Other Ex-Smiths

Other Ex-Smiths

Johnny Marr, Mike Joyce, Noel Gallagher and Billy Duffy at Manchester City match @ Etihad Stadium (May 19, 2024)

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Mozarmy: "All About Andy" event lineup revealed (April 7, 2024)

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Official line up for #AllAboutAndy Andy Rourke on 17/18 May 2024 The Star and Garter will include the specially curated "ROURKE" band: ANDREW PARESI (drums for Morrissey), EZRA MARTIN (bass) JUSTIN PARSONS (guitar) & JOHN KAPP (guitar) featuring on FRIDAY: STEPHEN HOLT (Inspiral Carpets), JOHN ROBB (The Membranes,) KEELEY MOSS (Keeley) and JENNY DRAG (The Priscillas). "ROURKE" will play a varied catalogue of Andy Rourke from The Smiths to Morrissey to Sinead O'Connor, Kirsty MacColl...

Independent: "Murderous lyrics, bare torsos, and disappointment: the story behind The Smiths brilliant debut" (February 17, 2024)

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Forty years ago, The Smiths released their now-iconic self-titled debut album. Mark Beaumont speaks to drummer Mike Joyce about the trouble bubbling behind the scenes, the controversies it stirred, and how it came to inspire and define an indie rock explosion.


Johnny Marr plays Smiths songs with orchestra in Manchester (December 7-8, 2023)

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Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want


How Soon Is Now?


There Is A Light That Never Goes Out

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Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me

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Mozarmy Meet 2024: "All About Andy" @ The Star & Garter (Due May 17 and 18, 2024)

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Musically Meditated Podcast: "Andy Rourke (The Smiths) Rock Legend Series #9 - Ep 244" (November 26, 2023)

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Previous episode mentioned "We Defend Moz" - 2019 (Morrissey-focused):

The Smiths ‘A Fool Such As I’ cover - Johnny Marr talking on Radio 2 Jo Whiley show (November 2, 2023)

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Very interesting listen when Johnny Marr joined Jo Whiley on her BBC Radio 2 show (02/11/23) , lots of brilliant stories / anecdotes & tunes.

I hadn’t heard about the smiths cover of the elvis song fool such as I
(58mins in the recording)

Transcript excerpt:

Jo Whiley: Pete from Colchester ... Like The Beatles today, are there any uncovered Smiths tracks in the closet?
There's one, there's one song that no one's heard but it's not a Smiths song, it's an Elvis Presley song that we did right at the end. It wasn't a particularly good time so I've never really wanted to go back and revisit. I've got a tape of it somewhere. It's under a dog bed or something.

Under a pedal...
That's probably true. I haven't even seen it for about thirty odd years.

But would you be prepared to go back to it and let people hear it?
...The honest answer is no, I...

Guy Raz YT: "Why The Smiths' legend Johnny Marr still practices every day" (October 17, 2023)

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