Joe Strummer Celebrated On Soundtrack

The music of the late Joe Strummer is celebrated on the soundtrack to the new documentary "The Future Is Unwritten," due April 3 via Legacy Recordings. The album features a previously unreleased live version of the Clash’s "I’m So Bored With the U.S.A." alongside tracks from Elvis Presley, the MC5, Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie and Nina Simone.

"The Future Is Unwritten," which recently premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, was assembled using a combination of old interviews collected from journalists as well as tapes of Strummer’s BBC radio show. It features testimonials from Bono, Johnny Depp, Martin Scorsese, Courtney Love, Flea, John Cusack and members of the Clash, among many others.

The movie is expected to hit theatres this summer and be released on DVD in the fall. "This is not a hero-worship film," director Julien Temple told last November. "Hopefully it does show a real human being, because that’s what Joe was, first and foremost. He certainly wasn’t a saint of any kind. Hopefully, the film does give you a rounded portrait of the man and his life."

Here is the track list for "The Future Is Unwritten":

"White Riot," the Clash
"Rock the Casbah," Racid Taha

"Crawfish," Elvis Presley
"Black Sheep Boy," Tim Hardin
"Kick Out the Jams," MC5
"Keys to Your Heart," the 101’ers
"I’m So Bored With the U.S.A.," the Clash
"Natty Rebel (2006 mix)," U-Roy
"Armagideon Time," the Clash
"Nervous Breakdown," Eddie Cochran
"(In the) Pouring Rain," Clash II
"Filibustero," Joe Strummer
"Martha Cecilia," Andres Landeros
"Minuet," Ernest Ranglin
"Trash City," Latino Rockabilly War
"Rangers Command," Woody Guthrie
"Corrina, Corrina," Bob Dylan
"Johnny Appleseed," Joe Strummer
"To Love Somebody," Nina Simone
"Willesden To Cricklewood," Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros

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