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    90s/Britpop photography

    from: https://newamusements.blogspot.com/2021/06/caught-beneath-landslide.html (more pictures and words at the link) For more than a decade Kevin Cummins was chief photographer at the NME - sounds like a dream job, right? Hanging out with cool bands, creating iconic images, being backstage at...
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    Family Line

    What would an sealed, never played specimen be worth?
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    Enya turns 60...some comparison to Morrissey

    article from: https://rockandrollglobe.com/irish/the-garbo-of-pop-enya-at-60/ The comparison (though not stated in the article, just my opinion): "Question posed to Enya: Has there ever been a story or review written about her that has not contained the word “ethereal”? “That I couldn’t...
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    Whores in Retirement

    Does anyone know the story behind old Mogsy's pseudonym, "Whores in Retirement"? I came across a film on TCM, "Ladies in Retirement", which as soon as I saw the title I thought of Whores. Its an old film from 1941, based on a play from 1940. Curious if there might be a connection.
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    the Pretty in Pink Soundtrack (featuring The Smiths) at 35

    from: https://rockandrollglobe.com/new-wave/left-of-center-the-pretty-in-pink-soundtrack-at-35/ Left of Center: the Pretty in Pink Soundtrack at 35 Director John Hughes’s curatorial powers got college rock higher than ever on the charts Remember when the Smiths, New Order, and the Psychedelic...
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    Please, Please, Please A Tribute to The Smiths (download)

    CD1 01 – Kitten – Panic 02 – The Rest – Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before 03 – Joy Zipper – What Difference Does It Make 04 – Tanya Donelly with Dylan in the Movies – Shoplifters of the World Unite 05 – William Fitzsimmons – Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want 06 –...
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    John Lydon voting for Trump "Joe Biden is in all practicality senile..."

    "I have seen what Democrats have done to California; they have destroyed this place." "He (Trump) is an individual thinker, I'll give him that for a start. He's not the most lovable fellow on God's earth, but I can not see the opposition is offering me anything in a way of a solution. Joe Biden...
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    The Smiths, Sandy Shaw, Mark E. Smith, Geoff Travis mention...

    ...in a blog that is currently highlighting Rough Trade singles. https://jonderblog.blogspot.com/2020/10/rough-trade-singles-vol-14-vol-16.html More noise from NYC kicks off Vol. 16, with singles by Shockabilly and James "Blood" Ulmer. This time Ulmer is backed by Bruce Smith and the late Sean...
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    "1001 Songs you must hear before you die" includes The Smiths / Morrissey

    a book by Robert Dimery (Editor) and Bruno MacDonald (Editor) Preface by Tony Visconti Only four of TtheSmiths/Morrissey: 600. The Smiths - This Charming Man 629. The Smiths - How Soon Is Now 657. The Smiths - There Is A Light That Never Goes Out 701. Morrissey - Everyday Is Like Sunday also a...
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    Sacha Distel – From Paris With Love

    Tracklist: 01 – This Could Be The Start Of Something (Remastered) 02 – Let’s Fall In Love (Remastered) 03 – All Of You (Remastered) 04 – Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart (Remastered) 05 – People Will Say We’re In Love (Remastered) 06 – Let’s Do It! (Remastered) 07 – From This Moment On...
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    the smiths is dead

    https://ihatethe90s.blogspot.com/ https://ihatethe90s.blogspot.com/2020/08/the-smiths-is-dead-various-artists-1996.html https://www29.zippyshare.com/v/YhL03N5y/file.html Compilation featuring bands playing covers of songs by The Smiths Tracklist 1–The Boo RadleysThe Queen Is Dead5:33...
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    Is Honey, the stuff from bees, vegan?

    Was reading an article about benefits of eating local honey, instead of supermarket, box store honey, that is sourced from who knows where, and the article stated that honey was not vegan because it is produced by bees, an animal.
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    Nick Cave roasts both Antifa and the Far Right in a blog post (Morrissey mention)

    from: https://www.side-line.com/nick-cave-roasts-both-antifa-and-the-far-right-in-a-blog-post/ "...Facing anti-Israel boycotters and anti-Morrissey sentiments Nick Cave has a history of not doing what the mainstream music scene is expecting him to do. He has for instance also stood up to...
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    Low In High School - Spanish version

    Silly question, but in this Spanish version, is it just the texts that are in Spanish or the vocals as well?
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    Andy Rourke assists remake of the classic Mission anthem ‘Tower Of Strength'

    from the Mission's Facebook page () Wayne has collaborated with some great friends and musicians including : Andy Rourke, Billy Duffy, Budgie, Evi Vine, Gary Numan, James Alexander Graham, Jay Aston, Julianne Regan, Kevin Haskins, Kirk Brandon, Lol Tolhurst, Martin Gore, Michael Aston, Michael...
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    Morrissey at "78"

    Why the 78RPM? From a blog https://historysdumpster.blogspot.com/ that I used to frequent, but that now has moved mostly to FB, I found a Morrissey mention, interestingly, this was within their last web entry (Friday, November 29, 2019). The topic was "The Last 78 RPM Records". The caption to...
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    Best bass line in Smiths or Morrissey song

    A youthful colleague of mine, who plays bass, is in need of introduction to The Smiths and Morrissey. Which couple of songs, with the better bass, would be a good for him too hear to want to play?
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    For the Twinkle fans – Girl in a Million: The Complete Recordings (2019)

    from: http://exystence.net/blog/2020/04/01/twinkle-girl-in-a-million-the-complete-recordings-2019/ Twinkle – Girl in a Million: The Complete Recordings (2019) Unlike a lot of singers in the early-’60s pop scene, Twinkle didn’t wait around for anyone to pen songs for her. When she was 14, she...
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    Natalie Merchant covers Everyday is like Sunday

    on live album "In Isolation" I don't know if its new or not as I only see it on Spotify and various download sites.
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    Low in High School (A Low Life in High Heels)

    I was just recently reading about Lou Reed's song "Walk on The Wild Side" and looked at the lyrics at https://genius.com/Lou-reed-walk-on-the-wild-side-lyrics and saw the reference to Holly Woodlawn and her biography "A Low Life in High Heels", and wondered if there was a title connection. Also...
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