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Joe Jackson: Crisp. In A Huge In America Sort Of Way

Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 10 February 1979

THE HANDS spell nerves: balled into fists and rammed into the pockets of the pinstripe jacket. The elbows jerk and the knees twitch, the face is contorted into a frown of concentration; Joe Jackson is making sure the set starts off right.

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