Phil Lynott calmly explaining on breakfast TV that utilizing heroin will be “very pleasurable” makes for heartbreaking viewing

On October 13, 1984, former Skinny Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott appeared as a visitor on ITV’s breakfast present Good Morning Britain.

Having stayed up all night time following a gig by his new band, Grand Slam, in Nice Yarmouth, Lynott was, by his personal admission, a little bit ‘delicate’, as his biographer Graeme Thompson later famous, when he joined hosts Anne Diamond and Mike Morris within the London studio.

However the presenters, and everybody else anticipating to see the acquainted Lynott cheek, appeal and sparkle over their snap, crackle and pop cereals earlier than 8am, presumably weren’t anticipating to listen to the then 35-year-old Dubliner open up with such commendable honesty concerning the attraction, in addition to the risks, of utilizing heroin. 

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