Gordon Neill wrote:OK, given that 1983 is the cut off year, the Smiths don't quite make it (although Hand In Glove and This Charming Man did come out in '83).
I saw The Smiths 6 times in 1983. It was the year of Life's A Riot by Billy Bragg and Lean On Me by The Redskins. It was also the year that I graduated and got my first full-time job. Certainly a watershed year.