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Music and Style: Classic Manchester bands

Fascinating photos of Manchester bands by Kevin Cummings via the Guardian.

Ian Curtis, 1979

Ian Curtis, 1979

The Factory club, 1979

The Factory club, 1979

New Order’s first gig after Ian Curtis’ death, 1981

New Order, 1981

The Smiths, 1983

The Smiths, 1983

Madonna performing at the Hacienda, 1984

Madonna performing at the Hacienda, 1984

Liam Gallagher in front of the Manchester City grounds, 1994

Liam Gallagher, 1994

Mark E. Smith, 2005

Mark E. Smith, 2005

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  • Diane 2 October 2009, 4:32 pm

    These are fantastic; thanks for sharing. I especially love the ones of Ian Curtis and The Smiths.

  • Andi B. Goode 3 October 2009, 4:47 am

    These are awesome. Thanks for sharing! I LOVE Manchester bands.
    -Andi x

  • Fiorella 3 October 2009, 5:45 pm

    WOW! those are amazing pics!

  • Make Do Style 4 October 2009, 6:52 pm

    Great photos and ps don't tell anyone but I was at Madonna's Hacienda gig!

  • Jacqueline 11 October 2009, 7:37 pm

    I have just discovered your blog and it's gorgeous. Cute clothes and the mad legend that is Mark E Smith. Thank you for making my day.

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