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News: Phil Lynott: Songs For While I’m Away documentary coming Autumn 2020

August 27, 2020

PHIL LYNOTT: SONGS FOR WHILE I’M AWAY is a feature documentary on the life and music of Phil Lynott, telling the story of how a young black boy from working class 1950’s Dublin, became Ireland’s greatest Rock Star.   As lead singer of Thin Lizzy, Phil Lynott was a songwriter, a poet, a dreamer, a wild man. Told extensively […]

Band Biographies: Phil Lynott

August 24, 2020

Philip Parris Lynott was born on 20th August 1949 in West Bromwich, near Birmingham. The son of Philomena Lynott, a white Irish Catholic and Cecil Parris from Brazil, Phil was initially brought up in Moss Side, Manchester and moved to Ireland whilst still at school. He lived in Crumlin, Dublin with his grandparents. His teenage […]

Band Biographies: Scott Gorham

August 24, 2020

William Scott Gorham was born on St Patrick’s day, 17th March 1951 in Glendale, California. Scott’s musical career started at aged 13 when he played bass guitar in a local surf band. He later took up the guitar and played with various bands throughout his teenage years. Scott’s brother-in-law, Bob Siebenberg, moved to London and […]

Band Biographies: Brian Robertson

August 24, 2020

Brian ‘Robbo’ Robertson was born on 12th February 1956 in Glasgow, Scotland. After his early classical training in piano and cello, he turned to rock ‘n’ roll and took up the guitar, bass guitar, drums and keyboards. His early career saw him playing with his elder bother Glen for different local outfits which included ‘Dream […]

Band Biographies: Brian Downey

August 24, 2020

Born in Dublin on 27th January 1951, Brian Michael Downey and Philip Lynott first met at school. Although Brian was two years younger than Phil, they began a friendship which would last until Phil’s death in 1986. Growing up in Crumlin, a town near Dublin, Brian’s early musical influences came from his father who played […]