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Music Worth Buying – Johnny Marr and Stevie Nicks

Orange County Register (CA) music critic Robert Kinsler and his co-host, TJR review new CDs. This week Robert and TJ discuss Playland by Johnny Marr and 24 Karat Gold by Stevie Nicks.
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Johnny Marr Kicks Off US Tour With Performances on Fallon and CBS This Morning

Following the kick-off of his US tour in DC this past Sunday, legendary guitarist Johnny Marr (formerly of The Smiths) will be performing his hit single “Easy Money” this evening (Tuesday, 11/11) on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon as well as CBS This Morning on Saturday, 11/15. Johnny’s North American …
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An Eclectic Mix of Voices Stir on New LPs

Johnny Marr, John Mellencamp and Nikki Lane thrill on their highly-anticipated returns, while a new tribute to Bruce Springsteen’s epic “Born in the U.S.A.” is essential listening for Americana and roots music lovers. Artist: Johnny Marr. Title: Playland (New Voodoo). You might like if you enjoy: The Church, The Cure, The Smiths. Tell me more: The breakaway modern…
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Johnny Marr Streams New Album on Spotify

Beginning today, legendary guitarist Johnny Marr (formerly of The Smiths) has given fans a first listen of ‘Playland’ in its entirety, exclusively on Spotify. Fans can enjoy all 11 tracks, including the album’s lead single “Easy Money,” which Rolling Stone describes as having “…throbbing bass, funky guitar and a …
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Johnny Marr Announces North American Fall Tour

Legendary guitarist, Johnny Marr (formerly of The Smiths) has announced a headlining fall tour in support of his upcoming new album, ‘Playland,’ due out October 7th on Warner Music Group. In an exclusive interview with Billboard, Marr revealed the nearly …
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Johnny Marr Drops New Single and Video

Legendary former guitarist for The Smiths, Johnny Marr has released “Easy Money” – the first single from his upcoming album ‘Playland’ due out October 7th on Warner Music Group. Following a first listen on BBC 6 Music, Marr premiered the …
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The Smiths Guitarist Johnny Marr Announces 2nd Solo Album

Johnny Marr has announced the release date for his second solo effort ‘Playland,’ which is set for October 7th via Warner Music Group and available for pre-order now on iTunes and Amazon. Last year, the legendary guitarist for The Smiths …
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Music Worth Buying: Jordan Corey & Johnny Marr

Orange County Register (CA) music critic Robert Kinsler and his co-host, TJR review new CDs.. TJ and Robert check out new releases by Jordan Corey who TJ says will appeal to fans of Adele and Amy Winehouse, and The Debut release of Johnny Marr, former guitarist of The Smiths, Modest Mouse, & The the to name a few.
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Music Heroes Return With Monumental Efforts

Former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, Thom Yorke’s Atoms For Peace, the Jeff Healey Band and Moody Blues singer-songwriter Justin Hayward make powerful impressions on their latest releases. Artist: Johnny Marr. Title: The Messenger (Sire / ADA). You might be interested if you like: The Smiths, Blur, New Order. Tell me more: More than 25 years after the Smiths disbanded, that legendary British quartet’s phenomenal guitarist Johnny Marr has finally issued his first-ever solo album. Indeed, “The Messenger…
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10 Les Paul Stars of the 1980s

As in the 1970s, the 1980s saw many guitar stars rocking Gibson Les Pauls in their own glory days. Here are just 10 players, of all genres and in no order, who kept the Les Paul cool and coveted in the decade of decadence. Randy Rhoads. Although a cult guitar hero in Quiet Riot, Randy Rhoads truly went stellar on Ozzy Osbourne’s first two solo albums, Blizzard of Ozz (1980) and Diary of a Madman (1981). A master of churningly-heavy riffs, jazz/classical melodies and super-shredding solos, Rhoads was a rare talent…
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Johnny Marr Debut Solo Album Due February 2013

One time Smiths guitarist and one of the outstanding guitar stylists of the past few decades, Johnny Marr, will release his first ever solo album, The Messenger, on February 26 via Sire/ADA. After The Smiths, Marr has spent the last two decades …
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