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What Is Johnny Marr Playing At?

Len Brown, New Musical Express, 27 May 1989

SINCE THE SMITHS split in 1987, MORRISSEY has gone on to bigger if not necessarily better things, while JOHNNY MARR has been living the 'have guitar will travel' lifestyle, playing with everyone from TALKING HEADS TO KIRSTY MacCOLL. Now with his 'official' membership of THE THE it looks like the guitar hero of the '80s is back. But has he left it too late and are all those Smiths fans really still waiting? LEN BROWN sifts through the evidence.

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