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Gilbert O'Sullivan

Gilbert O'Sullivan

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Working Class Hero: Gilbert O'Sullivan

Profile and Interview by Michael Watts, Melody Maker, 9 October 1971

WHOEVER WOULD have thought it? Gordon Mills, manager of Tom and Engel, those popular, polished professionals, taking a shine to an odd young Irishman whose ...

What Rhymes With O'Sullivan?

Profile and Interview by Andrew Bailey, Rolling Stone, 14 October 1971

The strange case of the pop star with the pudding basin haircut ...

Gilbert O'Sullivan: Himself

Review by John Mendelsohn, Rolling Stone, 3 February 1972

DON'T BE MISLED: however extraordinary Gilbert O'Sullivan may look in his imbecile haircut, knickers, and other things Thirties Irish schoolboy, he sounds sufficiently like your ...

Gilbert O'Sullivan

Interview by Tony Norman, New Musical Express, 6 May 1972

THE MUSIC MAN sits there sipping tea and talking music.  Although he has always been a bit of a loner, he is certainly not an ...

Musical Memories Of London

Report by Lillian Roxon, New York Sunday News, 30 July 1972

LONDON — ONE year, when I was in London, 1966 I think, I saw the Beatles and the Rolling Stones on the same bill as ...

Gilbert O'Sullivan: Gaumont, Ipswich and Royal Festival Hall, London

Live Review by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, 16 June 1973

Big G and the Scream Machine ...

Gilbert O'Sullivan: I'm A Writer, Not A Fighter

Review by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, 6 October 1973

ANYONE WHO IS a regular reader of this paper will be aware that in the past I've criticised Gilbert O'Sullivan quite strongly, and yet I've ...

Gilbert O'Sullivan: Avery Fisher Hall, NYC

Live Review by Lenny Kaye, Rolling Stone, 25 October 1973

"TO GILBERT," READ the note attached to a plastic baby elephant presented by a squealing child fan in the front rows: "I think you're cute." ...

Gilbert O'Sullivan: "The equal of any songwriter"

Retrospective and Interview by John Lewis, Financial Times, 28 September 2007

WORLD-WEARY songs about death. Waggish wordplay. A scruffy urchin persona. When Morrissey performed Gilbert O'Sullivan's 1970 hit 'Nothing Rhymed' at a gig in Dublin last ...

see also Roger Daltrey


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