A collection of letters, pre-smiths reviews by Morrissey, audio clips, handwritten lyrics, or anything else interesting that relates to Morrissey or The Smiths
Morrissey in “Kid’s Stuff”
Two Morrissey articles in the zine Kid’s Stuff; The first is about the Manchester music scene, the second is an article about the New York Dolls
“Spark Plugs” – Morrissey Reviews Sparks
From the 17 June 1974 issue of NME, a letter is written by young Morrissey praising “Kimono My House”.
The Nosebleeds Live Review – 8 May 1978
Paul Morley reviews The Nosebleeds, now fronted by some “Steve Morrisson”.
Melody Maker – 23 September 1989
“Special 20-page supplement dedicated to The Smiths as part of a series on ’80s bands. Includes an extensive overview of the band’s history, a couple of pages about pre-Smiths Morrissey,a discography, and many quotes.”
Melody Maker – Nipple Erecting, 1986
“Hobbies of the Heroes”. Strange article about Morrissey rubbing his nipple.
Melody Maker – 27 September 1986
“The Monocled Popstar”. A bit of a bizarre parody piece (written in screenplay form) ran in Melody Maker.
“The Feast of St. Stephen” – 1984
“Please kiss me under the mistletoe.” A parody piece on The Smiths in the Christmas/New Year edition of NME
Pen Pal Letters
Meat Is Murder US Tour Programme
US Meat Is Murder tour programme with Viv Nicholson on the front. It’s virtually identical to the UK Viv cover one, but with a brown colour and different tour dates on the back cover (obviously). Photography by: Paul Slattery, JR MacKenzie, Barry Plumber
Meat Is Murder UK Alternate Tour Programme
An alternate of the UK Meat Is Murder tour programme, this time with a different cover, different images, and some interviews spliced in (First one is from The Face – February 1984, second is from The Face – July 1984)
Meat is Murder UK Tour Programme
Main tour programme for the UK Meat Is Murder tour. Photography by: Paul Slattery, JR MacKenzie, Barry Plumber
Meat Is Murder Scotland Tour Programme
Tour Programme for the 1985 Scottish leg of the Meat Is Murder tour.