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Published 30 years ago this month, it’s believed that this was The Smiths’ first ever magazine interview - in fact, so early was it conducted that Andy Rourke hadn’t even joined the band yet (Dale Hibbert - “D” in the interview - was on bass at this point in time), and Morrissey was still known as Steven (“S”).

February 16, 2013 by thischarmlessgirl

Published 30 years ago this month, it’s believed that this was The Smiths’ first ever magazine interview - in fact, so early was it conducted that Andy Rourke hadn’t even joined the band yet (Dale Hibbert - “D” in the interview - was on bass at this point in time), and Morrissey was still known as Steven (“S”).

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Short, early article about The Smiths, from Time Out, 8-14 December, 1983.

January 20, 2013 by thischarmlessgirl

Short, early article about The Smiths, from Time Out, 8-14 December, 1983.

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Review of The Smiths’ 17th November 1983 at Westfield College, by Don Perretta for Smash Hits.

December 4, 2012 by thischarmlessgirl

Review of The Smiths’ 17th November 1983 at Westfield College, by Don Perretta for Smash Hits.

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Frank Worrall interviews Morrissey for one of The Smiths’ earliest interviews in Melody Maker, 3 September 1983.

July 26, 2012 by thischarmlessgirl

Frank Worrall interviews Morrissey for one of The Smiths’ earliest interviews in Melody Maker, 3 September 1983.

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Very early Smiths interview from Sounds magazine, June 4th 1983. This was one of Morrissey and Johnny’s first proper appearances in the music press…

March 11, 2012 by thischarmlessgirl

Very early Smiths interview from Sounds magazine, June 4th 1983. This was one of Morrissey and Johnny’s first proper appearances in the music press…

[Interview] Melody Maker - 26 November 1983

January 4, 2012 by thischarmlessgirl

Read from scans only. (No transcript currently available.)

(Cover)

Article:

Or view in original double-page spread format HERE.

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Early Morrissey interview with David Dorrell from the NME, 24 September 1983.

September 20, 2011 by thischarmlessgirl

Early Morrissey interview with David Dorrell from the NME, 24 September 1983.

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Very short, introductory Smiths article/interview from Smash Hits magazine, 10 November 1983.

August 11, 2011 by thischarmlessgirl

Very short, introductory Smiths article/interview from Smash Hits magazine, 10 November 1983.

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Short Morrissey interview from Record Mirror, November 1983.

April 25, 2011 by thischarmlessgirl

Short Morrissey interview from Record Mirror, November 1983.

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"Crisp songs and salted lyrics": this was The Smiths’ first ever NME interview, way back in May 1983.

(And apologies to any Virgin Prunes fans for editing out their “Portrait of the Artist as a Consumer” feature!)

April 23, 2011 by thischarmlessgirl

"Crisp songs and salted lyrics": this was The Smiths’ first ever NME interview, way back in May 1983.

(And apologies to any Virgin Prunes fans for editing out their “Portrait of the Artist as a Consumer” feature!)

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Short Morrissey interview from No. 1 magazine, November 1983.

April 22, 2011 by thischarmlessgirl

Short Morrissey interview from No. 1 magazine, November 1983.