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Gregory Stuart Lee White (born 31 March 1960) better known as Vince White, is one of the former guitarists recruited by The Clash to replace Mick Jones after he was fired from the band in 1983.[1]

Vince White
Birth nameGregory Stuart Lee White
Born (1960-03-31) 31 March 1960 (age 59)
London, England
GenresRock, punk
Years active1983–present
Associated actsThe Clash


Vince White was born in Marylebone, London, England, on 31 March 1960.[citation needed]

White graduated in astronomy and physics from University College London in 1981, and in fine art from Middlesex University in North London.[1]

White, along with Nick Sheppard, was one of the guitarists recruited by The Clash to replace Mick Jones when he left the band in 1983. He toured with the band, but only made a minimal appearance on the album Cut the Crap. The band finally split up in 1986.[1]

In 2007, White wrote his account of the final tumultuous years of The Clash, titled Out of Control: The Last Days of The Clash published by Moving Target books. He is currently an artist living in Notting Hill, west London.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Vince White Biography". Retrieved 28 February 2008.


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