Johnny Marr: Set The Boy Free | Review

20th December 2016 Simon 0

The hoary old rock biography is so often a tome tarnished by cliche. Too many turn to tales of the wrong type of M&M on the rider; sex on the road; drug excesses leading to smashed televisions and trashed hotel rooms.

No such embellishments were applied by Mancunian guitar genius Johnny Marr, who was quite literally instrumental in many of the biggest moments in the city’s music history. He’ll be signing copies of Set The Boy Free at Waterstones Deansgate…