One for the Boys…


THIN LIZZY’S only top 40 hit in America, The Boys Are Back In Town, was written about their rowdy, drunken fans in Irish pubs.  They originally thought so little of it, they didn’t include it on the original tracks for the Jailbreak album.  It became a worldwide smash used in movies and advertising and taught the band to write “about” their fans instead of “for” their fans…

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