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Joe Jackson: Look Sharp!

Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 3 February 1979

JOE JACKSON is a contender: he's fast, tough and he doesn't mess around. At a time when the orthodox powers-that-be in the rock business are geared to start acknowledging then pushing artists round about the time that they put out their third albums, this may be something of a disadvantage.

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