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Tripping Along The Ledge

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Tripping Along the Ledge joins with the entire Irish music industry family in extending our best wishes to popular singer-songwriter Ollie Higgins, who finds himself behind bars tonight – incarcerated (he says) for a crime he didn’t commit.

The veteran musician, who appeared in Smiley Bolger’s annual ‘ones to watch’ list a record-breaking six times (1987, ’88, ’90, ’91 and ’93), was arrested outside Walton’s World of Music in Dublin this afternoon in connection with the theft of some guitar strings and a plectrum.

Now the former Kill City Snowmen drummer is appealing to fans for their assistance in tracking down a one-armed-man he says he saw fleeing the scene at about the time of the alleged incident. Read the rest of this entry »