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Happy Cinco De Morrissey!

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Happy Cinco De Morrissey!

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This year on Alt.Latino, we try something different. Instead of your typical Cinco De Mayo show, we've created an entirely new holiday: Cinco De Morrissey!

Why Morrissey? Because he's a Mexican obsession on both sides of the border, a true icon. So today we check out Moz's best tunes and discuss why he's so beloved. Join us and let us know: What's your favorite Morrissey song?

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01Ask

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Mexrrissey

  • Song: Ask
  • from Mexico Goes Morrissey

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The Smiths

  • Song: There Is a Light That Never Goes Out
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Song
The Queen Is Dead
Album
The Queen Is Dead
Artist
The Smiths
Label
Wea Japan
Released
1986

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Morrissey

  • Song: Irish Blood, English Heart
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You Are The Quarry
Album
You Are The Quarry
Artist
Morrissey
Label
Sanctuary Records

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The Smiths

  • Song: This Charming Man
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Sound of the Smiths
Album
Sound of the Smiths
Artist
The Smiths
Label
Rhino
Released
2008

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Ozomatli

  • Song: Gay Vatos in Love
  • from Fire Away
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Fire Away
Album
Fire Away
Artist
Ozomatli
Label
Downtown Music
Released
2010

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Morrissey

  • Song: Mexico
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You Are The Quarry
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You Are The Quarry
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Morrissey
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Sanctuary Records

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01The First Of The Gang To Die

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Mariachi Manchester

  • Song: The First Of The Gang To Die
  • from The First Of The Gang To Die

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02Everyday Is Like Sunday

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Mexrrissey

  • Song: Everyday Is Like Sunday
  • from Mexico Goes Morrissey