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Morrissey is featured in PETA's Famous Vegetarians postage stamp series - true-to-you.net

Excerpt:

Morrissey says: "I am delighted beyond words to be a PETA postage stamp. The rise and rise of PETA is the rise of common sense in modern society. Join the aims of PETA and join a better world."

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The current US Rolling Stone (100 greatest guitarists) has a lame foldout section with Christmas song parodies about musicians from Springsteen to Britney to Morrissey. It's all pretty gag-worthy, but here's the one for Morrissey.

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Morrissey’s cancellation prompts on-air Live 105 pranking - SFGate Culture blog

Excerpt:

When, with alarming predictability, Morrissey cancelled a concert in Oakland at the very last minute on Thursday (just like he did two years ago) our friends at Live 105 couldn’t help but give the sad sack singer of the Smiths a good ribbing. “Eye on the Bay” host Liam Mayclem — a fellow expat with the requisite Irish blood, English heart — was happy to serve as an accomplice.
Update: Dec. 1, 4:15pm PT:

@apeconcerts Twitter update:

morrissey has postponed @foxoakland tonight, but hold those tickets as we are trying to reschedule asap.



Todd sends the link:

Tonight's Morrissey Show at the Fox Theater Has Been Canceled - SF Weekly
By Ian S. Port Thu., Dec. 1 2011 at 2:57 PM

Update:
Morrissey's drummer, Matt Walker, hurt his eye, which is why the band cannot play tonight. His publicist says the injury is not expected to affect any other tour dates.

Original post:
Just got word from Morrissey's publicist that tonight's sold-out show at the Fox Theater in Oakland has been canceled.

No explanation for the cancelation was given. But you may remember that last time Morrissey came to Oakland in 2009, he also canceled his show -- allegedly because he was sick. (It...
Please don't move this thread, I am not the seller, I'm just making an observation and just wanted to hear what other collectors think.

Is it just me, or is this a really lame promo:

The Smiths Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want 1 Trk Promo CD Morrissey - eBay UK

"Hummmm, we need to find a clever cover for this single, one which will stand out and catch peoples eyes or we could simply use the William sleeve". Jeez that must have taken them all of 10 seconds to come up with that one. Where is the imagination? Perhaps I'm just getting old and bad tempered :straightface:

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Is this item real? The sticker states the 'impact date' is Dec. 26.

Update Dec. 3, 7:50AM PT:

Item looks legitimate....
My Spanish is not very good, but I think this says that his 7th December (Mexico City Plaza) concert is being streamed live on the web - something to do with Coca-Cola?

Concierto de Morrissey en México será transmitido por Internet - LifeBoxset



!Viva Hate! posted the translation via Google Translate:

Morrissey concert in Mexico will be webcast
Posted on Tuesday November 29, 2011 in News

The Morrissey concert on Wednesday December 7 at The Plaza will be broadcast via the Internet. This will happen exclusively for Coca-Cola.FM, a new radio station where live announcers Reactor 105.7, as a recluse and Cova, with some of RMX, such as "Peez" and Hector "Pada" Padilla, others Ibero 90.9 as Baxter and our partner Velez addition of new voices.

To listen to the live concert only thing to do is to enter station page or use the player embedded in this post.

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There's a 2 or 3 page feature on J Marr in the new Uncut where he answers questions from various musical types.


Scan of article posted in the original thread by Uncleskinny.
Mentions Morrissey and this site.

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