As the back cover blurb sez...
Dublin's Thin Lizzy have become one of the most revered cult acts of all
time, studious and discerning fans of hard rock the world over reveling in
the storytelling acumen of the legendary Philip Lynott and the craft and
class of his band.
Fighting My Way Back: Thin Lizzy 69 - 76, through numerous new interviews
with most of the principles involved and a mountain of painstaking
research, examines the band's suite of six records culminating in 1976's
superlative and sparkling Jailbreak, home of such hits as Cowboy Song,
Emerald, Jailbreak and The Boys Are Back In Town.
Thin Lizzy, Shades Of A Blue Orphanage, Vagabonds Of The Western World,
Nightlife, Fighting and then momentously Jailbreak... along the way,
alcohol and drugs wreak havoc between band members, producers and
managers, but despite lineup changes and a mostly grinding, rockscrabble
existence, Ireland's favourite sons persevere to experience, finally, the
smash hit record they'd deserved for so long.
Immerse yourself in Popoff's celebrated record-by-record methodology and
emerge a rejuvenated Lizzy fan, newly appreciative of the deep album
tracks hiding within this singular band's often forgotten early years...
The book's 280 pages include 238 rare, archival black & white photos
and memorabilia shots to accompany my usual in-depth track-by-track
play-by-play type o' crazy biog.
Fresh new interviews for this book included (and most a few times), Eric
Bell, Scott Gorham, Brian Downey, Gary Moore and Brian Robertson along
with a couple of managers in Terry O'Neill and Ted Carroll, producers Nick
Tauber and Ron Nevison, Nigel Grange from Vertigo, Frank Murray who kept
it all together on the road, cover artist Jim Fitzpatrick, and a range of
others. As well, historical press interviews helped bring out the real
Phil in all his dastardly guises.
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a Christmas present - getting a lot of that this time of year.
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