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Where Are My Music Fans?

July 22, 2011

Think fast people, because it’s pop quiz time.  Ready?  Let’s say you are a moderately famous Manchester band from the early 90s.  Your guitarist quits amid rumors that the whole band has gone on a major drug  binge  personal issues.  You are days away from recording a new album which you haven’t actually written yet, but details, right?  What do you do?

Well, if you are The Happy Mondays, you pick your fave Manchester ax man, who happens to be Johnny Marr of The Smiths, and kidnap him!  Wait, what?!  Let’s hear Johnny’s side of this sordid song of the North:

Classic!  What kills me is not that Shaun Ryder came up with this batshit plan, but that apparently the rest of the band and their manager thought it was genius!  I’m not advocating drug use, but you have to admit, it makes for some great stories!

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