BELFAST born legendary Thin Lizzy guitarist Gary Moore has died at the age of 58.
“It is with deep sorrow and regret, that we have to announce that Gary Moore passed away while on holiday in Spain last night. Our thoughts are with his children, family and friends at this sad time”
Message from The official Gary Moore Website
Thin Lizzy founding member Brian Downey said:
“I am in total shock. He will always be in my thoughts and prayers and I just cannot believe he is gone,” he said.
“I have known Gary since 1967 when he was in Platform Three and he’s been an amazing friend ever since.
“It was a pleasure to play with Gary again in 2006 after his days with Lizzy.
“He will always be in my thoughts and prayers and i just can’t believe he is gone.”
A statement from the official Thin Lizzy Facebook page said: “It is with great sadness we hear of the passing of Gary Moore.
“Our thoughts go out to Gary’s family at this time and our memories of Gary and his contribution to Thin Lizzy and music in general will live on forever.”
Gary Moore, RIP 1952-2011