Category Archives: The Smiths

Read Johnny Marr’s NME interview from August, 1987 about why he left The Smiths

MARR SPEAKS NME News, 8th August 1987 The split in the ranks of The Smiths – exclusively reported in last week’s NME while the other titles were blithely announcing tour dates – has now been confirmed by the group’s record … Continue reading

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Watch Morrissey cover the Ramones live in Concert!

Watch as Morrissey (The Smiths) covers “Judy is a Punk” by the Ramones during the “When We We Young” festival at the Observatory, Santa Ana CA. April 8,  2017. Video Credit: SkaMacabre

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40 Albums Turning 30 in 2017

      30 years ago, the world was a very different place. The U.S. was being run by former movie actor Ronald Reagan,  Platoon won the Best Picture Oscar, The Simpsons cartoon first appears as a series of shorts on The … Continue reading

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Classixx & T-Pain’s new video “Whatever I Want” pays homage to The Smiths video for “Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before”

  Classixx have released the official video for “Whatever I Want” feat. T-Pain, ahead of the duo’s sophomore album Faraway Reach out June 3rd on Innovative Leisure. Director Daniel Pappas enlisted Morrissey fans from all over East Los Angeles to … Continue reading

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The Smiths “Bigmouth Strikes Again” released May 19, 1986

– The cover photo of the single was of James Dean by Nelva Jean Thomas. – “Bigmouth Strikes Again” appears on The Smiths third album ‘The Queen Is Dead’ and was the lead single from the album. – The line, … Continue reading

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