Are You a Hardcore Smiths Fan? Take This Visit to the Salford Lads Club

Anyone who considers themselves a serious Smiths fans knows about the various band-related shrines in and around Manchester. One of the most important sites is the Salford Lads Club, which appears in a number of iconic Smiths photographs. Just Google the name and you’ll find hundreds of images of fans posing in front of the place (something that the club doesn’t really like that much, but oh, well….)

Cam, a “Canadian in Salford” is one of those people.  He recently posted an account of his visit and posted pictures like this.

Smiths - Salford Lads Club artifact

See the rest of his trip account here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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