MARK E. SMITH
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
Former Sonic Youth hero about The Fall hero Mark E. Smith who
said, once upon a time, that Moore‘s rock license should be revoked…
Thurston Moore about the late The Fall legend Mark E Smith who
once said that Sonic Youth should have their rock license revoked…
Striking single sleeves…
17 July 2020
BINGO-MASTER’s BREAK-OUT by THE FALL
The title track – and one of the double A-side songs, with
Psycho Mafia being the other one) of the debut EP.
Released 11 August 1978.
THE FALL: Facebook
I wonder if the prediction of the late great MARK E. SMITH is coming true…
Great magazine covers from the past…
MARK E. SMITH
5 Classic NME covers…
JOY DIVISION – 14 June 1980 (a couple of weeks after Ian Curtis’ death)
IAN MCCULLOCH from ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN – 20 Februari 1982
THE SLITS – 5 September 1979
MARK E. SMITH from THE FALL – 14 November 1981
LIAM GALLAGHER from OASIS – 4 June 1994
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.
THE FALL: Facebook – Biography
(Pic on top: Getty Images)