Synopsis by Jason Buchanan
The life and rich musical legacy of founding Thin Lizzy member Philip Lynott is explored in a revealing documentary tracing the career of the ill-fated rocker from his early dreams of success to his tragic demise following years of hard living. From their initial hit "Whiskey in a Jar" to their international breakthrough "The Boys are Back in Town", Thin Lizzy's successful rise to the top of the charts was a dream come true for ambitious songwriter Lynott. Now fans of Lynott and Thin Lizzy can hear the real story behind the music in the words of those who knew Lynott best. In addition to vintage interviews with the artist himself, electrifying performance footage, and classic videos, interviews with a variety of rockers and family members including Lynott's widow Caroline Crowther offer an intimate look at a promising career cut tragically short.
artist, band [music group], career, music, rock-music, success