Huey Discusses Phil Lynott in this American Songwriter Interview

For several years before he co-founded Huey Lewis and the News, Lewis co-fronted the San Francisco-adjacent rock band Clover, which formed in 1967 and brought him aboard as co-lead vocalist in 1972. He appeared on their last two studio albums, Unavailable and Love on the Wire, both released in 1977 and produced in the UK by future studio legend Robert John “Mutt” Lange. Clover moved to England in 1976 and toured with the likes of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Graham Parker and the Rumour, and Thin Lizzy. It is while opening for Thin Lizzy that its frontman, the late Phil Lynott, became a mentor to Lewis. Read Full Article