SNOWY WHITE - Bird of Paradise: An Anthology (2004)

Snowy White is an English guitarist, known for having played with Thin Lizzy (permanent member from 1979 to 1981) and with Pink Floyd (as a back-up player; he was first invited to tour with the band through Europe and the United States, in 1977, and during The Wall shows in 1980) and, more recently, for Roger Waters' band. He is also known for his 1983 solo effort "Bird of Paradise", which became a UK Singles Chart Top 10 hit single. White grew up on the Isle of Wight, completely self-taught as a guitarist, having received his first guitar from his parents at the age of ten. He moved to Stockholm in 1965 at the age of seventeen, spending more than a year there playing in a trio called The Train. In 1968 he purchased his signature guitar, the Gibson Les Paul Goldtop. By 1970 he made his way to London and found work as a session player and as a member of Heavy Heart. During this time he met Peter Green and the two would form a lifelong friendship (White later appeared on Green's album In the Skies). White had been recommended to Pink Floyd by Kate Bush's former manager Hilary Walker, as they were looking for an additional guitarist for the live band on the In The Flesh tour in 1977. White's solo on "Pigs On The Wing", (it appears on the 8-track version), was his first time playing for the band. During the tour, White started off the show himself by playing bass on the song "Sheep", as well as soloing during "Have a Cigar" and "Shine On You Crazy Diamond Part VIII". In 1979 Thin Lizzy guitarist Scott Gorham, having seen White play with Pink Floyd in New York during the In The Flesh tour, approached him about joining Thin Lizzy. The collaboration with these two bands was very complicated; the invitation to rehearse the live show of The Wall for Pink Floyd, happened at the same time he was invited to become a full-time member of Thin Lizzy, with whom he recorded/co-wrote their Chinatown and Renegade albums. - wikipedia

01. Bird of Paradise 02. Good Question 03. Open Carefully 04. At the Crossroads 05. Snow Blues 06. Rush Hour 07. Someone Else Is Gonna Love Me 08. Only Women 09. Birthday Blues 10. Highway to the Sun 11. Love, Pain & Sorrow 12. All My Money 13. Judgement Day 14. Blues on Me 15. Out of Order 16. I Can't Help Myself 17. Land of Plenty

DISC 2: 01. When You Broke Your Promise 02. Walking the Streets 03. Chinese Burn 04. Cat Flea Jump 05. The Answer 06. Muddy Fingers 07. Voices in the Rain 08. That Certain Thing 09. I'll Be Holding On 10. When I Arise 11. For the Rest of My Life (Live) 12. The Journeys (Parts 1 & 2) 13. Waters Edge/ Stepping Stones 14. For You 15. Bird of Paradise (2000 Re-Mix)

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