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Watch the trailer for the upcoming Phil Lynott documentary

Watch the trailer for the upcoming Phil Lynott documentary

Phil Lynott: Song For While I’m Away is an upcoming feature documentary on the life and music of the Thin Lizzy frontman which tells the story how a young black boy from Dublin became one of the world’s greatest rock’n’roll musicians.   

Directed by Emer Reynolds, Phil Lynott: Song For While I’m Away is a Globe Production in association with Fís Éireann/ Screen Ireland.

The film features interviews with Thin Lizzy members Eric Bell, Scott Gorham, Darren Wharton, U2’s Adam Clayton, Suzi Quatro, Huey Lewis, Metallica’s James Hetfield and more.

Watch the trailer above.


The film is being released in the Autumn – see the site for details on when.

There is also a box set release called Rock Legends, due out October 23rd which has 99 tracks, 74 of which are previously unreleased across six CDS, DVDs with the BBC documentary Bad Reputation and Thin Lizzy’s performance on Rod Stewart’s 1976 TV special A Night On The Town as well as replicas of tour programs, Lynott poetry books, four prints by Jim Fitzpatrick, and a book of quotes from band members about their time playing with Lynott.

Thin Lizzy, ‘Rock Legends’ Track Listing
Disc One: The Singles
“Whiskey in the Jar” – 7″ Edit
“Randolph’s Tango” – Radio Edit
“The Rocker” – 7″ Edit
“Little Darling” – 7″ Single
“Philomena” – 7″ Single
“Rosalie” – 7″ Mix
“Wild One” – 7″ Single
“The Boys Are Back in Town” – 7” Edit
“Jailbreak” – 7” Edit
“Don’t Believe a Word” – 7″ Single
“Dancing in the Moonlight” – 7″ Single
“Rosalie / Cowgirl’s Song” – 7″ Single
“Waiting for an Alibi” – Extra Verse
“Do Anything You Want To” – 7″ Single
“Sarah” – 7″ Single
“Chinatown” – 7” DJ/Radio Edit
“Killer on the Loose” – 7″ Single
“Trouble Boys” – 7″ Single
“Hollywood (Down on Your Luck)” – 7” Edit
“Cold Sweat” – 7″ Single
“Thunder and Lightning” – 7” Edit
“The Sun Goes Down” – 7” Remix

Disc Two: Decca Rarities
“The Farmer” – Debut 7″ single
“I Need You” – Debut 7″ single B-side
“Whiskey in the Jar” – Extended Version Rough Mix
“Black Boys on the Corner” – Rough Mix
“Little Girl in Bloom” – US Single Promo Edit
“Gonna Creep Up on You” – Acetate
“Baby’s Been Messin’” – Acetate
1969 Rock + Intro” – RTE Radio Eireann Session 16 January 1973
“Buffalo Gal + Intro” – RTE Radio Eireann Session 16 January 1973
“Suicide + Intro” – RTE Radio Eireann Session 16 January 1973
“Broken Dreams + Intro” – RTE Radio Eireann Session 16 January 1973
“Eddie’s Blues/Blue Shadows + Intro” – RTE Radio Eireann Session 16 January 1973
“Dublin + Intro” – RTE Radio Eireann Session 16 January 1973
“Ghetto Woman” – RTE Radio Eireann Session 04 January 1974
“Things Ain’t Working Out Down at the Farm” – RTE Radio Eireann Session 04 “January 1974
“Going Down” – RTE Radio Eireann Session 04 January 1974
“Slow Blues” – RTE Radio Eireann Session 04 January 1974

Disc Three: Mercury Rarities
“Rock and Roll with You” – Instrumental Demo
“Banshee” – Demo
“Dear Heart” – Demo
“Nightlife” – Demo
“Philomena” – Demo
“Cadillac” – Instrumental Demo
“For Those Who Love to Live” – Demo
“Freedom Song” – Demo
“Suicide” – Demo
“Silver Dollar” – Demo
“Jesse’s Song” – Instrumental Demo
“Kings Vengeance” – Demo
“Jailbreak” – Demo
“Cowboy Song” – Demo

Disc Four: Mercury Rarities
“The Boys Are Back in Town” – Demo
“Angel From the Coast” – Demo
“Running Back” – Demo
“Romeo and the Lonely Girl” – Demo
“Warriors” – Demo
“Emerald” – Demo
“Fool’s Gold” – Demo
“Weasel Rhapsody” – Demo
“Borderline” – Demo
“Johnny” – Demo
“Sweet Marie” – Demo
“Requiem for a Puffer (aka Rocky)” – Alternate Vocal, “Rocky He’s A Roller”
“Killer Without a Cause” – Demo
“Are You Ready” – Demo
“Blackmail” – Demo
“Hate” – Demo

Disc Five: Mercury Rarities
“S & M” – Demo
“Waiting for an Alibi” – Demo
“Got to Give It Up” – Demo
“Get Out of Here” – Demo
“Roisin Dubh (Black Rose) A Rock Legend” – Demo
“Part One: Shenandoah”
“Part Two: Will You Go Lassie Go”
“Part Three: Danny Boy”
“Part Four: The Mason’s Apron”
“We Will Be Strong” – Demo
“Sweetheart” – Demo
“Sugar Blues” – Demo
“Having a Good Time” – Demo
“It’s Going Wrong” – Demo
“I’m Gonna Leave This Town” – Demo
“Kill” – Demo
“In the Delta” – Demo
“Don’t Let Him Slip Away” – Demo
“The Sun Goes Down” – Demo

Disc Six: Chinatown Tour 1980
“Are You Ready?” – Hammersmith Day 2 (05/29/80)
“Hey You” – Hammersmith Day 2 (05/29/80)
“Waiting for an Alibi” – Hammersmith Day 2 (05/29/80)
“Jailbreak” – Hammersmith Day 2 (05/29/80)
“Do Anything You Want to Do” – Hammersmith Day 2 (05/29/80)
“Don’t Believe A Word” – Tralee (04/12/1980)
“Dear Miss Lonely Hearts” – Hammersmith Day 2 (05/29/80)
“Got to Give It Up” – Hammersmith Day 3 (05/30/80)
“Still in Love with You” – Hammersmith Day 3 (05/30/80)
“Chinatown” – Hammersmith Day 3 (05/30/80)
“The Boys Are Back in Town” – Hammersmith Day 3 (05/30/80)
“Suicide” -Hammersmith Day 3 (05/30/80)
“Sha La La” – Hammersmith Day 2 (05/29/80)
“Rosalie” – Hammersmith Day 2 (05/29/80)
“Whiskey in the Jar” – Hammersmith Day 3 (05/30/80)

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