Monthly Archives: October 2010

Johnny Marr’s View – Record Collector

Johnny Rogan interviews Johnny Marr in this two-part Record Collector feature (November 1992/ December 1992).          

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100 Songs That Changed The World – Q Special Issue

Q magazine ranks ‘This Charming Man’ among the 100 Songs That Changed The World.

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The Sony Tape Rock Review

Early career analysis.

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Irreproachable – Q

David Cavanagh reviews the re-issued Smiths back catalogue on CD (Q, December 1993).

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Rough Justice – Melody Maker

Melody Maker twists the knife into Rough Trade’s playback of the new Smiths LP.

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Marr In Car Smash – Melody Maker

Brief news item (Melody Maker, November 22, 1986).

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On To A Shaw Thing – NME

Sandie Shaw discusses her collaboration with The Smiths.  

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Hang The D.J.? – NME

News item about the series of Derek Jarman promotional films commissioned by The Smiths. PLUS: Sid & Nancy advertisement.

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Disturbances at Smiths gigs (1986) – NME/Melody Maker

These two news items detail disturbances at Smiths gigs in late-1986. The NME report was originally published in the October 25, 1986 issue. The Melody Maker report most likely appeared in early November, 1986.  

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‘The Boy With The Thorn In His Side’ reviews – Melody Maker/NME

Janice Long reviews ‘The Boy With The Thorn In His Side’ in Melody Maker… …while Richard Cook is less enthusiastic in the NME (both issues dated September 21, 1985).

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