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Thin Lizzy: Wild One -The Very Best Of Thin Lizzy (Polygram)

Ian Fortnam, New Musical Express, June 1996

THE LONG hot summer of 1976 was not a great time to be a pop kid. Brotherhood Of Man and Showaddywaddy (ask your dad) dominated the charts, the seditious Pistols and their art-school acolytes were huddled together in the virtual anonymity of a Soho gay bar plotting an imminent revolution, and the cobweb-strewn music press was slobbering over the imminent arrival of the Rolling Stones' touring party while highly recommending the likes of Cado Belle and Moon. Who? Exactly.

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