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Phil Lynott
Birth: Aug. 20, 1949
West Bromwich
West Midlands, England
Death: Jan. 4, 1986
Salisbury
Wiltshire, England

Musician. Born Philip Parris Lynott in West Bromwich, England, he was best known as the singer, bass guitarist and principal songwriter for the Irish rock band Thin Lizzy. In 1969, with drummer Brian Downey, he formed Thin Lizzy and had their first Top 10 hit with a rock version of the traditional Irish song "Whiskey in the Jar" in 1973. The gained international success in 1976, with the single "The Boys Are Back In Town", followed by "Jailbreak", "Dancing In The Moonlight", "Rosalie" and "Wild One". After the band's breakup in 1983, Lynott embarked in a solo career, recorded two albums and published a book of poetry titled "Songs for While I'm Away". He died of heart failure at age 36. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Lucille G Pitkin Myer (1919 - ____)*
 
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Saint Fintan's Cemetery
Sutton
County Dublin, Ireland
Plot: Plot 13 of the St. Polan's Section
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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- Kerstin
 Added: Oct. 22, 2014
So proud of DLR!
- PA
 Added: Oct. 21, 2014
Thinking of you!
- PAL
 Added: Oct. 21, 2014
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