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Johnny Marr

Episode 3 of 8

Pete Paphides continues his tour of musicians' record collections, rifling through Johnny Marr's vinyl and spotting tracks from Iggy Pop, David Bowie and The Animals.

Journalist and record collector Pete Paphides continues his tour of the record collections of musicians. This week, he rifles through Johnny Marr's vinyl, spotting tracks from Iggy Pop, David Bowie and The Animals.

Johnny reveals how he first bonded with Morrissey over a box of 7 inches, the start of a great songwriting partnership that would create classic hits over The Smiths' five year lifespan. Throughout his music career, Marr has challenged his skills as a player and a composer and drawn on a diverse gallery of influences. He reveals some of acts he has "borrowed" riffs from.

1 hour

Music Played

  • The Animals

    Its My Life

  • T. Rex

    Metal Guru

  • N.F. Porter

    Keep On Keeping On

  • The Smiths

    Sweet and Tender Hooligan

  • The Marvelettes

    You're the One

  • Magazine

    Shot By Both Sides

  • Arturo

    E Type Hard On

  • Mina

    Se Telefonanando

  • Modest Mouse

    Dashboard

  • Iggy and The Stooges

    Penetration

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