Thin Lizzy’s 20 best songs, from wicked to freakin’ awesome

By Steve Newton

I’m sure to get some flak for not including the big hit, “The Boys Are Back in Town”, but I honestly don’t believe it’s one of Lizzy’s best tunes.

20. “Slow Blues” (Vagabonds of the Western World, 1973)

19. “Little Girl in Bloom” (Vagabonds of the Western World, 1973)

18. “With Love” (Black Rose: A Rock Legend, 1979)

17. “That Woman’s Gonna Break Your Heart” (Bad Reputation, 1977)

16. “Warriors” (Jailbreak, 1976)

15. “Southbound” (Bad Reputation, 1977)

14. “Fight or Fall” (Jailbreak, 1976)

13. “Jailbreak” (Jailbreak, 1976)

12. “Sarah” (Black Rose: A Rock Legend, 1979)

11. “The Rocker” (Vagabonds of the Western World, 1973)

10. “Got to Give It Up” (Black Rose: A Rock Legend, 1979)

9. “Spirit Slips Away” (Fighting, 1975)

8. “Waiting for an Alibi” (Black Rose: A Rock Legend, 1979)

7. “Romeo and the Lonely Girl” (Jailbreak, 1976)

6. “Whiskey in the Jar” (single, 1972)

5. “Opium Trail” (Bad Reputation, 1977)

4. “Don’t Believe a Word” (Johnny the Fox, 1976)

3. “Still in Love With You” (Nightlife, 1974)

2. “Wild One” (Fighting, 1975)

1. “Cowboy Song” (Jailbreak, 1976)

 

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2 thoughts on “Thin Lizzy’s 20 best songs, from wicked to freakin’ awesome

  1. Some very fine songs there, particularly Little Girl in Bloom. If I wrote a list it would be quite different, but I suspect that would be the case for all of us. Thanks for the post.

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