Phil Lynott bio

Birth Name: Philip Parris Lynott

Occupation: Rock Singer

Place Of Birth: West Bromwich

Date Of Birth: August 20, 1949

Date Of Death: January 4, 1986

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Multiracial

Nationality: Irish

Phil Lynott was born on the 20th of August, 1949. He was famous for being a Rock Singer. Irish vocalist and bassist who fronted the hard rock band Thin Lizzy. He also had a successful solo artist.

Phil Lynott was born in West Bromwich. He fronted his first band, The Black Eagles, at age 16. He was best known for Whiskey in the Jar and The Boys are Back in Town, both top 10 hits in the 1970s.

Phil Lynott was a Leo and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Phil Lynott was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Philip Parris Lynott is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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Phil Lynott’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Phil Lynott’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Phil Lynott kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Phil Lynott was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Philip Parris Lynott
NICKNAME: Whynott Lynott, Philo
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Phil Lynott was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Phil Lynott was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Phil Lynott had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Phil Lynott’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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