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Other Ex-Smiths

Mike Joyce on Tinnitus awareness - ITV News report

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Hundreds of thousands of people in the North West suffer from tinnitus - ITV News

Mike Joyce appeared at Salford Lads Club on Sunday 23rd July, supporting Inspiral Carpets' 'Tea For Tinnitus'' following drummer Craig Gill's sad death late last year.
Craig - who also ran the Manchester Music Tours - had suffered with tinnitus for 20 years - a condition that Mike has.

Click on the link and there are two news reports from the event, Mike features in the top one.

Jukebox ''Come On City'' Jury :thumb:

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'News very soon' from Johnny Marr

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UPDATE July 20:

Link posted by Famous when dead:

Johnny Marr on The Smiths reunion: “Get a grip” - NME

The Smiths: My Story – An Evening with Mike Joyce (Wolverhampton, July 28, 2017)

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The Smiths: My Story – An Evening with Mike Joyce - Light House

A rare chance to hear the story of Mike Joyce, drummer of legendary band The Smiths, on his first visit to Light House.

After the audience event with Mike live in cinema one, we will have an after show party featuring Mike as a guest DJ, with local comedian / Smiths DJ Andrew McBurney.

Event Timings
Lock Works bar open all day pre-event.

8.30 – 9.30pm
Mike Joyce – his story, live in Cinema One.

9.30pm – late
After show party featuring DJ spot from Mike Joyce plus Andrew McBurney’s Smiths Disco

Late bar in Lock Works.

Do you have a question for Mike? Submit it to [email protected] and we’ll send the best through to him.

We can’t wait to welcome Mike and a legion of fans to Light House.

PLACES ARE STRICTLY LIMITED so early booking is advised.

Tickets are...

Mike Joyce drops some money to a busker

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Mike's commentary: "This happened today in Altrincham on the 31st anniversary of the release of The Queen is Dead."

Original FB link, for those that can see it:

Peter Hook Talks with Andy Rourke for the Talkhouse Music Podcast; Rourke - no plans for book

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Peter Hook (Joy Division, New Order, Peter Hook and the Light) Talks with Andy Rourke (the Smiths, D.A.R.K.) for the Talkhouse Music Podcast - Talkhouse
To celebrate Hook’s new band memoir, he and old friend and bandmate Andy Rourke sat down to talk old times.

Mike Joyce (via Facebook): 'Mozzer' shirts make £10,000 so far for Lad's Club

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Good news for SLC.

Mike Joyce / Facebook

I was at The Lad's Club a couple of weeks ago and I was informed that the proceeds for the sale of the 'Mozzer' t shirt had hit the £10,000 mark...and counting! I just want to thank all of you good folk that bought the T shirt and those involved at the club for raising such a staggering amount of money for such a great cause. Mike x

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Freak Party - "Firefly" promo video features Andy Rourke and Craig Gannon

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An anonymous person posted (original post):

Here is the promo video - featuring Andy Rourke and Craig Gannon. You know what -I actually like this!

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Mike Joyce interview in the Salford Star; mentions future autobiography release

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Man City fan and former drummer with The Smiths, Mike Joyce, and The Smiths fan and former City legend Paul Lake will be teaming up for a night of Football and Music Stories for an audience at Salford Lads Club next month. Here, Ian Leslie asks Mike Joyce about music, City and a possible autobiography...


Paul's autobiography is a great read; would you consider releasing a book?

You're right, it is a great read. And that's one of the reasons why I wanted to interview Paul. My book? I wasn't so sure a few years ago, but there seems an inevitability now that I'll release something in the future.

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