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Thin Lizzy
Background information
Origin Dublin, Ireland
Genres Rock, hard rock
Years active 1969–1984, 1996–2001, 2004–present
Scott Gorham
Tommy Aldridge
Francesco DiCosmo
Past members
Phil Lynott
Brian Downey
Eric Bell
Gary Moore
Brian Robertson
Snowy White
Darren Wharton
John Sykes

Thin Lizzy are an Irish hard rock band that started in Dublin in 1969. Up to 1984 the band were led by bassist, songwriter and singer Phil Lynott (1949-1986). The band's famous song "The Boys Are Back in Town" is still played a lot on classic rock radio stations. Since Lynott's death, other former members have carried on using the band name.

Phil Lynott wrote most of the band's songs. The band's music showed many musical styles including: country music, psychedelic rock, Celtic music and folk music which Lynott mixed with hard rock and heavy metal styles.

Thin Lizzy were listed at number 51 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock.

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