The Smiths
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1982
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The Smiths

The Smiths Biography (Wikipedia)

The Smiths were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982. The group consisted of vocalist Morrissey, guitarist Johnny Marr, bassist Andy Rourke and drummer Mike Joyce. Critics have called them one of the most important bands to emerge from the British independent music scene of the 1980s. In 2002, NME named the Smiths "the artist to have had the most influence on the NME". In 2003, four of the band's albums appeared on Rolling Stone's list of the "500 Greatest Albums of All Time".

Based on the songwriting partnership of Morrissey and Marr, the group signed to the independent record label Rough Trade Records, on which they released four studio albums. They have also released several compilations and numerous non-album singles. They had several singles reach the top twenty of the UK Singles Chart and all four of their studio albums reached the top five of the UK Albums Chart, including Meat Is Murder which hit number one. They won a significant following and remain cult favourites. The band broke up in 1987 due to internal tensions and have turned down several offers to reunite.

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The Smiths Performances & Interviews


The Smiths Tracks

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How Soon Is Now?
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How Soon Is Now?
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The Boy With The Thorn In His Side
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The Boy With The Thorn In His Side
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Panic
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Panic
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How Soon Is Now? (Live In Boston)
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How Soon Is Now? (Live In Boston)
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What Difference Does It Make?
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What Difference Does It Make?
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Well I Wonder
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Well I Wonder
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This Charming Man
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This Charming Man
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Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now
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Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now
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Ask
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Ask
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Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before
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Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before
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Sweet And Tender Hooligan (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 2 Dec 1986)
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Sweet And Tender Hooligan (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 2 Dec 1986)
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There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
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There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
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Is it Really So Strange (Radio 1 Session, 2 Dec 1986)
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Is it Really So Strange (Radio 1 Session, 2 Dec 1986)
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London (Radio 1 Session, 2 Dec 1986)
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London (Radio 1 Session, 2 Dec 1986)
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Half A Person (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 2 Dec 1986)
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Half A Person (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 2 Dec 1986)
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Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me
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Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me
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Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want
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Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want
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Bigmouth Strikes Again
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Bigmouth Strikes Again
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William, It Was Really Nothing
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William, It Was Really Nothing
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Sheila Take A Bow
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Sheila Take A Bow
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 1984
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1984-06-22T11:17:27
22
Jun
1984

Glastonbury: 1984

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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