Professor Of Rock YT: "How A B-side Became The Anthem Of A Generation" (July 5, 2021)

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Another in the series, this time focusing on The Smiths' How Soon Is Now.
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FWD.


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Louder Sound: "David Draiman (Disturbed): 8 songs that changed my life" (August 4, 2021)

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David Draiman: 8 songs that changed my life

Disturbed frontman David Draiman takes a deep dive into his record collection to reveal the songs that fuelled his rock star dreams

The Smiths – Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want (1984)

[Sings] 'Haven’t had a dream in a long time…' I love that song, I love The Smiths, and I love Morrisey’s voice and incredible wit and lyricism. The Smiths were so different and unique, they didn’t follow any playbook, and the directions their songwriting took was incredible. In my little clique, The Smiths kinda fell into the new wave category, and they were a comfortable fit for us. Can’t say I ever stuck any gladioli in my jeans pockets, but The Smiths were heroes to me.



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FWD.

Legendary MMA fighter Jose Aldo loves The Moz

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Haven't posted on the forum in years.

Longtime watcher of mma, particularly the UFC, but never expected Morrissey and mixed martial arts to cross over.
Was shocked just now to see former Brazilian champion and combat sports legend José Aldo listening to Morrissey as he gets ready for his fight this weekend in Houston, TX. He even says he was "born in the wrong era," obviously wishing he grew up with our kid. Fantastic.



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Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo listening to Morrissey and The Smiths during his weight cut. Starts at 3:40. Makes a comment about how he wasn't born when "This Charming Man" was released.
Morrissey - Suedehead
The Smiths - This Charming Man
The Smiths - Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now

Morrissey Central "ONE YEAR GONE IS ONE YEAR TOO LONG" (August 4, 2021)

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ONE YEAR GONE IS ONE YEAR TOO LONG

Elizabeth

13 November 1937

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Morrissey Central "94 Years Old Today" (August 4, 2021)

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94 Years Old Today
August 4, 2021





James Baldwin would have turned 97 on 2 August 2021.

Spin.com: Perry Farrell’s 5 Favorite Lollapalooza Moments (brief Morrissey mention)

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In the last section, Perry mentioned how Morrissey was supposed to headline in 2004 but Lollapalooza was canceled:

Honorable mention: Getting banned by Clear Channel in 2004

That was a really interesting one, because we actually jumpstarted Lolla the year before, when it was dead. Historically, the facts are that Morrissey was supposed to come in and perform after we restarted it. I had this great idea to go around the country at Clear Channel venues and do this thing called Bush in 30 Seconds, which is all about what a knucklehead Bush was because I was trying to help John Kerry get elected. So I had people like Rob Reiner, and they were gonna make these small vignettes about Bush in 30 Seconds. What I didn’t know, because I wasn’t so aware of politics, was that Clear Channel is very tight with the Republican Party. So they shut the whole damn thing down around the country and it wiped out Lollapalooza. But that year, Morrissey and the Pixies were set to...

Alain Whyte FB: "Guess the outro?" (July 30, 2021)

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Alain Whyte FB:
"Guess the outro?"


Practicing!?
FWD.

"Bona Drag" #12 in Official Vinyl Album chart

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Bona Drag enters at #12 in the Official Vinyl Album chart.

It does not appear in the Official Albums Chart Top 100, despite being #39 in the mid-week chart mentioned previously on Morrissey Central.


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