"Stand till we fall"

I select these songs for Waltz Wednesdays somewhat at random, and I'm often struck by the connections they manifest to other things.

This is a good example. Joe Strummer, the late, lamented leader of The Clash, also produced a considerable body of solo work. Including:

Which was the opening theme of John From Cincinnati, a one-season marvel of a show on HBO. It was five or ten years ahead of its time; if it had been made in 2017, not 2007, we'd be looking forward to Season Four now.

This article was updated on May 9, 2023

David F