Dale Hibbert YT: "I Want A Boy For My Birthday" premiere (December 15/16, 2019)

https://www.morrissey-solo.com/threads/dale-hibbert-yt-i-want-a-boy-for-my-birthday-premiere-december-15-16-2019.145320/

Good things come to those who wait...
Shared by Dale via his 'Smiths Original Demo' channel on YT (formerly known as 'Domu Kafe').
The date was chosen to mark Dale's birthday.



Available only as a low quality snippet for many, many years and now kindly shared by Dale after a year of counting down.


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The track was originally the B-side of The Cookie's Will Power (1963) single.
This...

Dale Hibbert YT: "I Want A Boy For My Birthday" premiere (December 15/16, 2019)

Podcast: Simon Wolstencroft: "Me, Morrissey, and Mark E Smith" (December 7, 2019)

https://www.morrissey-solo.com/threads/podcast-simon-wolstencroft-me-morrissey-and-mark-e-smith-december-7-2019.145297/




"Drummer Simon Wolstencroft has a great rock n roll story to tell. He turned down the chance to be in The Smiths; made 11 albums with Mark E Smith and The Fall; and later appeared on Top Of The Pops with his old schoolmate Ian Brown of Stone Roses. Oh yeah, and he hid his heroin addiction from friends and colleagues for 20 years.
(Recorded at Joshua Brooks bar, in Manchester)"


Apple:...

Podcast: Simon Wolstencroft: "Me, Morrissey, and Mark E Smith" (December 7, 2019)

Morrissey letter to (presumably) Alan Bennett

https://www.morrissey-solo.com/threads/morrissey-letter-to-presumably-alan-bennett.145287/

thought I’d show this wonderful piece of history off...

U.K. Vauxhall & I LP with 2 posters, one with a handwritten letter on the back from Morrissey, to “Alan”, presumably Alan Bennett, Morrisseys ex neighbour, friend and playwright, hence the references to ‘A Visit From Miss Prothero’ & ‘Intensive Care’, which were plays written by Alan, and adapted for television by the BBC in 1978 & 1982, respectively). Morrissey also makes mention of his album (Vauxhall) being the current U.K. #1...

Morrissey letter to (presumably) Alan Bennett

Fiona Dodwell / Tremr.com: "Muslims stand with Morrissey" (December 5, 2019)

https://www.morrissey-solo.com/threads/fiona-dodwell-tremr-com-muslims-stand-with-morrissey-december-5-2019.145282/

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Excerpt:

"The upcoming Morrissey exhibition, "To Morrissey, With Love," shows us that the perpetually offended are wasting their time...

There has been a constant carousel of headlines about Morrissey in recent years, and unfortunately much of them have not been about the music - which is still captivating his audience across the globe. Instead of the lavish praise kindly afforded to some performers in the music industry...

Fiona Dodwell / Tremr.com: "Muslims stand with Morrissey" (December 5, 2019)