For The People By The People

“For The People. By The People.” I came to the Clash as a fan. I heard the British import of their first self titled album when it first came out … and I was hooked! When I went to the Palladium to see them for the first time in 1980, I went as a fan, who happened to bring his camera. And even as I gained access to get back stage at Bonds (thanks Brenda!) or got guest listed to the three Asbury Park shows…Continue Reading “For The People. By The People. A Clash Photo Book By Joe Streno”

Rise And Fall Of The Clash

A lotta people won’t get no supper tonight A lotta people won’t get no justice tonight The battle is getting harder In this iration, Armagideon timeA lotta people running and hiding tonight-ah! A lotta people won’t get no justice tonight Remember to kick it over No one will guide you – Armagideon timeW. Williams/J. Mitoo It all started with an idea and an eMail. A long while back I started posting my Clash photos from the various shows I had attended over the years 1980-1982….Continue Reading “Armagideon Time: The Rise And Fall Of The Clash”

The Clash @ The Paladium

In 1980 I was attending school at  CW Post Center of Long Island University. I was also sharing an apartment in Oyster Bay Long Island with 3 women: Cande Roth, Ellyn Solis, and Dorothy (Orant) Morrison. The night I moved into this insane asylum I ended three years of being a non-smoker. I purchased that pack of Newports … and torched up the first smoke, and didn’t quit again until the early 90’s. In my years at Post I was a communications major and later…Continue Reading “The Clash @ The Palladium NYC 1980”

Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band NYC

I’ve been a busy man these past few days. I’ve been scanning a lot of slides. As you can see in my previous few posts. It’s funny, I almost forgot I had these photos. When I dug out my slide pages from my closet, there they were. It seems there’s been a lot going on in my head since I saw Springsteen at Key Arena last week. Like I mentioned in my previous posts about my friend Gary Croslin aka Junior Smoots. In trying to…Continue Reading “Bruce Springsteen @ The Palladium 1978”