Rusholme Ruffians

"Rusholme Ruffians came about because my parents used to play 'Marie's The Name' by Elvis Presley and I liked the chord change."

"That was blatantly done. Morrissey said to me, 'Let's do a song about the fair,' and for some reason my association with the fair was to pull out that Elvis riff. We tried, but we couldn't get away from it."

- Johnny Marr

Here are the scans from the Meat Is Murder piano songbook with guitar chords, for completists. Thanks to Ted Maul for these scans:

thirdynumberone has knocked out a cool acoustic version:

Here's another acoustic version, from WilliamFs11. This is the live version, incorperating "Marie's The Name":

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