The classic bestseller re-issed in a B format paperback edition. This eye-opening biography traces Lynott's life from 1950s Dublin through to Thin Lizzy and his tragic death. Using dozens of frank interviews with family friends and band members, this is a touching and shocking account of the life of the Irish legend. Mark Putterford's eye opening biography traces Lynott's visionary ambitions to fuse dance music and heavy rock as well as influences on the early careers of future stars like Bob Geldof, Midge Urem Huey Lewis and Mark Knopfler. Using dozens of frank interviews with family, friends and band members, Putterford gives us a touching and somethng shocking account of the life of the one and only black Irish rock legend. Includes full discography.