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    Scottish Sun: Footballer Pat Nevin regularly mistaken for Johnny Marr

    My news feed on my phone is turning up some strange choices at the moment... Nonetheless, vaguely amusing little piece about how the now bald Mr Nevin was regularly mistaken for Johnny, and a tale involving the real Mr Marr. Judging from the pic (below) there was indeed quite a resemblance...
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    Far Out magazine: The story behind There is a Light 'revealed'

    Not sure there is anything new here, since this short piece is hung on a couple of old quotes from Johnny, but I hadn't read them before so I thought others might like to see. Excerpt: Joe Taysom·July 30, 2020 The Story Behind The Song: How The Smiths song ‘There Is A Light That Never Goes...
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    Morrissey and Jobriath: Telegraph 01/04/2020

    Lots of interesting Morrissey mentions here: the career and sad early demise of Jobriath, and Morrissey's own personal link to his story. Pasted in full as it's behind a paywall. David Bowie's arch enemy: the sad, strange saga of Jobriath - The Telegraph Bowie and Bolan stole his act, and his...
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    Telegraph article: Why hardcore fans will always love Morrissey

    Bit of a strange article that appeared in yesterday's Telegraph. The author takes a long time to say nothing new of note, although it is at least a plug for the new album. Among Ian Winwood's recent articles have included a piece which declared Green Day the best punk band of all time (which...
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    Neil McCormick's Great British Songbook includes "There is a Light" and "Please, Please, Please"

    Interesting piece with short video. Neil McCormick, well-known music critic writing for The Telegraph, has compiled a Great British Songbook in response to the often-cited Great American Songbook. He's picked out 100 songs: The Beatles, The Rollings Stones and Bowie obviously feature heavily...
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    The new cooking thread

    There have been a lot of food-related posts lately so I thought it would be nice to share the culinary love in one place. Full-blown dinner menus, naughty puddings, superlative snacks, tasty sides, dips, relishes, pickles and sauces... let's have 'em. I particularly like recipes which have a...
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    Is Morrissey trolling for headlines, politically driven... or coming apart at the seams?

    In the midst of all the frenzied outrage and disbelief, I can't help feeling something is being overlooked. I know he's been trolling for press coverage for years, but there's something desperate and unhinged about his latest efforts. He's even (finally) got his own website so he can spout his...
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    'I’ve Been Dreaming Of A Time When...' statement; "For Britain" support - Morrissey Central

    Today's missive from our favourite radical spokesperson. I’ve Been Dreaming Of A Time When / the English / are sick to death of Labour and Tories - Morrissey Central April 20, 2018 I despise racism. I despise fascism. I would do anything for my Muslim friends, and I know they would do...
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    Morrissey (briefly) mentioned in Telegraph article on Linder's Chatsworth residency

    Punk artist Linder on shaking up Chatsworth: 'It's an odd thing, falling in love with a house' - The Telegraph It's a 'Premium' article (ie behind a paywall) so I'm pasting the whole thing here. Morrissey-related excerpt: "Kind, curious, with something of the sprite about her befitting her...
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    'Morrissey's old house' in Bowdon now on AirBnb

    UPDATE: Eagle-eyed posters have pointed out that this is not Beech Mount, the house in Bowdon that Morrissey was/is known to own on Bowdon Road. It's clearly nearby - anybody know anything about Morrissey owning another house/apartment in Bowdon? As already mentioned in the Morrissey's...
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