The Smiths – The Headmaster Ritual (Live 1985)

All the guitar parts in this song transcribed from a gig at Apollo Theatre, Oxford, England (March 18, 1985). You can listen to the performance here.


I’m playing a Tokai Love Rock, Les Paul copy. During 1985, when playing live Marr would often use his recently acquired (at the time) 80’s wine red Gibson Les Paul Standard for this song.

Check out my page Marr Live 1985 – Chasing The Tone for an in depth description of how im recording the guitar for this video


Click the image below to view the tab on Ultimate Guitar.

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