Phil Lynott

Musician, singer-songwriter, producer Phil Lynott

Philip Parris "Phil" Lynott was an Irish musician who first came to prominence as a founding member, principal songwriter, lead vocalist and bassist of the Irish rock band Thin Lizzy. As the leader of the band, Lynott's vocals and bass guitar were a key element in the commercial success of a string of hit songs, notably "Whiskey in the Jar", "The Boys are Back in Town", "Jailbreak" and "Waiting for an Alibi".
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Staffordshire
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Wiltshire

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Gary Moore Live At Montreux 2010 Debut CD & Blu-ray - Hollywood Today Newsmagazine
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The rest of the set is heavy on the 1980s rock he pioneered solo, as well as his late 60s/70s work with Phil Lynott in Thin Lizzy and Skid Row. And, of course, some blues. Gary Moore was born in 1952 Belfast, Ireland. Heavily influenced by Fleetwood
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The Riptide Movement to rock Phil Lynott Exhibition - hotpress.com (subscription)
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Get yourselves down to The Philip Lynott Exhibition at St. Stephen's Green Shopping bright and early this Wednesday morning August 31 as the supremely talented Riptide Movement continue the series of live performances at the Exhibition
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ALICE COOPER Guitarist Damon Johnson Joins THIN LIZZY - KNAC.com
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I am honored and beyond excited!!" Thin Lizzy's lineup also features Phil Lynott-era members Scott Gorham (guitar), Brian Downey (drums) and Darren Wharton (keyboards), with former THE ALMIGHTY singer/guitarist Ricky Warwick, and bassist Marco Mendoza
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9th Annual Thin Lizzy Celebration - blogTO (blog)
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Back for its 9th year, the Toronto Thin Lizzy Celebration brings together classic rock lovers, saluting iconic front man/songwriter Phil Lynott, who continues to inspire 25 years after his untimely death. Paying tribute to all things Lynott + Lizzy is
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Harrowing tale of Somalia and story starved of facts - Irish Independent
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The only "black people" we encountered then were on the telly -- and Phil Lynott, except that he was from Crumlin -- and so it was comforting to think that given half a chance we would welcome the poor African children of famine into our hearts and
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Treasured memories -- of stars in the rare old times - Irish Independent
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ON the 62nd birthday of Thin Lizzy legend Phil Lynott today, his mother has given an emotional endorsement to a treasure trove of rare photos of her son and other rock icons. Philomena Lynott said she was delighted when Dublin
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Dublin Samba party for Phil Lynott - RTE.ie
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To mark what would have been the 62nd birthday of the late Irish music great Phil Lynott on Saturday August 20, the MaSamba Samba School will stage a carnival-style tribute featuring Thin Lizzy hits in Dublin. Beginning at 6pm on Saturday August 20,
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Parnell Summer School comes of age with debate exploring equality issues - Irish Independent
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TO celebrate Phil Lynott's birthday next Saturday, August 20, the MaSamba dance and music troupe will put on a spectacular street pageant along Grafton Street at 6pm. Some 90 dancers and members of MaSamba will perform the pageant titled 'The Boys Are
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The Colony Room Remembered - ArtLyst
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Sting, Phil Lynott, Steve Jones from Sex Pistol and all that. Thea Porter was my mate who brought me into the Colony Room. Cecilia W Yu: Sorry who? Can you spell that so I can Google it? Frankie Stein: Haha.Yes! Thea is the lady who designed the
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Shooting the Breeze - Galway Advertiser
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“Phil Lynott was one of those. I remember a session with Eamon Carr, Peter Fallon [poet], Phil Lynott, and Eric Bell [Thin Lizzy guitarist]. Phil was playing guitar, reading lyrics and poems he had ready for Thin Lizzy like 'The Clifton Grange Hotel'
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Ringo Starr And Brian Wilson Honoured At Mojo Honours List Awards 2011 - Gigwise
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The drummer was awarded the Mojo Icon Award, joining past winners Phil Lynott, Ozzy Osbourne and Siouxsie Sioux. Presenting the award, editor-in-chief Phil Alexander said: ''Ringo was the backbeat of one of the greatest bands of all time
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Thin Lizzy Announce Tour UK 2012 - NewsQuod
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Thin Lizzy played their final gig together in September 1984 and founding member Phil Lynott, who also covered vocals and bass, passed away in 1986. Somehow, the spirit of Thin Lizzy lived on through surviving members Scott Gorham, Brian Downey,
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Thin Lizzy announce UK tour for early 2012 - ticket details - NME.com
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Were this to happen, it would mark the first new musicl the band had released since the death of frontman Phil Lynott in 1986. To check the availability of Thin Lizzy tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230
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Dog Ears Music: Volume 183 - Huffington Post (blog)
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Collaborations include Clint Black, Jeff Berry, and Phil Lynott (Thin Lizzy). With a dozen releases in his trove, rediscover Frankie Miller with "After All (Live My Life)," from Once in a Blue Moon
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Philomena Lynott to sign My Boy in Easons - Galway Advertiser
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Philomena Lynott, the mother of Thin Lizzy leader and rock icon Phil Lynott, will be in Galway next weekend to sign copies of her book My Boy. Ms Lynott will be in Easons on Shop Street, from 12 noon on Saturday July 16 to sign copies
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Phil Lynott tribute gig details announced - Peterborough Today
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DETAILS of this year's Peterborough tribute to Thin Lizzy singer Phil Lynott have been revealed. Organised by Terry Naraine, Dedication 8 will take place at The Royal British Legion Club, in Broadway, Yaxley, on September 3. Terry said: “After seven
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    THIRTIES
  • 1986
    Age 36
    Thin Lizzy regrouped for a one-off performance in 1986, with Lynott's friend Bob Geldof taking lead vocals, and subsequently reformed as a touring act in 1996.
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    Lynott's funeral was held at St Elizabeth's Church, Richmond on 9 January 1986, with most of Thin Lizzy's ex-members in attendance, followed by a second service at Howth Parish Church on 11 January.
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    He died of pneumonia and heart failure due to septicaemia in the hospital's intensive care unit on 4 January 1986, at the age of 36.
  • 1985
    Age 35
    Lynott's last years were dogged by drug and alcohol dependency leading to his collapse on 25 December 1985, at his home in Kew.
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  • 1984
    Age 34
    He was captain against Alvin Stardust in 1984, on an infamous episode where Morrissey regretted ever taking part in the show.
    The marriage fell apart during 1984 after Lynott's drug use escalated.
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  • 1983
    Age 33
    During 1983–85, Lynott co-wrote a number of songs with British R&B artist Junior Giscombe, although nothing was ever officially released and most remain as demos.
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    In 1983, following the disbanding of Thin Lizzy, Lynott recorded a rock'n'roll medley single, "We Are The Boys (Who Make All The Noise)" with Roy Wood, Chas Hodges and John Coghlan.
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    After the resignation of longtime manager Chris O'Donnell, and Gorham wanting to quit, Lynott decided to disband Thin Lizzy in 1983.
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  • 1980
    Age 30
    On 14 February 1980, Lynott married Caroline Crowther, the daughter of British comedian Leslie Crowther.
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    In 1980, though Thin Lizzy were still enjoying considerable success, Phil Lynott launched a solo career with the album, Solo in Soho: this was a Top 30 UK album and yielded two hit singles that year, "Dear Miss Lonelyhearts" and "King's Call".
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1979
    Age 29
    Lynott became friends with The Rich Kids' Midge Ure, who deputised for Thin Lizzy during 1979 shortly after joining Ultravox.
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  • 1978
    Age 28
    He was a judge at the 1978 Miss World contest.
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    In 1978, Lynott began to work on projects outside of Thin Lizzy.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1969
    Age 19
    Towards the end of 1969, Lynott and Downey were introduced to guitarist Eric Bell via founding member of Them, keyboardist Eric Wrixon. (Bell had also played in a later line-up of Them).
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  • 1968
    Age 18
    In early 1968, he teamed up with bassist Brendan 'Brush' Shiels to form Skid Row.
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  • 1965
    Age 15
    Lynott was introduced to music through his uncle Timothy's record collection, and became influenced by Tamla Motown and The Mamas & the Papas. He joined his first band, the Black Eagles in 1965 as a lead singer, playing popular covers in local clubs around Dublin.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1949
    Born
    Born on August 20, 1949.
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