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! colspan="2" | THE SMITHS
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| Members
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| {{{Members |<span class="unknown">[[Morrissey]]<br>[[Johnny Marr]]<br>[[Andy Rourke]]<br>[[Mike Joyce]]</span>}}}
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| Past Members
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| {{{Past Members |<span class="unknown">[[Dale Hibbert]]<br>[[Craig Gannon]]</span>}}}
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| Years Active
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| {{{Years Active |<span class="unknown">1982-1987</span>}}}
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| Record Labels
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| {{{Record Labels |<span class="unknown">[[Rough Trade Records]] (UK), [[Sire Records]] (US)</span>}}}
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| Associated Acts
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| {{{Associated Acts |<span class="unknown">[[Sandie Shaw]], [[Kirsty MacColl]]</span>}}}
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| Official Website
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| {{{Official Website |<span class="unknown">Unknown</span>}}}
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The Smiths were an English alternative rock band, formed in Manchester in 1982. Based on the song writing partnership of Morrissey (vocals) and Johnny Marr (guitar), the band also included Andy Rourke (bass) and Mike Joyce (drums). Critics have called them the most important alternative rock band to emerge from the British independent music scene of the 1980s. The group was signed to the independent record label Rough Trade Records, on which they released four studio albums, several compilations, and numerous non-LP singles. Although they had limited commercial success outside the UK while they were still together, and never released a single that charted higher than number 10 in their home country, The Smiths won a significant following, and remain cult and commercial favourites. The band broke up in 1987 and have turned down several offers to reunite since then.<ref name="wthesmiths"/>
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== General Information ==
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Smiths The Smiths Wikipedia page]
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* [[:Category:The Smiths Discography | Discography]]
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* [[:Category:The Smiths Lyrics | Lyrics]]
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* [[The Smiths Live | Live History]]
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== Timeline ==
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See [[Morrissey#Timeline|Morrissey timeline]]
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== References ==
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<ref name="wthesmiths">{{cite | title=The Smiths Wikipedia page | url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Smiths| pub=Wikipedia | author= | date= | dom=Wikipedia.org | type=ext }}
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Latest revision as of 21:05, 21 September 2012

The Smiths
THE SMITHS
Members Morrissey
Johnny Marr
Andy Rourke
Mike Joyce
Past Members Dale Hibbert
Craig Gannon
Years Active 1982-1987
Record Labels Rough Trade Records (UK), Sire Records (US)
Associated Acts Sandie Shaw, Kirsty MacColl
Official Website Unknown

The Smiths were an English alternative rock band, formed in Manchester in 1982. Based on the song writing partnership of Morrissey (vocals) and Johnny Marr (guitar), the band also included Andy Rourke (bass) and Mike Joyce (drums). Critics have called them the most important alternative rock band to emerge from the British independent music scene of the 1980s. The group was signed to the independent record label Rough Trade Records, on which they released four studio albums, several compilations, and numerous non-LP singles. Although they had limited commercial success outside the UK while they were still together, and never released a single that charted higher than number 10 in their home country, The Smiths won a significant following, and remain cult and commercial favourites. The band broke up in 1987 and have turned down several offers to reunite since then.[1]

General Information

Timeline

See Morrissey timeline

References

  1. The Smiths Wikipedia page. Wikipedia. Retrieved from Wikipedia.org.