummer’s group the Mescaleros, signed to Hellcat Records in 1995. Joe passed away on December 22nd 2002 from heart complications. Joe was, in my opinion, one of the most important musicians ever. He is also a great man. Joe, RIP. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Orestes Montoro)