Brian Robertson

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Brian Robertson is a guitarist. Born in Clarkston, Glasgow he joined Thin Lizzy in 1974 and with American Scott Gorham holding the other lead guitarist's spot so began the glory years of the band. During his time in the band Thin Lizzy scaled the heights of success releasing albums such as Jailbreak, Johnny the Fox, Bad Reputation and the brilliant Live and Dangerous. He finally left the band in 1978. After leaving Thin Lizzy he joined Motörhead for one album. In this time he was almost killed by a Hell's Angels bike meet, as he wore a pink tutu and ballet shoes to the gig. He has since disappeared from the music scene, and remains something of a mystery in the guitar world, because of his odd style of dress, and his brilliant guitar work.

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