Thin Lizzy’s legacy on Irish music is beyond the scope of any one article to really reckon with.
The band, which formed in Dublin in 1969, have a considerable discography. A figure totaling 12 studio albums and 2 double-live albums, all released in the span of a 14-year career.
Thin Lizzy was known for their energetic live performances, which often featured mesmerizing guitar solos and dual lead guitar harmonies. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at Thin Lizzy concerts and what made them so special.
One of the defining features of a Thin Lizzy concert was the presence of frontman Phil Lynott. Lynott was a charismatic performer who had an undeniable stage presence. He was known for his soulful vocals, powerful bass playing, and dynamic showmanship. Lynott was the heart and soul of Thin Lizzy, and his presence on stage was a major part of what made the band’s concerts so memorable.
For context, Phil Lynott was an Irish rockstar in an era when that concept didn’t exist. This was a pre-Hot Press, pre-U2, pre-record industry Ireland.