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James G. Reilly (born May 9, 1957) is the second drummer for the Northern Ireland based punk band Stiff Little Fingers, with whom he played from 1979 to 1981.[1] He played on the LPs Nobody's Heroes, Go for It[1] and Hanx. In 1981, he moved to the United States, where he played in two bands, Red Rockers, followed by The Raindogs.[1] In the late 1980s, he lived in Boston and worked as a band manager. He has since moved back to Northern Ireland. For a time in 2004, he played in SLF tribute band Little Fingers, and later led Jim Reilly's Alternative Soldiers, after which he played in a new band called The Dead Handsomes. In July 2013, he and Henry Cluney, also formerly of Stiff Little Fingers, began playing live together under the name XSLF in a 3 piece with Ave Tsarion.

Jim Reilly
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Jim Reilly
Background information
Birth nameJames G. Reilly
Born (1957-05-09) May 9, 1957 (age 62)
OriginBelfast, Northern Ireland
GenresRock, punk rock
InstrumentsDrums
Associated actsStiff Little Fingers, Red Rockers, The Raindogs, Little Fingers, Jim Reilly's Alternative Soldiers, XSLF

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  1. ^ a b c "Jim Reilly info". SLF.com. Retrieved 2011-10-26.

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