Happy B. MARK E.

5 March 2021

The late genial word’smith’,
mega ego and lager junkie
MARK E. SMITH would
have turned 64 today.

Happy B. Mark E.

Let’s go to the basement to celebrate…

00:00​ – Is This New
02:30​ – Wolf Kidult Man
07:51​ – Fifty Year Old Man
13:28​ – Latchkey Kid

Picture This…

5 Classic NME covers…

JOY DIVISION – 14 June 1980 (a couple of weeks after Ian Curtis’ death)

IAN MCCULLOCH from ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN20 Februari 1982

THE SLITS – 5 September 1979

MARK E. SMITH from THE FALL14 November 1981

LIAM GALLAGHER from OASIS4 June 1994

Happy Birthday To… MARK E. SMITH

5 March 2019

MARK EDWARD SMITH, the controversial and genial frontman of THE FALL was born 62 years ago today on 5 March 1957 in Broughton, Lancashire but lived the greater part of his live in Prestwich, Greater Manchester. To celebrate and remember the man here’s a Best Of The Fall, compiled by Turn Up The Volume when Smith passed away on 24 January 2016.

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THE FALL: Facebook – Biography

(Pic on top: Getty Images)