John Sykes

John Sykes



John James Sykes (born 29 July 1959) is an English rock guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter who has played with Streetfighter, Tygers of Pan Tang, John Sloman's Badlands, Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake, and Blue Murder. Sykes co-wrote the majority of the songs on Whitesnake's 1987 self-titled album with David Coverdale.[1] Sykes is also a successful solo artist.



Thin Lizzy
Please Don't Leave Me
"Please Don't Leave Me" is a single released by John Sykes in 1982.
Bad Boy Live!
Bad Boy Live! is a live album recorded by John Sykes in 2004 during a tour of Japan.
Loveland is a studio album by John Sykes, it also includes a '97 version of "Please Don't Leave Me" with Phil Lynott.

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