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Cowboy Song The Authorised Biography Of Philip Lynott Review ½ 102 Í ❮BOOKS❯ ✯ Cowboy Song The Authorised Biography Of Philip Lynott Author Graeme Thomson – Horticulturetrader.co.uk The first biography to be written with the cooperation of the Lynott Estate Cowboy Song is the definitive aThe first biography to be written with The Authorised Kindle #215 the cooperation of the Lynott Estate Cowboy Song is the definitive authorised account of the extraordinary life and career of Thin Lizzy guiding spirit Philip Lynott Leading music writer Graeme Thompson explores the fascinating contradictions between Lynott's unbridled rock star excesses and the shy sensitive 'orph. Excellent is too small a word for this book Right from a young age Philip Lynott and Thin Lizzy has had an enormous influence on my musical tastes Something about the studded wristband he and later Bruce Dickinson would sport For me that was and to a certain degree is still the essence of cool By all accounts he was a bit of Jekyll and Hyde character Ever the consummate professional Entertainer poet songwriter are just a few words I can use for him He was the driving force behind the bandUnfortunately the book is tinged with sadness as his addictions got the better of him; he refused help from his friends some of whom deserted him A short book about a short life some people will live longer but will not have the same achievements

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An' raised in working class Dublin The mixed race child of a Catholic teenager and a Guyanese stowaway Lynott rose above daunting obstacles and wounding abandonments to become Ireland's first rock star Cowboy Song examines his key musical alliances as Cowboy Song Kindle well as the uniue blend of cultural influences which informed Lynott's writing connecting Ireland's rich rese. An excellent biography on an Irish musical figure I'd never really given much thought to before despite his towering legacy The author provides a well balanced and detailed portrayal of a man with huge ambitions a calculating sensibility and a flawed personality with great access to those who knew him best It's relatively short and thankfully avoids going into reams of detail on lesser background figures and in depth musical appraisals as many biographers do and instead focused on Lynott as an individual with a helpful history of his humble beginnings in Manchester and Crumlin to his tragic last days in London and America It features an epilogue from his ex wife which though short is heartbreaking to read and a fitting end to a hugely enjoyable book

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Cowboy Song The Authorised Biography Of Philip LynottRves of music myth and poetry to hard rock progressive folk punk soul and New Wave Published on the thirtieth anniversary of Lynott's death in January Thompson draws on scores of exclusive interviews with family friends band mates and collaborators Cowboy Song is both the ultimate depiction of a multi faceted rock icon and an intimate portrait of a much loved father son and husba. The rise and fall of a UK rock star are described in this bookI thought this book was interesting detailing a very complex character with at least according to this book eual measures of creative and destructive impulses His final years came across as very sad