NME: "Does Rock 'N' Roll Kill Braincells?!" - Billy Bragg (October 21, 2021); Smiths / Morrissey mentions

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In Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?!, we quiz an artist on their own career to see how much they can remember – and find out if the booze, loud music and/or tour sweeties has knocked the knowledge out of them.

Talking about Boris Johnson...

“He wanted to include Kirsty’s cover of it. Here’s the thing: I listened to his Desert Island Discs and, as he was playing The Smiths, I was thinking: ‘He’s going to play ‘A New England’ – he’s going to play one of my songs and kill my reputation! This is going to be awful! But he didn’t – phew! (Laughs) You put out these songs and never know who’s going to hook onto them. I bumped into [austerity architect] George Osborne when he was Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer and he exclaimed: ‘Billy Bragg!’ at me, before singing: I was 21 years when I...

@morrisseyofficial / Instagram post Oct. 22, 2021; appears to be controlled by Quest Artist Management

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This IG looks like it’s set up by his management? They need to moderate comments if so.


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Officially Moz
Coming soon…



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Morrissey Central "X FACTOR ITALIA" (October 23, 2021)

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X FACTOR ITALIA




Roughly:

X Factor, Erio reinterprets the Smiths: his execution moves Manuel Agnelli
Erio continues to amaze with his performances. He did so last night, during the X Factor 2021 Home Visits (on Sky and NOW, always available on demand), where he brought his reinterpretation of a great classic by The Smiths such as “Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want ”by making everyone move. Manuel Agnelli, team judge, and actor Marco Giallini, his guest yesterday, agreed: Erio deserves to be among the 3 who access the Live Shows starting next week, Thursday 28 October on Sky and NOW.


Brief clip found:


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FWD.

Johnny Marr - News At Ten - talks about reunion offers (October 21, 2021)

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Usual Smiths references - Johnny is on the News At Ten (UK National News bulletin) shortly:


The above post was initially promoting the appearance on ITV and the text was subsequently changed.
News At Ten averages approx. 2.5 million viewers nightly.
FWD.

Edit:
Brief video clips, Morrissey mention by Nina.
Blossoms & Rick - the 'heads up would be nice' restated.
Couple of offers to reform - not as many as suggested.
Re: being offered any money to reform The Smiths:
'Because there has to be a friendship there... and the band aren't really friends.'

FWD.

Morrissey Central "CAN YOU PLEASE STOP TIME ?" (October 20, 2021)

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CAN YOU PLEASE STOP TIME ?

1970s Morrissey with Elizabeth (Mother), Dorothy (aunt), and Bridget Dwyer (grandmother).


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FWD.

(Title used previously).

Alain Whyte FB: reminisces about TV appearances (October 15 -> ongoing)

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"...I'm excited for doing an album with Morrissey..."

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FWD.

Morrissey attends Joan Collins in conversation - The Lowry, Salford (October 17, 2021)

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(Images via Sarah Carson/FB group).

Dame Joan Collins Is Unapologetic:

2pm today.
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FWD.

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Morrissey Central "YOU MUST PLEASE REMEMBER" (October 15, 2021)

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YOU MUST PLEASE REMEMBER

Have-A-Go Merchant / Morrissey 45

current value: 700 Great British Pounds.


Regards,
FWD.
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