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Music world shocked by death of Gary Moore

Music world shocked by death of Gary Moore

The music world has been left shocked by the sudden death of rock guitarist Gary Moore who was from Northern Ireland.

Gary, who was 58, died while on holiday in Spain.

He was a renowned guitarist who had been a member of both Thin Lizy and Skid Row.

He was only 16 when he moved from his native Belfast to join Skid Row in Du blin. The group’s lead singer was Phil Lynott.

Later it was Lynott who brought Gary into Thin Lizzy.

His contribution to the group won critical acclaim, but he was determined to develop a profile outside of the group and enjoyed chart success with Parisienne Walkways and Out In The Fields.

Among those to pay tribute to the guitarist was Scott Gorham of Thin Lizzy who said: “Play with Gary during the Black Rose era was a great experience, he was a great player and a great guy. I will miss him.”


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