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Johnny Marr (John Martin Maher)

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Biography

Manchester, England, UK
Johnny Marr made his name as lead guitarist with the cult British rock band, The Smiths, regarded by some as one of the most influential bands of the 1980s. Along with Morrissey, Marr created some of the most memorable and acclaimed songs of that decade, with Morrissey's witty, satirical lyrics and plaintive vocals perfectly complemented by Marr's distinctive jangly guitar style. The band's catchy melodies and Morrissey's eccentric and charismatic stage presence ensured that The Smiths developed a large and devoted following in the UK. To this day, they are name-checked by most up-and-coming British guitar bands as an influence. Read more...

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Movin' on Up 2011

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Shine On 2000

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Mayor of the Sunset Strip 2003

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No Olympics 0

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Freunde? Haben Sie welche? 0

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The Aqua-Boy Who Cried "Squid!" 0

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The Singer 0

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What the World Is Waiting For: Indie Rock 0

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