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Friday, February 11, 2011

The Gibson Interview: Thin Lizzy’s Scott Gorham on Touring, Playing with Vivian Campbell and Les Paul Guitars

It can be argued that Thin Lizzy are one of – if not the – greatest twin-Les Paul rock bands in history. And over the years they have been home to a number of superlative axemen, including guitar legends Gary Moore, Brian Robertson and John Sykes. Yet through their various incarnations over the years, both before and after singer-bassist Phil Lynott’s untimely passing, the most steady guitar presence in Thin Lizzy was, and remains, California-born Scott Gorham. Gorham sat down with between Thin Lizzy shows to discuss their current tour, his joy of co-shredding this time around with current Def Leppard guitarist (and fellow Les Paul aficionado) Vivian Campbell, and just what makes the Les Paul the hands-down king of electric guitars.

Read the full interview on Gibson.

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