Johnny Marr
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1963-10-31
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Biography

Johnny Marr (born John Martin Maher; 31 October 1963) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. He was co-songwriter – with Morrissey – and, from 1982–1987, guitarist of The Smiths, an English rock band formed in Manchester. Critics have called ...

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Biography

Johnny Marr (born John Martin Maher; 31 October 1963) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. He was co-songwriter – with Morrissey – and, from 1982–1987, guitarist of The Smiths, an English rock band formed in Manchester. Critics have called them the most important alternative rock band to emerge from the British independent music scene of the 1980s. Q magazine's Simon Goddard argued in 2007 that the Smiths were "the most influential British guitar group of the decade" and the "first indie outsiders to achieve mainstream success on their own terms". The NME named The Smiths the "most influential artist ever" in a 2002 poll, even topping The Beatles.

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The Boy With The Thorn In His Side
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Past BBC Events

Johnny Marr 6 Music Live at Maida Vale
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2014-10-06T17:12:11
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Johnny Marr 6 Music Live at Maida Vale

6 October 2014
2013 Reading + Leeds
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Reading
Leeds
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2013 Reading + Leeds 2013 Reading + Leeds 2013 Reading + Leeds 2013 Reading + Leeds

2013 Reading + Leeds

23 August 2013
2013 T in the Park
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Balado, Kinross-Shire
2013-07-12T17:12:11
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Jul
2013 T in the Park 2013 T in the Park 2013 T in the Park 2013 T in the Park

2013 T in the Park

12 July 2013
2013 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
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28
Jun
2013 Glastonbury 2013 Glastonbury 2013 Glastonbury 2013 Glastonbury

2013 Glastonbury

28 June 2013

Upcoming Events

17
Sep
Johnny Marr, Land of the Giants
Looe Music Festival, Cornwall, UK
18
Sep
Johnny Marr
Engine Rooms, Southampton, UK
4
Oct
Johnny Marr, Man Made
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford, UK
5
Oct
Johnny Marr, jump the shark and Man Made
The Institute Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
7
Oct
Johnny Marr, Man Made
Albert Hall, Manchester, UK


Biography

Johnny Marr (born John Martin Maher; 31 October 1963) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. He was co-songwriter – with Morrissey – and, from 1982–1987, guitarist of The Smiths, an English rock band formed in Manchester. Critics have called them the most important alternative rock band to emerge from the British independent music scene of the 1980s. Q magazine's Simon Goddard argued in 2007 that the Smiths were "the most influential British guitar group of the decade" and the "first indie outsiders to achieve mainstream success on their own terms". The NME named The Smiths the "most influential artist ever" in a 2002 poll, even topping The Beatles.

Marr has also been a member of Electronic, an alternative dance supergroup formed with New Order singer and guitarist Bernard Sumner; The The, an English musical and multimedia group led by singer/songwriter Matt Johnson; Modest Mouse, an American indie rock band formed in 1993 in Issaquah, Washington; and The Cribs, an English three-piece indie rock band originally from Wakefield, West Yorkshire. As well, he has worked as a prolific session musician. In 2013, he released a solo album titled The Messenger (2013).

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