Guitarist Brian Robertson On Death Of Saxophonist John ‘Irish’ Earle - "It Was A Privilege To Have Had The Fortune To Meet You And Play With You With THIN LIZZY"
May 11, 2008, 10 years ago
As reported on May 8th, saxophonist John ‘Irish’ Earle has passed away - he was 64. A personal friend of the legendary Phil Lynott, John graced THIN LIZZY’s Live And Dangerous album (on the track 'Dancing In The Moonlight'). Fan-site Thin-lizzy.info has received the following statement from former Thin Lizzy guitarist Brian Robertson (ex-MOTÖRHEAD):"Rest In Peace John. Thanks for everything; the tours and gigs we did together and all the great moments backstage and at the hotels over the years. It was a privilege to have had the fortune to meet you and play with you with Thin Lizzy, GRAHAM PARKER & THE RUMOUR and finally at The Vibe in Dublin."