On October 10, 1980.


On October 10, 1980, “Vertigo” label released “Chinatown” the tenth Thin Lizzy studio album. It was recorded April – August 1980 and was produced by Phil Lynott, Scott Gorham, Snowy White, Brian Downey, and Kit Woolven.


  • Phil Lynott– vocals, bass guitar, keyboards
  • Scott Gorham– vocals, guitars
  • Snowy White– vocals, guitars
  • Brian Downey– drums, percussion
  • Darren Wharton– keyboards, backing vocals
  • Midge Ure– keyboards, Vox Continental organ
  • Tim Hinkley– electric piano
  • Fiachra Trench– string arrangement
  • Kit Woolven – engineer
  • Gordon Fordyce – assistant engineer
  • Ian Cooper – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Phil Lynott, except where noted.

  1. We Will Be Strong
  2. Chinatown – Brian Downey, Scott Gorham, Lynott, Snowy White
  3. Sweetheart
  4. Sugar Blues – Brian Downey, Scott Gorham, Phil Lynott, Snowy White
  5. Killer on the Loose
  6. Having a Good Time – Phil Lynott, Snowy White
  7. Genocide (The Killing of the Buffalo)
  8. Didn’t I
  9. Hey You – Brian Downey, Phil Lynott


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