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Cowboy Song: The Authorised Biography of Philip Lynott Hardcover – 25 Feb 2016

4.5 out of 5 stars 55 customer reviews

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  • Hardcover: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Constable (25 Feb. 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 147212104X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1472121042
  • Product Dimensions: 24.2 x 3.5 x 16.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 55 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 280,740 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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An affectionate and unflinching book on Lynott . . . It's the substantive flesh Thomson puts on the bones of Lynott's personal life, though, that makes Cowboy Song the truest measure of the man we have thus far - and a must-read for anybody ever smitten by Lizzy's fatally-flawed romantic.(James McNair Mojo)<br \><br \>Well researched . . . poignant . . . revealing(RTE Guide)<br \><br \>A genuinely sympathetic portrait( Uncut)<br \><br \>An admirable book . . . there are times when Graeme Thomson's prose reaches astute heights and stirs recognitions(Joseph O'Connor Irish Times)<br \><br \>Affectionate, impeccably researched biography . . . an impressively well-rounded story(Geoff Barton Mail on Sunday)<br \><br \>Head and shoulders above the usual rock hagiography(Neil Armstrong Sunday Telegraph)<br \><br \>Outstanding(John Spain Belfast Telegraph)<br \><br \>Even non-Thin Lizzy fans will find much to fascinate in Cowboy Song. Thomson's account . . . is absorbing(Irish Examiner)<br \><br \>Packs a real emotional punch(Spectator)<br \><br \> --Spectator

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Cowboy Song is the definitive authorised biography of Thin Lizzy guiding spirit, Philip Lynott, the instantly identifiable singer, charismatic stage performer and supremely gifted songwriter.

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