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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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Vintage 1979 Ad for The Who’s ‘The Kids Are Alright’ Soundtrack

From the July 14th, 1979 issue of the New Musical Express

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Listen to The Fall cover The Beatles “A Day In The Life”

This was taken from the 1988 charity compilation record called ‘Sgt. Pepper Knew My Father’ that was released by the NME, it included such artists as Billy Bragg, Sonic Youth and The Wedding Present. 

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The Smiths’ ‘The Queen Is Dead’ named Greatest Album of all time by the NME

From the NME The Smiths’ ‘The Queen Is Dead’ has been named as the Greatest Album of All Time by NME. The Smiths’ 1986 LP came top of the list, above albums by The Beatles, David Bowie, Pulp, The Stone … Continue reading

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Morrissey’s Autobiography – 10 Fascinating Revelations

From the NME’s Jeremy Allen Morrissey’s long-awaited autobiography, titled simply, Autobiography, was released at midnight yesterday (October 16). Both fans and mere casual observers of the former Smiths singer will find plenty to enjoy in this melancholy page turner, not … Continue reading

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