Artist: Thin Lizzy
this be the album that gives Thin Lizzy a new army of fans from the ranks
of the young rock fans looking for some older bands to check out?
Everyone knows the classic Lizzy songs, but on this live album you
that something bit special which is the possible birth of fans favourite,
‘The Cowboy Song’, as it hadn’t even been written properly at the
time of this gig at Derby College. You get Phil Lynott literally
ad-libbing as the song goes along compared to what it ends up in its best
known form we love today.
get something completely different to the usual live album, and that’s
the sound check session from the band done before the fans were there,
with both Scott Gorham and Brian Robertson each trying guitar solos to get
warmed up for the gig. Once the album kicks off it seems that if you
close your eyes you feel like you’re actually at the concert, because
along with the onstage banter from Lynott (possibly the coolest frontman
ever?), it’s the fact that any slight mistakes made aren’t taken out
or disguised by the engineers and the crowd noise throughout isn’t toned
down from the music, giving the listener the true sense of a live album,
and that’s where ‘Live and Dangerous’ comes that bit short for me.
Review by: Bob
1. Fighting My Way Back
2. It's Only The Money
3. Wild One
4. For Those Who Love To Live
5. Still In Love with You
9. The Rocker
10. Sha La La
11. Baby Drives Me Crazy
12. Me And The Boys
13. Cowboy Song (Derby Blues)
14. Little Darling
15. Sound Check Jam
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