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Thin Lizzy Guitarist Dies in Spain

2/7/2011 11:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Thin Lizzy guitarist Gary Moore died this weekend at a hotel in Spain at the age of 58.

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So far, no official cause of death has been released -- but the British tabloid The Sun is reporting that Moore was "drinking heavily" during a bender the night before his body was discovered.

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Lisa    

Sad news. RIP Gary.

1250 days ago
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angeljess    

Gary Moore was one of our home grown heroes! Stop slagging him off here, you will never has his talent. He will be dearly missed by all his Northern Ireland fans!

1250 days ago
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Dan F.    

R.I.P., Gary Moore. Thank you for staying true to your instrument and for playing what was in your head and heart. You will always be remembered and always will be in the canon of guitar greats.

1250 days ago
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THIN LIZZY    

Gary Moore did not do drugs. Thin Lizzy is the greatest band of the 70's. Gary Moore was the man. RIP

1250 days ago
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foxxyred    

Gary Moore didnt do drugs. And TMZ get your facts straight, he wasnt ""drinking heavily" during a bender the night before". there was no bender he was on holiday with his girlfriend and had a few drinks at dinner. they are saying it was natural. he died of a heart attack in his sleep.

1250 days ago
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brian    

You're taking your info from the Sun? No wonder you've got it wrong.

1250 days ago
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foxxyred    

i hope your talking about TMZ cos no i dont read that ****.

1249 days ago
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rené van der pals    

Another great musician we have to say goodbey too!!
Sleep in peace Gary `cause we keep you´re STILL GOT THE BLEUS
RUNNING!!
Condolatians to fAM. & FRIENDS
Sincerly
René

1237 days ago
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