Joy Division's Ian Curtis and Peter Hook in 1979

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Manchester rapper Aitch and the mural of late Joy Division icon Ian Curtis

Ian Curtis mural to return to Manchester after being covered by Aitch album advert

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Which songs are these lines taken from? Clue: they're bands from Manchester.

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Ian Curtis performing live with Joy Division in January 1980

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

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Ian Curtis in 1980 and New Order in 1984

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Alan McGee, co owner Creation Records label

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Sid Vicious, Johnny Rotten and Steve Jones of The Sex Pistols perform live at The Winterland Ballroom in 1978

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Noel Gallagher, once tuning up for Inspiral Carpets, now he fronts the band

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