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Profile and Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 1978

CHANCES ARE GOOD that this time last year you had never heard of Thin Lizzy, let along heard them. Young veterans of the British music ...

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Thin Lizzy (1977)

Interview by Howie Klein, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1977

Phil Lynott and Scott Gorham, mid US tour, talk about playing live, writing songs, punk, and English taxes!

File format: mp3; file size: 40.8mb, interview length: 44' 33" sound quality: ****

ARTICLES IN LIBRARY

Thin Lizzy: And Now A Drop Of The Real Hard Stuff

Interview by Keith Altham, NME, March 1973

THIN LIZZY would like it known that while they're delighted with ther hit single 'Whisky In The Jar' it shouldn't be confused with the 100 ...

Thin Lizzy: Imperial College, London

Live Review by Jonh Ingham, NME, February 1975

IT WAS WITH thunderous welcome that the dynamic Thin Lizzy returned to London last Saturday, winning many new fans and "wowing" old ones in a ...

Thin Lizzy: Nightlife (Vertigo)

Review by John Mendelsohn, Phonograph Record, March 1975

WHEN, IN AN ill-disguised attempt to salvage what little was left of both his physical and psychic well-being after decades of arduous touring, lead guitarist ...

Thin Lizzy: 'Fighting' Phil

Interview by Jon Tiven, Circus, November 1975

THIN LIZZY IS more than just your average rock band because Thin Lizzy features The Great Black Hope of rock 'n' roll himself, Mr. Phil ...

Thin Lizzy: The Irish Question

Report and Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, December 1975

DESPITE the homely sentiments echoed in Philip Lynott's 'Dublin' a few years back, Thin Lizzy did leave Dublin, and Ireland. But the fond memories of ...

Thin Lizzy: Buzy Lizzy

Retrospective and Interview by Pete Makowski, Sounds, March 1976

Pete Makowski's putting his money on Thin Lizzy making the real big time. Here, he talks to Phil Lynott and looks at the past, present ...

Thin Lizzy: Lizzy Break 'Em Up

Report and Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, April 1976

THERE WE STOOD. Dumb-founded, we stared in stark amazement at the spectacle. It's Liverpool Stadium and the mashed wood strewn around the floor had earlier ...

Thin Lizzy: The Thin Man

Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, April 1976

"I'M A ROCKER. I'm a Roller, too, honey..." Did you know that West Hampstead, London, is within spitting distance of the M1? Phil Lynott lives ...

Thin Lizzy: Fat Cheque For Thin Men?

Interview by Jonh Ingham, Sounds, July 1976

Lizzy hit the big time. With one eye on Wimbledon, they reveal all to JONH INGHAM... ...

Thin Lizzy: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, July 1976

THE PREVALENT mood that hung over this Hammersmith Odeon gig on Sunday night, that this would be the occasion to herald once and for all ...

Thin Lizzy: Unlikely Lads With A Lead For Lizzy

Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, July 1976

THE MAN IN Black from the City Of The Angels, Los Angeles, is still dazed by the unbelievably swift rise of Thin Lizzy and chats ...

Thin Lizzy: Remembering, Part 1, featuring Eric Bell and Gary Moore (Decca)

Review by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, August 1976

Philip Lynott (bass, acoustic guitar, vocals), Brian Downey (drums), Eric Bell (lead guitar and vocals), Gary Moore (lead guitar and vocals). Produced by Nick Tauber. ...

Thin Lizzy: Remembering. Part I (Decca)

Review by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, August 1976

EVERY RECORD company has done it at one time or another. Reactivated old material by an artist who has since had hits with another label. ...

Thin Lizzy: Malady Of A Thin Man

Interview by Pete Makowski, Sounds, October 1976

A CASUAL conversation. A relaxed Sunday afternoon at the, er, Chez Lynott. I mean if you want to catch the man, it's got to be ...

Thin Lizzy: Johnny The Fox

Review by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, October 1976

THIN LIZZY: Johnny The Fox (Vertigo 9102 012). Phil Lynott (bass, vocals), Brian Downey (drums, percussion), Scott Gorham (lead guitar), Brian Robertson (lead guitar). Produced ...

Thin Lizzy: Who Needs Springsteen When You've Got Johnny Cool?

Report and Interview by Chris Salewicz, Creem, November 1976

IT'S JUST AFTER SEVEN in the evening. Phil Lynott and Scott Gorham are stretched on the floor of room 1012 in the Continental Hyatt House ...

Thin Lizzy: Lizzy's Cocky Rebel

Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, November 1976

"Cocky Rocky's a rock and roll starGot the talent to take him far..." ...

Thin Lizzy: How the Laid-Back Californian met the Drunken Scot and the Heavy Black Irishman…

Interview by Chris Salewicz, NME, December 1976

IF LEW GRADE ever gets round to planning a rock 'n' roll soap opera he could fill the first fifty-two weeks (at least) with The ...

Thin Lizzy: Tonight There's Gonna Be Trouble!

Profile and Interview by Wesley Strick, Circus, December 1976

Thin Lizzy Stalks the Fury of Fandom. By Wesley Strick ...

The Year Queen Lizzy Shook America:

Report and Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 1977

Queen and Thin Lizzy tour the USA ...

Thin Lizzy: Johnny The Fox (Mercury)

Review by Susan Whitall, Creem, January 1977

ALL RIGHT, let's deal with the "this guy's a black Irish Springsteen" ho-hum right at the start. ...

Thin Lizzy Rule At Reading OK?

Interview by Pete Makowski, Sounds, August 1977

THE TELEX ended something like: "And besides he's black, Irish and only wears one earring." ...

Thin Lizzy: A Peep Into The Soul Of Phil Lynott

Report and Interview by Chris Salewicz, NME, September 1977

A black Irishman – the son of a Brazilian seaman; a Roman Catholic of uncatholic lifestyle; a bass playing poet in a rock 'n' roll ...

Thin Lizzy: Gobi Gobi Hey!

Report and Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, December 1977

AN ANECDOTE: hopeful young Irish band up in London for the first time. Their bass player – Philip Lynott by name – is exploring the ...

Tramping the Celt Belt with Thin Lizzy

Report by Richard Riegel, Creem, October 1978

LONDON, ENGLAND – So I've journeyed 4000 miles across the sea, made my pilgrimage to the cradle of the modern rock 'n' roll era, just ...

Thin Lizzy: Joints

Report by Peter Silverton, Sounds, December 1978

"HI, THIS is the Nightbird, Alison Steel, brought to you by the Army Reserve. And tonight my guests in the studio are Scott Gorham and ...

Thin Lizzy: The Liz

Report and Interview by Garry Bushell, Sounds, April 1979

GARRY BUSHELL FOLLOWS THE T(H)IN MAN AND THE REST DOWN THE YELL O'BRICK ROAD ...

Thin Lizzy: Black Rose (Vertigo)

Review by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, April 1979

YOU build 'em up... ...

Deutschland Liebt Lizzy

Report and Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, June 1979

Phil and da boyz invade Germany. HARRY DOHERTY went on the sortie and watched Lizzy win over what had once been an alien audience. ...

Tony Visconti Talks

Book Excerpt by Stuart Grundy, John Tobler, 'The Record Producers' (BBC Books), 1982

IN MUCH THE same way that George Martin is known for his work with the Beatles, anyone who has ever inspected the small print on ...

Thin Lizzy: Dedication

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, Q, March 1991

FOR A FEW good years in the mid-'70s, Dublin cowboys Thin Lizzy bought the pop virtues of literate, evocative wordplay, danceable, funky grooves and a ...

Thin Lizzy: Wild One -The Very Best Of Thin Lizzy (Polygram)

Review by Ian Fortnam, NME, June 1996

THE LONG hot summer of 1976 was not a great time to be a pop kid. Brotherhood Of Man and Showaddywaddy (ask your dad) dominated ...

see also Gary Moore

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