The Smiths

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Acclaimed by many as the most important UK band of the 80s, the Smiths were formed in Manchester, England during the spring of 1982. Morrissey (Steven Patrick Morrissey, 22 May 1959, Davyhulme, Manchester, England) and Johnny Marr (b. John Martin Maher, 31 October 1963, Ardwick, Manchester, Lancashire, England) originally combined as a songwriting partnership, and only their names appeared on any contract bearing the title ‘Smiths’. Morrissey had previously played for a couple of... Read more

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indie
80s
post-punk
new wave
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