"Live and Dangerous" is a 2LP Live album recorded during the 1976 "Johnny The Fox" tour and the 1977 "Bad Reputation" tour of the Irish Rock band "Thin Lizzy".
This a beautiful packed double lp album with on the inner sleeves four pages of photos dedicated to the Thin Lizzy band-members.
"Live and Dangerous" is a monumental 2LP 12" vinyl double live album by the iconic Irish rock band Thin Lizzy. Recorded during their 1976 "Johnny The Fox" tour and the 1977 "Bad Reputation" tour, this album captures the raw energy and electrifying performances that made Thin Lizzy one of the most captivating live acts of their time.
The album showcases Thin Lizzy at the peak of their powers, delivering a thrilling set of their greatest hits and fan favorites. From the opening chords to the final notes, the band's tight musicianship and charismatic stage presence shine through. The album captures the magic of their live performances, transporting listeners to the front row of the concert experience.
Featuring the legendary lineup of Phil Lynott on vocals and bass, Scott Gorham and Brian Robertson on guitars, and Brian Downey on drums, "Live and Dangerous" encapsulates the band's trademark dual-guitar harmonies, Lynott's soulful and powerful vocals, and their unique blend of hard rock, blues, and Celtic influences.
The album showcases Thin Lizzy's ability to seamlessly transition between hard-hitting rockers like "Jailbreak" and "The Rocker" and soulful, introspective ballads like "Still in Love With You" and "Don't Believe a Word". Each song is performed with passion and intensity, capturing the essence of Thin Lizzy's live experience.
"Live and Dangerous" is renowned for its exceptional production quality, which brilliantly captures the energy and atmosphere of Thin Lizzy's live shows. It has been praised as one of the greatest live albums ever recorded, solidifying the band's reputation as one of the best live acts in rock history.
This 2LP 12" vinyl double album remains a cherished gem in Thin Lizzy's discography and a must-have for fans of the band and lovers of live rock music. "Live and Dangerous" is a testament to the timeless appeal and enduring legacy of Thin Lizzy, showcasing their incredible musicianship and the unrivaled stage presence of the late Phil Lynott.
This 12" LP black vinyl music record comes comes in a Fold Open Cover (FOC), which is also also known as a Gatefold cover. The inner pages of this album cover contains photos, artwork, album production details and lyrics of all the songs.
This album includes the original custom inner sleeves with photos of all Thin Lizzy band-members.
The album: "THIN LIZZY - Live and Dangerous 2LP" was produced by: Thin Lizzy and Tony Visconti
This album was recorded during the 1976 and 1977 tours
Album cover design: Thin Lizzy and Chalkie Davies
Album Artwork: Sutton Cooper and Chris O'Donnell
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Gatefold album cover with two original custom inner sleevees with many band photos
Record Format: 2x12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 460 gram
Phil Lynott (Full-name: Phillip Parris Lynott, 1949) was an Irish musician, singer, and songwriter born on 20 August 20 1949, in West Bromwich, England. He is best known as the lead vocalist and bassist for the rock band Thin Lizzy. Lynott formed Thin Lizzy in Dublin, Ireland in 1969 and the band went on to release numerous albums and hit songs, such as "Whiskey in the Jar," "The Boys Are Back in Town," and "Jailbreak." Lynott was known for his charismatic stage presence and unique vocal style, as well as his songwriting skills, which often combined elements of hard rock, folk, and Irish traditional music. He was also one of the first prominent black musicians in Ireland and was widely regarded as a trailblazer in the country's rock music scene. Lynott died on 4 January 1986, at the age of 36 from heart failure and pneumonia. Despite his premature death, he continues to be remembered as a legendary figure in rock music and an influence on many subsequent artists.
Scott Gorham (Full-name: William Scott Gorham ) is an American guitarist and songwriter. He was born on 17 March 11951, in Glendale, California. Gorham was as a founding member and guitarist for the rock band Thin Lizzy. He joined the band in 1971 and played on several of their most well-known albums, including "Jailbreak" and "Bad Reputation." He is known for his distinctive guitar style, which blends elements of hard rock, blues, and classical music. After Thin Lizzy disbanded in the 1980s, Gorham went on to play with other bands, including 21 Guns and Black Star Riders. He has continued to tour and record music over the years, and Thin Lizzy has since reformed with a new lineup, with Gorham as one of the only original members still performing with the band. Gorham is widely regarded as one of the most talented and influential guitarists in rock music.
Brian Robertson (Full-name: Brian David Robertson ) is a Scottish guitarist and songwriter. He was born on 12 April 1956, in Glasgow, Scotland. Robertson is best known as a former guitarist for the rock band Thin Lizzy. He joined the band in 1979 and played on several of their albums, including "Black Rose: A Rock Legend" and "Chinatown." He is known for his innovative and virtuosic guitar playing, which blended elements of hard rock, blues, and classical music. Robertson left Thin Lizzy in 1983 and went on to play with other bands, including Motörhead and Wild Horses. He has continued to tour and record music over the years and is regarded as one of the most talented and influential guitarists in rock music.
Brian Downey (Full-name: Brian Michael Downey)Brian Downey is an Irish drummer and percussionist. He was born on 27 January 1951, in Dublin, Ireland. Downey was a founding member and drummer for the rock band Thin Lizzy. He joined the band in 1969 and played on all of their studio albums, including "Jailbreak" and "Black Rose: A Rock Legend." He is known for his steady and driving drumming style, which provided the backbone for Thin Lizzy's hard-hitting rock sound. Downey remains an active musician and continues to tour with Thin Lizzy. He is widely regarded as one of the most skilled and talented drummers in rock music.
Thin Lizzy is a legendary Irish rock band that was formed in Dublin, Ireland in 1969. The band was founded by the charismatic frontman Phil Lynott, who was the lead vocalist, bassist, and primary songwriter. Thin Lizzy is known for their unique blend of hard rock, blues, and Irish folk music, as well as their powerful live performances and Lynott's captivating stage presence.
Thin Lizzy's early years were marked by a series of lineup changes and a struggle to find their sound. The band's original lineup consisted of Phil Lynott, Eric Bell on guitar, and Brian Downey on drums. This trio released Thin Lizzy's debut album, "Thin Lizzy," in 1971, which featured a mix of blues and hard rock. However, Bell left the band in 1973, and Thin Lizzy struggled to find a replacement guitarist.
It wasn't until the addition of Scott Gorham and Brian Robertson on guitars that Thin Lizzy began to find their signature sound. This lineup released "Jailbreak" in 1976, which became the band's breakthrough album. The album featured the hit single "The Boys Are Back in Town," which became a classic rock staple and helped to establish Thin Lizzy as one of the most popular bands of the era.
Success and Tragedy
With the success of "Jailbreak," Thin Lizzy continued to release a string of successful albums throughout the late 1970s and early 1980s, including "Johnny the Fox," "Bad Reputation," and "Black Rose: A Rock Legend." These albums featured some of the band's most popular songs, such as "Whiskey in the Jar," "Don't Believe a Word," and "Waiting for an Alibi."
However, Thin Lizzy's success was also marked by tragedy. In 1983, Phil Lynott died from complications related to drug and alcohol abuse. Lynott's death was a devastating blow to the band and to their fans around the world. In the years that followed, Thin Lizzy attempted to carry on without their beloved frontman, but they were never able to recapture the magic of their earlier years.
Despite their relatively short career and tragic end, Thin Lizzy's influence on rock music is undeniable. The band's unique blend of hard rock, blues, and Irish folk music has influenced countless artists over the years, including Metallica, Guns N' Roses, and Iron Maiden. Thin Lizzy's powerful live performances and Lynott's charismatic stage presence also helped to pave the way for the rise of heavy metal and hard rock in the 1980s.
Thin Lizzy's music continues to be celebrated by fans around the world, and the band's legacy lives on through their many classic albums and iconic songs. In recent years, Thin Lizzy has been the subject of several tribute concerts and albums, featuring performances by artists such as Slash, Scott Gorham, and Def Leppard's Joe Elliott.
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