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Thin Lizzy

Formed: 1970 in Dublin, Ireland
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667 Ratings
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Disbanded: 1983
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Gary Moore, Midge Ure, Phil Lynott, Snowy White, John Sykes, Tommy Aldridge, Eric Bell, Vivian Campbell, Brian Downey, Scott Gorham, Brian ...See All
Biography: Despite a huge hit single in the mid-'70s ("The Boys Are Back in Town") and becoming a popular act with hard rock/heavy metal fans, Thin Lizzy are still, in the pantheon of '70s rock bands, underappreciated. Formed in the late '60s by Irish singer/songwriter/bassist Phil Lynott, Lizzy, though not the ...Read full biography
Released: 1976
Label: Island Def Jam
Critics' Rating:
Thin Lizzy found their trademark twin-guitar sound on 1975's Fighting, but it was on its 1976 successor, Jailbreak, where the band truly took flight. Unlike the leap between Night Life and Fighting, there ...Read full review
'Live And Dangerous'
Released: 1978
Label: Warner Bros.
Critics' Rating:
Released in 1978, just as the hot streak starting with 1975's Fighting and running through 1977's Bad Reputation came to an end, Live and Dangerous was a glorious way to celebrate Thin Lizzy's glory days ...Read full review