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I've written my account of the ten days I spent following The Smiths around Scotland in September/October 1985, which may be of some interest to readers of Morrissey-Solo.

Back To The Old House – The Smiths’ Scottish Tour 1985 - Jocknroll Ain't Noise Pollution

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Stephen sends the links:

Iconic image: The Smiths outside Salford Lads club - The Independent
By Matilda Battersby

The Smiths' 'The Queen Is Dead' shots by Stephen Wright - NME.com
This week's issue of NME marks the 25th anniversary of the release of The Smiths' classic 1986 album 'The Queen Is Dead'. We've collected together some classic photographs of the band from that time taken by rock photographer Stephen Wright - have a click to see some of his best shots and read what he had to say


Also, from Uncleskinny:

THE QUEEN IS DEAD INSIDE LP SLEEVE PROOF - VERY RARE - eBay auction
One of two existing from...
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Joey Barton tweets:

"Just had the best phone call of my life"...
"Relax, it wasn't football related"...

"No, it was from Morrissey's personal security man asking if I would like to meet the great man @Glastonbury" (original tweet)

Also:

Joey Barton tells Twitter he's thrilled by Morrissey's Glastonbury invite - Metro.co.uk
Joey Barton has revealed news that has made his summer - no, not the new contract he wants at Newcastle, but an invitation to meet Morrissey at Glastonbury.


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Michael Deacon writes:

I recently interviewed Morrissey for the Daily Telegraph. My piece has been published this morning online. It'll appear in print tomorrow, Saturday June 18.

Morrissey interview: heaven knows he's (a bit) less miserable now
At 52, Morrissey is among the top draws in two major music festivals – but he doesn’t have a record deal. Michael Deacon meets the ever-outspoken singer.

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[SUB]How soon is miaow? Morrissey with a kitten, photographed at Battersea Dogs' and Cats' Home in May 2011. Photo: Andy Fallon[/SUB]​

I also used parts of the transcript to create these three Q&As:

Morrissey on... his musical heroes...​