Sunday, June 17, 2018

UTR 18-24 (Johnny Marr)

Under The Radar Radio #18-24
June 17-23, 2018

               Pick Of The Week                
      Johnny Marr - Call The Comet      


Johnny Marr is connected to every song this week. 

Johnny Marr - The Tracers
  Call The Comet (2018)  - Johnny's 3rd solo album
The Smiths - The Hand That Rocks The Cradle
  The Smiths (1984)  The first song Marr/Morrissey wrote and then released 
Billy Bragg - Greetings To The New Brunette
  Talking With The Tax Man About Poetry (1986)  Johnny Marr plays guitar
Kirsty MacColl - Walking Down Madison
  Electric Landlady (1991)  Johnny wrote the groove to this a week after the Smiths broke up
Bryan Ferry - Kiss And Tell
  Bright Lights, Big City Soundtrack (1988)  Johnny Marr plays guitar

*Beck - Milk & Honey
  Midnite Vultures (1999) Johnny Marr plays guitar
Charlatans - Plastic Machinery
  Different Days (2017)  Johnny has worked with the Charlatans frequently
Johnny Marr - Hey Angel
  Call The Comet (2018).  No tour stop in Detroit?  Why Johnny, why?
Blondie - My Monster
  Pollinator (2017) - Johnny wrote and plays guitar on this wonderful track
Modest Mouse - We've Got Everything
  We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank (2007)  Johnny was a full member from 2006-08
Cribs - We Share The Same Skies
  Ignore The Ignorant (2009)  Johnny was a full member form 2008-11

The The - Slow Emotion Replay
  Dusk (1993)  - Johnny on harmonica and guitar - The The & Johnny are making new music
Everything But The Girl - Native Land
  Everything But The Girl (1983).  Johnny on harmonica.  EBTG were early Smiths fans
Johnny Marr - Bug
  Call The Comet (2018).  Johnny's son Nile is named for legendary guitarist Nile Rodgers of Chic
Smiths - Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now 
  Hatful Of Hollow (1984) For the story of this song's origin - click HERE
Talking Heads - (Nothing But) Flowers
  Naked (1988)  Johnny Marr plays guitar

Electronic - Get The Message
  Electronic (1990)   Johnny working with members of New Order & The Pet Shop Boys
Pet Shop Boys - Did You See Me Coming?
  Yes (2009)   Johnny Marr plays guitar
Noel Gallagher - The Ballad Of The Mighty I
  Chasing Yesterday (2015)  Noel lived in Johnny's flat (I think rent-free)
Johnny Marr - Hi Hello
  Call The Comet (2018)  Johnny appeared on Portlandia 
Neil Finn - There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
  7 World Collide (2001)   Johnny Marr plays guitar

*Beth Orton - Concrete Sky
  Daybreaker (2002)  Johnny Marr plays guitar
*Robyn Hitchcock - Ordinary Millionaire

  Propellor Time (2010)  Johnny Marr plays guitar
Johnny Marr & The Healers - Down On The Corner
  Boomslang (2003)   Zak Starkey on drums in this band and of course, Johnny
Smiths - Shoplifters Of The World   
  Louder Than Bombs (1987)   The last song the Smiths ever played live on 4-10-87
Johnny Marr - Rise  
  Call The Comet (2018)
Hans Zimmer - Time
  Inception soundtrack (2010) Stunning live version with our man on guitar - HERE

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