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Phil Lynott
Birth: Aug. 20, 1949
West Bromwich
Metropolitan Borough of Sandwell
West Midlands, England
Death: Jan. 4, 1986
Wiltshire Unitary Authority
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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  Zora Leora Williamson Earley (1887 - 1973)*
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Saint Fintan's Cemetery
County Dublin, Ireland
Plot: Plot 13 of the St. Polan's Section
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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 Added: Jun. 21, 2017
Ever in my thoughts and prayers!
- PA
 Added: Jun. 21, 2017
Thinking of you this first day of summer!
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