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Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer covers Morrissey’s “Jack the Ripper” — listen

on October 21, 2016, 2:30pm

Photo by Philip Cosores

You may only know Josh Klinghoffer as the guy who replaced John Frusciante as the guitarist for Red Hot Chili Peppers, but the multi-instrumentalist is also an incredibly gifted musician and an avid fan of Morrissey and The Smiths. At a recent RHCP appearance in Zurich, Switzerland, Klinghoffer launched into an intimate, abbreviated rendition of Moz’s “Jack the Ripper”. Check it out below, and thanks to Morrissey fansite Morrissey-solo for the tip.

For the sake of comparison, here’s Morrissey’s original studio version:

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