Johnny Marr
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Johnny Marr

Johnny Marr Biography (Wikipedia)

Johnny Marr (born John Martin Maher; 31 October 1963) is an English musician, songwriter and singer, best known as the guitarist and – with Morrissey – co-songwriter of the Smiths, who were active from 1982 to 1987.

Born in Ardwick, Manchester, to Irish parents, Marr formed his first band at the age of 13. He was part of several bands along with Andy Rourke before forming the Smiths with Morrissey in 1982. The Smiths attained great success and were critically acclaimed, with Marr's jangle pop guitar style becoming distinctive of the band's sound, but separated in 1987 due to personal differences between Marr and Morrissey. Since then, Marr has been a member of the Pretenders, The The, Electronic, Modest Mouse and the Cribs, and has become a prolific session musician, working with names such as Talking Heads and Hans Zimmer. He released his first solo album, titled The Messenger, in 2013, followed by his second, Playland, in 2014. His autobiography, Set the Boy Free, was published in 2016. His third solo album, Call the Comet, was released on 15 June 2018.

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Easy Money
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Easy Money
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Spiral Cities
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Spiral Cities
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Forbidden City (6 Music Session, 23 July 2013)
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Forbidden City (6 Music Session, 23 July 2013)
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Sun and Moon (6 Music Session, 23 July 2013)
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Sun and Moon (6 Music Session, 23 July 2013)
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New Town Velocity (6 Music Session, 23 July 2013)
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New Town Velocity (6 Music Session, 23 July 2013)
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Hi Hello
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Hi Hello
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Easy Money (Radio 2 Session, 12 Nov 2018)
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Easy Money (Radio 2 Session, 12 Nov 2018)
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Spiral Cities (Radio 2 Session, 12 Nov 2018)
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Spiral Cities (Radio 2 Session, 12 Nov 2018)
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Day In Day Out
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Day In Day Out
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Spiral Cities
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Spiral Cities

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Past BBC Events

6 Music Live at Maida Vale: Johnny Marr
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
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2014
6 Music Live at Maida Vale: Johnny Marr

6 Music Live at Maida Vale: Johnny Marr

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
Reading + Leeds: 2013
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Reading
Leeds
2013-08-24T06:43:36
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2013
Reading + Leeds: 2013

Reading + Leeds: 2013

Reading
T in the Park: 2013
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Balado, Kinross-Shire
2013-07-14T06:43:36
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2013
T in the Park: 2013

T in the Park: 2013

Balado, Kinross-Shire
Glastonbury: 2013
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2013-06-29T06:43:36
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Jun
2013
Glastonbury: 2013

Glastonbury: 2013

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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