Contact Us
Phil Lynott

Phil Lynott

Phil Lynott

29 Years Ago: Thin Lizzy’s Phil Lynott Dies

The Thin Lizzy frontman died on Jan. 4, 1986.

Read More

MCA
MCA

Gary Moore & Phil Lynott, ‘Parisienne Walkways’ – Rock’s Hidden Gems

For every universally celebrated song, known to all and played to death by radio stations everywhere, there are countless hidden gems — album cuts that, for reasons unclear, somehow missed their predestined date with classic rock immortality. Songs like Irish guitar god Gary Moore’s timeless duet with Thin Lizzy leader Phil Lynott, ‘Parisienne Walkways,’ which made some waves upon its original release in 1978, but ultimately fell short of achieving its rightful stature as a true standard of rock balladry.

Read More

Evening Standard, Getty Images
Evening Standard, Getty Images

Phil Lynott’s Mother Was Robbed on Her Birthday

Philomena Lynott, mother of Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott, turned 83 on Oct. 22 -- and some uninvited guests almost made it a very unhappy birthday.

Read More

Category: News Tags: ,
Phil Lynott
Evening Standard, Getty Images

30 Years Ago: Phil Lynott Plays His Final Thin Lizzy Show

On Sept. 4, 1983, Phil Lynott gave his final performance with the band he created, the amazing Thin Lizzy. By the start of of the 1980s, things were exceptionally busy for the band. Leader Phil Lynott was married at the start of 1980; he released his debut solo album, 'Solo In Soho,' that spring; became a father that summer, and issued a new Lizzy album, 'Chinatown,' that fall.

Read More

Phil Lynott

Phil Lynott Statue Damaged by Vandals

Investigators are looking for information after a statue of Thin Lizzy bassist Phil Lynott in Dublin was seriously damaged after it was apparently pushed over by vandals.

Read More

Category: News Tags: ,
AugustBirthdays

Phil Lynott – August 2012 Classic Rock Birthdays

Bassist Phil Lynott rose to prominence as the founding musician, primary songwriter and singer of Irish rockers Thin Lizzy. The band's 1976 album 'Jailbreak' made them international superstars, most notably for the classic 'The Boys Are Back in Town.'

Since Phil's passing back in 1986 -- after suffering fro

Read More

lynott

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Thin Lizzy’s Phil Lynott

The late great Phil Lynott of Thin Lizzy fame would have been 62 years old today (Aug. 20). He unfortunately passed away in 1986, after years of drug and alcohol problems. As we remember the substantial contributions he made with h

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://ultimateclassicrock.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Ultimate Classic Rock quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!