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'Boardwalk Empire''s Michael Shannon to perform The Smiths' 'The Queen Is Dead' in full

'Boardwalk Empire''s Michael Shannon to perform The Smiths' 'The Queen Is Dead' in full

The actor has previously covered The Velvet Underground

Johnny Marr: 'The Smiths were planning a disco album'

Johnny Marr: 'The Smiths were planning a disco album'

Marr reveald former band's intentions before their split in 1987

Prime Minister David Cameron presented with The Smiths' Salford Lads Club T-shirt

Prime Minister David Cameron presented with The Smiths' Salford Lads Club T-shirt

He said his 'day was made' after receiving the limited edition item

Smiths fans rush to buy limited edition Salford Lads Club T-shirt

Smiths fans rush to buy limited edition Salford Lads Club T-shirt

T-shirt features photo of band from 'Queen is Dead' shoot

The Smiths' Mike Joyce says Queen should wear 'Queen is Dead' T-shirt during Christmas address

The Smiths' Mike Joyce says Queen should wear 'Queen is Dead' T-shirt during Christmas address

Drummer also says Morrissey should sort out Christmas peace treaty

The Smiths' drummer Mike Joyce to act in BBC Radio 4 play

The Smiths' drummer Mike Joyce to act in BBC Radio 4 play

'My Dad Keith' will be broadcast tomorrow afternoon (November 28)

James Franco enlists Andy Rourke for his new album of Smiths-inspired songs

James Franco enlists Andy Rourke for his new album of Smiths-inspired songs

Actor and former Smiths' bassist work with Tim O'Keefe for new record

The Smiths’ 1986 tour rider apparently revealed

The Smiths’ 1986 tour rider apparently revealed

Morrissey supposedly requested cheese sandwiches and Lucozade

The Smiths producer Stephen Street says he does not believe band will ever reform

The Smiths producer Stephen Street says he does not believe band will ever reform

Producer and engineer says, "I'm not sure that it is a situation that can be resolved"

Johnny Marr says the story that Factory Records turned down The Smiths is a 'crock of shit'

Johnny Marr says the story that Factory Records turned down The Smiths is a 'crock of shit'

Johnny Marr speaks about the early days of the band in this week's NME - out today (February 19)

Remastered Smiths back catalogue hits iTunes

Remastered Smiths back catalogue hits iTunes

New versions of all four of the Manchester band's albums are available now

The Smiths drummer Mike Joyce says he'll never read Morrissey's autobiography

The Smiths drummer Mike Joyce says he'll never read Morrissey's autobiography

But he says he'd be more than keen to take part in a band reunion

'This Charming Man' tops chart of most popular Smiths and Morrissey downloads

'This Charming Man' tops chart of most popular Smiths and Morrissey downloads

Official Chart Company data reveals iconic Mancunian's most popular tracks

The Smiths' 'The Queen Is Dead' tops NME's list of 500 greatest albums of all time

The Smiths' 'The Queen Is Dead' tops NME's list of 500 greatest albums of all time

Manchester band's iconic album finishes top of new poll

Rare and unseen photographs of The Smiths and Morrissey to be published in new book

Rare and unseen photographs of The Smiths and Morrissey to be published in new book

'The Smiths' by former NME photographer Lawrence Watson will be published on August 12

Johnny Marr reveals 'record label politics' stopped him releasing Smiths rarities box-set

Johnny Marr reveals 'record label politics' stopped him releasing Smiths rarities box-set

Guitarist had been working on a comprehensive collection of bootlegs and instrumentals

David Cameron says he needs a new favourite band following Johnny Marr's Smiths ban

David Cameron says he needs a new favourite band following Johnny Marr's Smiths ban

The Prime Minister also reveals how he booked a gig for Mumford & Sons

Rare footage of The Smiths unearthed after 25 years - watch

Rare footage of The Smiths unearthed after 25 years - watch

Morrissey recruited Andy Rourke and Mike Joyce for his first solo gig

Rare early demo from The Smiths emerges online – listen

Rare early demo from The Smiths emerges online – listen

Drummer Mike Joyce tweeted the link to the 1983 tape recordings

Prime Minister David Cameron defies Johnny Marr's ban on his Smiths fandom

Prime Minister David Cameron defies Johnny Marr's ban on his Smiths fandom

'I will go on and listen to The Smiths', said the PM

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