Johnny Marr

NAMM 2021: Boss honours Johnny Marr with lifetime achievement award

Past recipients include Andy Summers, Steve Vai, and Yngwie Malmsteen

Guitar Legends: Johnny Marr – a unique guitar hero with a chameleonic talent

From teenage ‘indie’ beginnings, Johnny Marr has flourished into one of the finest guitar stylists in rock music. He’s famously driven and single-minded, constantly seeking out great instruments and unique sounds to build a unique catalogue of stellar guitar music.

Johnny Marr is playing fan-requested riffs on Instagram

Along with taking general fan questions.

How to play Johnny Marr-style chords Part 2

Following on from part one of our Johnny Marr chord sequence workout, we take a look at the arpeggios that form such an essential part of his guitar style.

How to play Johnny Marr-style chords Part 1

35 years on from The Smiths’ 1984 debut album, the influence of Johnny Marr’s guitar playing is hard to exaggerate. We take a look at the chords that make up his captivating chime and jangle.

Best guitar albums of 2018

2018 was another fantastic year for guitar music, with hot new acts and returning veterans all bringing their A game.

Interview: Johnny Marr – The melodic genius speaks to G&B

The melodic genius at the heart of The Smiths turned prolific collaborator and celebrated solo artist, Johnny Marr has a few stories to tell.
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