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Thin Lizzy slims down for a bit

Thin Lizzy slims down for a bit

Published at 6:03am 17th July 2019.

The day that Thin Lizzy slimmed down.

Well for a bit anyway!

It was on this day (17th July) in 1979 that Gary Moore left the band.

But he was soon replaced by guitarist Midge Urge.

For more of the best music from the decade - listen to Stray 70s

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