the smiths

Covering The Smiths

I’d say Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want is the most covered but I wouldn’t know – some clever clogs somewhere would know better than I would. There have been a couple of tribute albums I haven’t heard, which sounds incredibly blasé, but I live my life in pursuit of the next…

johnny marr

Hearing Johnny Marr

“I was just riffing on that really, because maybe it looked like a Rock N’ Roll guitar.”  – Johnny Marr   By Walter Price   Now with two brilliant solo albums under his belt (The Messenger 2013 / Playland 2014) longtime guitar and alt rock hero Johnny Marr’s name isn’t on a comeback, he’s been…

So Far For Johnny Marr

Johnny Marr – ‘Messnger’Out Now Worldwide By Walter PriceI think it would be true if I wanted to say that my teenage years wouldn’t have been the same without Johnny Marr, Morrissey, Andy Rourke or Mike Joyce.  Sure their band, The Smiths, ensured that I’d wear black on the outside because black was how I felt on the inside. Which I…