The Peel Sessions (Thin Lizzy album)

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The Peel Sessions
Compilation album by Thin Lizzy
Released 1994
Recorded 1972–77
Genre Hard rock, blues rock
Label Strange Fruit
Producer Tony Wilson, John Walters

The Peel Sessions is an album by Irish band Thin Lizzy, released in 1994. This album consists of a series of recordings made for BBC Radio 1, and originally broadcast on the John Peel show.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Whiskey in the Jar" (Trad. arr. Eric Bell, Brian Downey, Phil Lynott)
  2. "Rosalie" (Bob Seger)
  3. "Suicide" (Lynott)
  4. "Emerald" (Lynott, Downey, Scott Gorham, Brian Robertson)
  5. "Cowboy Song" (Lynott, Downey)
  6. "Jailbreak" (Lynott)
  7. "Don't Believe a Word" (Lynott)
  8. "Little Darling" (Lynott)
  9. "Still in Love With You" (Lynott)
  10. "Vagabond of the Western World" (Lynott)
  11. "Little Girl in Bloom" (Lynott)
  12. "Killer Without a Cause" (Gorham, Lynott)
  13. "Bad Reputation" (Downey, Gorham, Lynott)
  14. "That Woman's Gonna Break Your Heart" (Lynott)
  15. "Dancing in the Moonlight (It's Caught Me in Its Spotlight)" (Lynott)

Recording dates[edit]

  • Track 1 recorded on 14/11/72
  • Tracks 2–3 recorded on 29/5/75
  • Tracks 4–6 recorded on 12/2/76
  • Track 7 recorded on 23/9/76
  • Tracks 8–9 recorded on 4/4/74
  • Tracks 10–11 recorded on 31/7/73
  • Tracks 12–15 recorded on 1/8/77

Recording session details[edit]

  • 14/11/72 at Langham 1, London; producer Tony Wilson, engineer Bob Conduct; for ‘John Peel, Sounds of the Seventies’ 28/11/72
  • 31/7/73 at Langham 1, London; producer John Walters, engineer unknown; for ‘John Peel, Sounds of the Seventies’ 7/8/73
  • 4/4/74 at Langham 1, London; producer Tony Wilson, engineer Bill Aitken; for ‘John Peel, Sounds of the Seventies’ 11/4/74
  • 29/5/75 at Maida Vale 4, London; producer Tony Wilson, engineer Bill Aitken; for ‘John Peel ‘with Top Gear’’ 5/6/75
  • 12/2/76 at Maida Vale 4, London; producer Tony Wilson, engineer Bill Aitken; for ‘John Peel’ 9/3/76
  • 23/9/76 at Maida Vale 4, London; producer Tony Wilson, engineer Bill Aitken; for ‘John Peel’ 11/10/76
  • 1/8/77 at Maida Vale 4, London; producer Tony Wilson, engineer Bill Aitken; for ‘John Peel’ 22/8/77

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Vagabonds of the Western World review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-06-15.