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Mancunian maestro Johnny Marr shares his musical milestones with Matt Everitt. Including his earliest memories, his first fumbled grapplings with the guitar, and meeting Morrissey.

Mancunian maestro Johnny Marr shares his musical milestones with Matt Everitt. Inlcuding his first fumbled grapplings with a guitar and his initial, and crucial, meeting with Morrissey leading to the formation of the Smiths. The programme also explores his post-Smiths career and collaborations with the Pretenders, Electronic, Modest Mouse and the Cribs.

First broadcast in 2010.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 12 Mar 2020 01:00

Music Played

  • The Smiths

    What Difference Does It Make

  • Dusty Springfield

    I Only Want To Be With You

  • The Supremes

    Stop in the Name of Love

  • David Bowie

    Suffragette City

  • Ben E. King

    Young Boy Blues

  • Pete Shelley

    Homosapien

  • The Smiths

    How Soon Is Now?

  • Hamilton Bohannon - Disco Stomp

  • The Gun Club

    Run Through the Jungle

  • The Pretenders

    1969

  • Electronic

    get the message

  • Johnny Marr + The Healers

    Last Ride

  • The Cribs

    We Share the Same Skies

  • Pete Shelley

    Homosapien

    • Big Life.
  • The Cribs

    We Share The Same Skies (Reading + Leeds 2015)

    • Ignore The Ignorant.
    • Wichita.
    • 1.
  • Brassy

    Play Some D

    • WIIIJA.
  • John Lennon

    Gimme Some Truth

    • Parlophone.
  • The Human League

    Hard Times

    • Virgin.

Broadcasts

  • Sun 11 Jul 2010 12:00
  • Sun 2 Jan 2011 03:00
  • Tue 31 Oct 2017 01:00
  • Mon 24 Jun 2019 04:00
  • Thu 12 Mar 2020 01:00

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