On 22 July 1978, Dire Straits had something to show for their early efforts in terms of a UK chart position — but only just.
The renowned guitarist played with both Def Leppard and The Last In Line at this year's Download.
Towards the end of the song, Metallica vocalist and guitarist James Hetfield told the crowd: “We love you, Phil.”
He lived fast and died young, but Jimmy was a prodigious guitarist who was making a name when he was barely in his teens.
Thin Lizzy's 'Live and Dangerous' is one of the most influential live rock albums and made No.2 on the UK album charts following its release on in June 1978.
The super-Swedes spent almost the whole of 1979 on the singles and album charts around the world.
With the 'Jailbreak' album already climbing the charts on both sides of the Atlantic, Lizzy's ‘The Boys Are Back In Town’ single entered the Hot 100 on 15 May 1976.
The biggest singles and most memorable album landmarks of the mighty British band inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on 14 April 2018.
Gary Moore began his third spell as a member of Thin Lizzy, as they went on a Parisian adventure with producer Tony Visconti.
Gary's death at just 58, on 6 February 2011, came as a great shock, but he left a legacy of nearly 40 years’ worth of recording.
The best Irish songs reveal a proud, passionate country steeped in folklore, borne of an unquenchably fiery Celtic spirit.
From Rory Gallagher to U2, Thin Lizzy to The Cranberries, the best Irish musicians have made a unique mark on music history. uDiscover Music raises a toast.
The star will celebrate songs written by fellow Irish artists such as Van Morrison, U2 and Thin Lizzy on the night.
The best live albums of all time capture the very essence of a band’s energy in concert, making you feel like you were actually there.
The film will feature contributions from Thin Lizzy personnel including Scott Gorham, Eric Bell and Darren Wharton.