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Horslips: Sham-Rock 1979

Jim Green, Trouser Press, July 1979

HORSLIPS AND the new wave? An unlikely topic on the face of it, but Horslips, recently touring here in support of their latest album, The Man Who Built America, have not only been asked about it consistently, but can actually make sense of it! Keyboardist/flautist Jim Lockhart and Charles O'Connor, (he the wielder of the electrified fiddle and mandolin) were quick and slick on the uptake:

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