Rage Against The Machine and former Audioslave guitarist Tom Morello has posted a rare photo of Joe Strummer from the legendary band named Clash, on his official Instagram page.

Tom Morello has celebrated Joe Strummer’s 62th birthday with a special letter which contain his emotional speech at Clash’s Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction ceremony.

Here’s what Tom wrote:

“Happy birthday #JoeStrummer. From my Clash Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction speech:

“At the center of the Clash hurricane stood one of the greatest hearts and deepest souls of 20th century music. At the center of the Clash stood Joe Strummer.

Joe Strummer died on December 22nd, 2002. But when Joe Strummer played, he played as if the world could be changed by a three minute song. And he was right. Those songs changed a lot of people’s worlds forever, mine at the top of the list.

He was a brilliant lyricist and with anger and wit always stood up for the underdog. His idealism and conviction instilled in me the courage to pick up a guitar and the courage to try to make a difference with it.

In the great Clash anthem White Riot, Joe sang, “are you taking over? / or are you taking orders? / are you going backwards? / or are you going forwards?” And when I heard that, I wrote those four lines down, I put them on my refrigerator, and I answered those four questions for myself every single day. And to this day, I still do.”

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Happy birthday #JoeStrummer. From my Clash Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction speech: “At the center of the Clash hurricane stood one of the greatest hearts and deepest souls of 20th century music. At the center of the Clash stood Joe Strummer. Joe Strummer died on December 22nd, 2002. But when Joe Strummer played, he played as if the world could be changed by a three minute song. And he was right. Those songs changed a lot of people’s worlds forever, mine at the top of the list. He was a brilliant lyricist and with anger and wit always stood up for the underdog. His idealism and conviction instilled in me the courage to pick up a guitar and the courage to try to make a difference with it. In the great Clash anthem White Riot, Joe sang, “are you taking over? / or are you taking orders? / are you going backwards? / or are you going forwards?” And when I heard that, I wrote those four lines down, I put them on my refrigerator, and I answered those four questions for myself every single day. And to this day, I still do.”

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