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Joe Walsh: Lonely Leader

Colin Irwin, Melody Maker, 2 August 1975

IT'S A BIT disconcerting when you're having a perfectly innocent conversation and the guy you're talking to suddenly brandishes a knife beneath your nose. Not just any knife, either – there's the Nazi swastika emblazoned on the handle, and its proud new owner Joe Walsh is affectionately stroking the sinister blade.

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