The following profiles are from the original Fan Club. They were on plain type written pages and were under the title of HORSLIPS FUNKY FUN CLUB
NAME BARRY DEVLIN
BIRTHPLACE NEWRY, Co. Down.
BIRTHDATE 28 November, 1946.
ZODIAC SIGN SAGITTARIUS.
FAMILY Sisters: Anne, Marie, Joan, Val, Clare, Helen.
COLOUR EYES Hazel.
HAIR COLOUR Sandy.
HEIGHT / WEIGHT 5'8" / 12 stone.
EDUCATION St. Patrick's College, Armagh; U.C.D. - M.A. English.
MUSICAL EDUCATION Self-taught.
CAREER Various folk groups, Horslips.
PREVIOUS OCCUPATIONS Copywriter, set designer.
BIGGEST INFLUENCE Elvis "Teddy Bear" and "Hound Dog", Beatles' "Love Me Do", Cream; also Robin Hood:
LIKES Zabaione al Marsala, Killiney Bay, Summer '67, Robin Hood.
DISLIKES Spaghetti Bolognese, Pigeon House 'B', Summer '68, Sheriff of Nottingham.
INTERESTS & HOBBIES Handball, Gaelic football, watching old Robin Hood movies, airplanes, fast girls' cars.
FAVOURITE SONGWRITERS Lennon-McCartney, Ian Anderson, Joni Mitchell.
FAVOURITE SINGERS Lennon, McCartney, Joe Cocker, Pat Kilduff.
FAVOURITE MUSICIANS David Currie, Paul McCartney.
FAVOURITE L.P's "Stand Up" - Jethro Tull; any Beatles.
INSTRUMENTS Ampeg Dan Armstrong bass, Gibson Ebo.
AMBITION To see Horslips the best musical outfit anywhere; get picture on Rolling Stone; star in "Robin Hood" musical.