Thin Lizzy’s 1972 recording of the traditional Irish folk song “Whiskey in the Jar” is one of their most-beloved tunes and a staple of St. Patrick’s Day playlists everywhere.
The Thin Lizzy frontman died on Jan. 4, 1986.
Thin Lizzy released 'Black Rose: A Rock Legend’' on April 13, 1979.
Def Leppard's Joe Elliott will produce the sophomore record by Black Star Riders, a band featuring former members of Thin Lizzy. Elliott previously worked on the 2011 reissue of Thin Lizzy's 1976 classic 'Jailbreak' album. The Def Leppard singer also produced the first two solo albums by Black Star Riders' Ricky Warwick, who joined Thin Lizzy as vocalist in 2010.
One of Los Angeles' most representative bands squares off against one of Ireland's least representative groups in the latest round of the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame.
Classic rock is about heavy hooks, power chords and tight harmonies. But it’s also about letting loose and enjoying the good times. And there’s no better time for that than Friday evening, when we pick up our paycheck, punch out of work and enjoy a couple days of much-needed rest and relaxation.
On Sept. 4, 1983, Phil Lynott gave his final performance with the band he created, the amazing Thin Lizzy. By the start of of the 1980s, things were exceptionally busy for the band. Leader Phil Lynott was married at the start of 1980; he released his debut solo album, 'Solo In Soho,' that spring; became a father that summer, and issued a new Lizzy album, 'Chinatown,' that fall.