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Anthony Kiedis in 1992 and in June 2022

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The Smiths in 1984: Johnny Marr, Morrissey, Mike Joyce and Andy Rourke

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Blossoms Tom Ogden and Johnny Marr

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Ian Curtis of Joy Division and other Manchester memorabilia

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Brandon Flowers of The Killers in 2004

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