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The Bluebells: Everybody's Somebody's Bluebell

Paolo Hewitt, Melody Maker, 12 June 1982

MATTERS FINALLY came to a head after the show that night. In the cramped dressing room, Ken McCluskey, the Bluebells' harmonica player, picked up a plank of wood, walked over to Alan Horne and threatened him with extreme violence if he didn't vacate the room, like NOW! Quaking with anger, it was only the restraining arms of his friends that kept McCluskey from inflicting the awful damage he had in mind for the Postcard supremo.

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