PLACETA JOE STRUMMER

The name of Granada is very often linked to artists of flamenco, poets like Garcia Lorca, paintors, etc. but there is also a famous name of rock'n'roll who fell in love with the city in the 80's and it is no one else but Joe Strummer, the leader of the band THE CLASH which revolutionized rock'n'roll. In 1984, Joe Strummer came to Granada and had such a good time that he came back many times.

30 years later, a popular initiative convinced the townhall to give his name to a little square in the Realejo, and last tuesday was the inauguration :



Of course, the most famous graffiti artist of the city had not waited this long to immortalize the man on the wall next the placeta :



To find an article about the inauguration, CLICK HERE.

And to find anecdotes in Spanish about the good time Joe Strummer had in Granada, CLICK THERE.