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THIN LIZZY founder Eric Bell has described The Riptide Movement as “an awesome band, Hendrix himself would be shaking in his boots!”
WERE IT not for Eric Bell, Thin Lizzy may never have happened. It was the Belfastman’s idea to form the band and an imporpmtu meeting after a gig in Dublin convinced Phil Lynott that Bell’s idea was a good one.
THE GRACEFUL, melodic solo on ‘Whiskey In The Jar’; the searing, blistering guitar lines on ‘Black Boys On The Corner’; and the wah-wah drenched funk of ‘Ray-Gun’. This is the sound of Eric Bell.
THE RIPTIDE Movement, whose debut album Keep On, Keepin’ On, is currently riding high in the Irish charts, play the Róisín Dubh tomorrow at 9pm.
Horslips matter. They mattered in the 1970s and their reunion proves they matter still. Why? Perhaps, to quote from the opening narration of Return of The Dancehall Sweethearts, the 2005 documentary on the band, “We saw in Horslips something that was ours, something that was of us...[they are] part of what makes us, us.”
IS TUAM the west of Ireland’s most consistently creative town musically? It’s hard to argue otherwise and the latest talent to emerge from there, The Ralphs, launch their debut EP 21st Century Window, tonight.
THE SHOWBANDS were a truly unique Irish entertainment phenomenon from the mid-1950s to the early 1970s and produced such names as Brendan Bowyer, Dickie Rock, Joe Dolan, Butch Moore, Red Hurley, and Big Tom.