Thin Lizzy Performs Johnny The Fox Meets Jimmy The Weed Live In 1976 (Video)

In the canon of Rock & Roll breaks, a favorite of many Heads in Thin Lizzy’s “Johnny The Fox Meets Jimmy The Weed,” from the 1976 concept album of the same name. A mixed-race band from Dublin, Ireland, Thin Lizzy made charged Rock music that crossed the seas with hits like “Jailbreak” and “The Boys Are Back In Town.” However, it’s this other album cut-turned-cult jam that Heads seem to love.

Back in 2008, I was kicking it in the studio with a producer known for making hits for 2Pac, The Notorious B.I.G., and even the iconic Miles Davis (that should give it away), when he threw this on. The drums, fierce vocals by the late Phil Lynott and the charged guitars make this a time machine back to the mean streets of the ’70s, and also the sexuality and violence in the music. Fans of De La Soul, Edan, and Ice-T may recognize this joint. However, this great HQ video shows it in all its glory.

Thin Lizzy forever!

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