Written by megarock on August 19, 2018
19th August 2005, A life-size bronze statue designed by Paul Daly of Phil Lynott was unveiled on Harry Street in Dublin. The ceremony was attended by his former Thin Lizzy band members Gary Moore, Brian Robertson and Scott Gorham. Lynott who died in 1986 aged 36 had a string of hits including 'Whiskey in the Jar', 'The Boys are Back in Town', 'Jailbreak' and 'Waiting for an Alibi'. More on Phil here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/phil_lynott
Irish singer, songwriter, and bassist Phil Lynott of Thin Lizzy died of heart failure and pneumonia on 4th January 1986 after being in a coma for eight days following a drug overdose.
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