Users' questions

Why did Brian Robertson leave Thin Lizzy?

Why did Brian Robertson leave Thin Lizzy?

In July 1978 Robertson finally left the band for good, due to his drink habits once again spiraling out of control, as well as irreconcilable differences with Lynott, and was again replaced by Gary Moore, this time on an official basis. After his final exit from Thin Lizzy in 1978, he returned to the band.

How old is Brian Robertson?

65 years (12 February 1956)
Brian Robertson/Age

Are any of Thin Lizzy still alive?

Phil Lynott, the former lead singer of the rock band Thin Lizzy, has died from heart failure and pneumonia after an 11-day fight for his life.

Where is Brian Robertson from?

Clarkston, United Kingdom
Brian Robertson/Place of birth

When did Scott Gorham start his own band?

Gorham was unable to find work with his friend, so he started playing with a number of bands in pubs around London, before starting his own band, Fast Buck. In 1974 a musician acquaintance, Ruan O’Lochlainn, suggested he attend auditions being held by Phil Lynott, Thin Lizzy’s primary songwriter, and one of the founders of the band.

What did Brian Robertson do at the speak?

Ray Minhinnett [guitarist, Frankie Miller’s Full House]: Frankie and I had done a radio show that evening, then we’d gone down to The Speak. Brian Robertson: I didn’t know Frankie was going to be there. I didn’t even know what band was playing. I just went to have a nice pepper steak and some champagne.

What kind of guitar does Scott Gorham play?

When he joined Thin Lizzy, Gorham was playing a Japanese Les Paul copy, which was quickly deemed not up to standard. He is often associated with a Gibson Les Paul Deluxe guitar with mini humbuckers. This guitar was purchased at the same time as his bandmate Brian Robertson’s Deluxe guitar.

How did Brian Robertson get his guitar back?

Brian Robertson: I had to have a blood transfusion and I was in surgery for quite a while. They put a cast on it, and basically told me I would never play guitar again. They were entirely wrong about that. I left after they stitched me up. I met Frankie in the lobby of the hospital. He’d been brought in at the same time as me.