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One for the photo collectors maybe.
Deep pockets required (starting price $2k):

"Original RARE Unique and one of a kind Morrissey and Joni Mitchell Poloroid by Robert Maxwell. Signed by the artist.
8x10 Poloroid."

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Original...id-by-Robert-Maxwell-8x10-Signed/113858336691

Obviously not my auction, but worth sharing here as it does appear unique despite the large price tag.
Regards,
FWD.
Central posts a link with a tribute to Justin Gladdis:

"In Southampton" - Morrissey Central



This relates to Justin's recent passing mentioned here in the condolences thread on the 10th and was via:



Regards,
FWD.

(Thank you to anon who posted the link in the football thread prior to this being typed, but not noticed until after the fact).
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Darren writes:

Friday, Sept. 20th, Hotel Cafe, 11pm…..mark that date/time in your cal.

Alain Whyte show (ex Morrissey songwriter)….has a (semi) all star band. Alain (gtr/voclas)…Greg Camp on GTR (Smashmouth) and Darrin Pfeiffer on drums (Goldfinger, The Dickies).

FB event page:



Hope you all can make it.
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Release date mentioned by Thelma also.
Regards,
FWD.


Related item:
  • Morrissey Statement/San Diego Date - Mar. 24, 2012

    Excerpt posted by Dave:

    In April, EMI re-issue my 1988 single Suedehead as remixed by Ron and Russell Mael. This is a great thrill for me, and I am indebted till death to Ron and Russell.
    You might also be aware that Thelma Houston has also recorded Suedehead this year.
Interview with Tim Booth with Morrissey and Smiths mention

James - Tim Booth on Not Being a Heritage Band and Why They Were Never Big in America
by Celine Teo-Blockey, Under the Radar, August 5, 2019

Excerpt:

And here I was thinking you missed out on being big in America because you wanted to see a guru [from the Lifewave cult].

[Laughs] Yes, The Smiths invited us to tour with them on their first big tour in America. But two of us were deep into meditations, no alcohol, no drugs and there was this opportunity to see this guru. So we turned down our first American tour and our guru didn't turn up anyway. [Laughs] At any rate, I don't think we were quite ready for America. I joined James as a 16-year-old, we needed that longer period of time to master our craft. We finally got to the States nine years later...
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YOUNG THE GIANT. - Morrissey Central
August 11, 2019

The Forum, Los Angeles

" … just … just … magnificent. Catch them if you can. Sameer is the best singer in the world today. And yesterday. And tomorrow."

Morrissey
10 August 2019
A very recent sighting:
Pictured with Al Martino's daughter:



She also references here/TTY re:

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The event was The Morrison Hotel Gallery: "Woodstock 50" (Los Angeles).
Morrissey's t-shirt is available here.
Regards,
FWD.
Excerpt:
Oh, Morrissey. So much to answer for.

The former Smiths ringleader and self-described “humansexual” released his twelfth solo studio album in May, a collection of covered songs from the 1960s and ‘70s backed by such names as Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and Broken Social Scene’s Ariel Engle. It’s a release anticipated by just about anyone with a political affiliation and a penchant for music by myopic British men, and Morrissey has managed to pull off the impressive feat of delivering by disappointment.

Following the release of such snarky records as Low in High School, 2019’s California Son is an eclectic assortment of covers that pretend to be innocuous. For the most part, that’s accurate, but the inclusion of such tracks as “Only a Pawn in Their Game” or the opaquer “Lenny’s Tune” serve as poorly-disguised political and personal statements that work towards two conflicting goals: public appeasement and playing dumb.

Morrissey’s latest effort deserves criticism...