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Morrissey reportedly refers to her as "Auntie Pong".

Morrissey Appearances

2002 Interview

On 3 October, 2002, an interview with Morrissey was played on the BBC Radio 2 show of Janice Long.

2004 Session & Interview

On 17 December, 2004, a BBC Radio 2 session (recorded on December 9th, at BBC Maida Vale Studios in London) was played on "The Janice Long Show".

The session included couple of new tracks played live and a brief interview with Morrissey by Janice Long.

The tracks played by the band and Morrissey were: "Play Easy To Get", "Redondo Beach (Patti Smith cover)", "Noise Is The Best Revenge" and "It's Hard To Walk Tall When You're Small".

2011 Session

On 9 June, 2011, Janice Long announced on her show that she would be recording new music with Morrissey on Friday, 10 June, 2011.[1] These sessions took place at the Maida Vale Studios, London.

On 10 June, 2011 it was announced that Morrissey would be appearing on the BBC Radio 2 show of Janice Long.[2] It was also stated that three new songs would be premiered: Action Is My Middle Name, The Kid's A Looker and People Are The Same Everywhere.

On 15 June, 2011, Morrissey appeared on the BBC Radio 2 show of Janice Long. The previously mentioned songs were played.

Action Is My Middle Name: The Kid's A Looker: People Are The Same Everywhere:

References And Notes

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Information provided by Joe Frady / Morrissey Solo
  2. 2.0 2.1 Information provided by True To You

Wikipedia Information


Janice Berry (née Chegwin; 5 April 1955 – 25 December 2021), known professionally by her first married name Janice Long, was an English broadcaster who was best known for her work in British music radio. In a career that spanned five decades, she became the first woman to have her own daily music show on BBC Radio 1. She also appeared on other BBC Radio stations, such as BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio London, BBC Radio WM, and BBC Radio 6 Music, and was a regular presenter on the television chart show Top of the Pops. Between 2005 and 2021, Long was the Presenter of Moseley Folk and Arts Festival. At the end of her career, Long hosted four nights a week on BBC Radio Wales and Saturday afternoons on Greatest Hits Radio.

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