Aug 17, 2010

Philip Lynott - The Philip Lynott Album (1982)

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His second solo venture, The Philip Lynott Album was a chart flop, despite the presence of the single "Old Town". The song "Yellow Pearl" (1982), was a #14 hit in the UK and became the theme tune to Top Of The Pops.

Tracklist:
1. Fatalistic Attitude
2. The Man's A Fool
3. Old Town
4. Cathleen
5. Growing Up
6. Yellow Pearl
7. Together
8. Little Bit Of Water
9. Ode To Liberty (The Protest Song)
10. Gino
11. Don't Talk About Me Baby

Musicians:
Philip Lynott - vocals, bass, bass guitar synthesiser, tympani + cymbal, CR 76 computer drum machines, guitar, Sarah's space gun, Irish harp, keyboards, percussion
Scott Gorham - bass on track 8
Darren Wharton - keyboards, drum machine
Midge Ure - guitar, keyboards, linn drum machine on track 6,
Mark Knopfler - lead guitar on track 9
Brian Downey - drums on track 9
Mark Nauseef - drums, percussion, vocal intro on track 4, 5
Jimmy Bain - bass, backing vocals on track 2, 3
Huey Lewis - harmonica on track 4
Jerome Rimson - bass on track 7, 10
Bobby C. Benberg - drums on track 8
Rusty Egan - drums on track 2, 3, 4
Gordon Johnson - intro voice on track 3
Suzanne Machon - intro voice on track 4
Monica Lynott - backing vocals on track 4, 5
Mel Collins - saxophone on track 5
Pierre Moerlen - drums on track 11

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Aug 16, 2010

Philip Lynott - Solo In Soho (1980)


In 1980, though Thin Lizzy were still enjoying considerable success, Phil Lynott launched a solo career with the album, Solo in Soho: this was a Top 30 UK album and yielded two hit singles that year, "Dear Miss Lonelyhearts" and "King's Call". The latter was a tribute to Elvis Presley, and featured Mark Knopfler on guitar.

Tracklist:
1. Dear Miss Lonely Hearts
2. King's Call
3. A Child's Lullaby
4. Tattoo (Giving It All Up For Love)
5. Solo In Soho
6. Girls
7. Yellow Pearl
8. Ode To A Black Man
9. Jamaican Rum
10. Talk In '79

Musicians:
Philip Lynott - vocals, bass, guitar, keyboards
Gary Moore - guitar
Mark Knopfler - guitar
Huey Lewis - harmonica
Midge Ure - keyboards
Snowy White - guitar
Scott Gorham - guitar
Brian Downey - drums
Jimmy Bain - keyboards
Mark Nauseef - drums
Jerome Rimson - bass
Bobby Benberg - drums
Billy Currie - keyboards
Andy Duncan - percussion
Tony Charles - steel drum
Fiachra Trench - strings and bass

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