Dear Miss Lonely Hearts

Album: Solo In Soho (1980)
Charted: 32


  • Co-written with sometime Rainbow and Dio bass player Jimmy Bain and running to 4 minutes 11 seconds, this is the first track from Phil's 1980 solo album. It was also performed by both Thin Lizzy and Grand Slam. It goes without saying that neither Lynott or Bain ever needed to write to a lonely hearts columnist, but this is a middle of the roadish rock track and typically strong melodically.
    Obviously someone else liked it, because it was also recorded by Hanoi Rocks. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

Comments: 1

  • Paul from Rothesay, Nb, NbLove the album "Solo in Soho". Lots of variety.
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