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Very Rare Photographs -
4 November 2016

These are very rare photographs of Jacqueline Morrissey and Steven Patrick Morrissey in one of the bedrooms at 384 Kings Road, Stretford, Manchester in 1977.

They are surrounded by LP records by Patti Smith, Blondie, New York Dolls, Iggy & The Stooges, Ramones and Lou Reed.

Morrissey would be 17 years old at the time of these photographs.
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Australian Press For Morrissey -
4 November 2016

38 links + live photo by photographer unknown

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Johnny Marr chats to Simon Mayo about his autobiography 'Set The Boy Free':

'I was a good judge of character' Johnny Marr on the close relationships during the early days of The Smiths - BBC Music
Johnny Marr chats to Simon Mayo about his autobiography 'Set The Boy Free'.

Johnny Marr reveals Paul McCartney helped him after The Smiths split with one pearl of wisdom:

Johnny Marr reveals Paul McCartney helped him after The Smiths split with one pearl of wisdom - Manchester Evening News
He talked to the ex-Beatles star for a little advice after the 'emotional' split


“Then we took a break and he was asking what was going on with me. “Linda very genuinely asked me how I was getting on with the post-Smiths break-up.

“I was honest with her. It was...
Chris writes:

...NEW date for Peepshow Menagerie's 4th annual edition of "Let The Right One Slip Off" in on Friday, November 18th at Fais Do Do in Los Angeles. basically it's become Morrissey month again, but at least it's almost all actual Morrissey this time and, as always, we're doing a show by fans for fans and have even added the Moz/Smiths cover band NOWHERE FAST to rock the house until the end of the night after the burlesque part of the show.

In the show we'll have some returning favorites including a few title holders as well as several new performers and performances.
Katherine Pearce will play Anji Hardy in Steven. I hear her name constantly pop up in relation to this movie. Will she be significant in this movie?

Katherine Pearce - IMDB (IMDB lists role as "Anji Hardie")
Johnny Marr distances himself from Morrissey's Brexit views - Sky News
The legendary guitarist says his bandmate's recent political proclamations suggest The Smiths are better off staying split up.


He told Sky News that if reports Morrissey said he liked Nigel Farage "a great deal" and that the Brexit result is "magnificent" are true, they no longer share the same beliefs.

He said: "Yes that's probably right - I always forget about that, it's stuff I hear second hand and I don't believe everything I read but if that is the case that he's pro-Farage, there would be a slight drawback in that, as anyone would imagine."

"As far as Brexit goes, I'm proud again to be in the minority. No-one ever says the majority is right, I've been in the minority a lot - when I was younger and now," he said.

He said: "At the time when Thatcher came into power, young people were...
Johnny Marr reviews books on The Smiths - BBC Radio 4
Ahead of the publication of his autobiography, Johnny Marr gives his first broadcast interview to the Today programme on BBC Radio 4.

He met the BBC's Colin Paterson at Manchester’s Central Library, where he used to go when playing truant from school, and reviewed the books on the shelf dedicated to The Smiths.

(Photo: Johnny Marr standing next to a bookcase. Credit: BBC)

Release date:
31 October 2016
2 minutes

Also see forum post by Uncleskinny:

Johnny Marr's 'Set The Boy Free' Spotify playlist