Sham Rock

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This article is about the Northern Irish band. For the Filipino band, see Shamrock (band). For the Croatian band, see The Shamrock (band). For other uses, see Shamrock (disambiguation).
Sham Rock
Origin Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Genres Pop, dance, folk
Labels Jive Records
Members Anne Barrett
John Hamilton
Philip Larson
Past members Graham Scales
Jacqueline Scales

Sham Rock are an Irish pseudo-folk band, best known for their 1998 single, "Tell Me Ma". The single remained in the UK Singles Chart for eleven weeks, peaking at number thirteen on the chart.[1][2] It sold over 200,000 copies in the United Kingdom and Ireland.[3]


  • Sham Rock The Album (2004)


  1. ^ "1998-11-07 Top 40 Official Singles Chart UK Archive". Official Charts. 1998-11-07. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 493. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  3. ^ "Capital Celtic Network - Sham Rock". 2004-05-11. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 

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