Tag Archives: Phil Lynott

Thin Lizzy Whiskey In The Jar single cover 1972

20/7/16 – Thin Lizzy – Whiskey In The Jar – 1972

Arriving in Dublin and seeing the statue of Phil Lynott off Grafton St, Dublin’s busking walkway in the middle of town, conjures up fond memories of this charismatic and talented singer-songwriter. Born in West Bromich but brought up in Ireland from the age of three, Lynott’s tragic death at 36 in 1986 was a shocking reminder […]

Jimmy Bain and Phil Lynott B:W pic

25/1/16 – Jimmy Bain – 19th December 1947 – 24th January 2016 / Roy Harper – Starring Kate Bush, Dave Gilmour and Jimmy Bain – You (The Game Part II) – 1980

When Kate Bush wanted a proper Rock and Roll bass player to drive her powerful and weird music on her experimental album, The Dreaming in 1982 –  she called Jimmy Bain. When John Cale was looking for a bass player for a European tour – he called Jimmy Bain. When Roy Harper duetted with Kate […]