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The Smiths’ Manchester
Yes, he’s a difficult bugger. Yes, he’s a handful. Yes, he makes statements Dave Haslam doesn’t like. Yes, he hasn’t made a decent record since, well, a long time, but as Des Taverner almost once said, he may be a git, but he’s our git. And now he’s 60 we’re still singing “This Charming Man”, “Piccadilly Palare” and the hauntingly beautiful “Jack the Ripper” (well, I am).
To commemorate the Mozster’s seventh decade, Ed Glinert, who used to play records for Mike Joyce at the Union disco, leads this tour around his old Manc haunts.
Where we go:
• The Hacienda, vilified in his most famous song.
• HOME cinema to hear recall The Smiths’ cinematic links.
• The building where Moz actually had a job!, which inspired…
• Central Station and its role in the Moors Murders that inspired the Smiths’ name.
• The building where the Smiths rehearsed relentlessly in 1983.
• The venue where they made their debut.
• The Lesser Free Trade Hall where Morrissey saw a music revolution and earned his first appearance in the media.
• Morrissey’s favourite pub.
*Please check website for updated times and meeting points as they are subject to change*
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