A close-up of Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures album cover

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Murph of The Wombats in 2007 and Ian Curtis of Joy Division in 1979

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Ian Curtis performing live with Joy Division in January 1980

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Ian Curtis, performing with Joy Fivision in Rotterdam in January 1980

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Ian Curtis and the members of New Order: Bernard Sumner, Gillian Gilbert, Stephen Morris and Peter Hook

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Ian Curtis of Joy Division

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Freddie Mercury playing guitar during Queen's performance at the Rock in Rio festival, Brazil, January 1985.

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