Sean Smith

By: Cover Point  05/12/2011

'Misty Mountain Hop' - Led Zepplin. At first glance it could be an homage to Bagnelstown but a closer look at the lyrics reveals a cricket team in need of the expertise of a Bill Frindall - "Crowds of people sittin on the grass with flowers in their hair said / 'Hey, Boy, do you wanna score?'"..


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