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Live Review: Johnny Marr Played Irving Plaza (PHOTOS)

NOTE: This story originally appeared earlier via CoolDad Music I think seeing Johnny Marr and Morrissey separately, within a few months of each other is instructive. Morrissey is a showman: satin shirt or no shirt, fans rushing the stage to [...]

May 3, 2013 Cool Dad Music, Live, Reviews
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Album Review: Johnny Marr – The Messenger

CoolDaughter #1 took up the guitar at my urging maybe two years ago.  That experiment pretty much consisted of my paying the weekly fees for lessons while she never practiced or seemed at all interested in the instrument.  To inspire [...]

February 20, 2013 Cool Dad Music, New Music, Reviews

Morrissey Diagnosed With A Bleeding Ulcer

Yeesh. After being forced to postpone a handful of dates on a tour that led him to Red Bank’s Count Basie Theatre, iconic singer Morrissey has been diagnosed with a bleeding ulcer. It was rumored that the former Smiths frontman [...]

January 27, 2013 News

Morrissey Played The Count Basie Theatre, January 15th, 2013

They wait for the right moment.  When the moment comes, they climb to the stage, bull their way past the security, and rush their target only to stop and hug him ever so gently while placing their head on his [...]

January 16, 2013 Cool Dad Music, Live, Reviews