1986 – Death of singer, bassist, instrumentalist, and songwriter, Phil Lynott.

Irish rock star, bassist, singer and founder of Thin Lizzy, Phil Lynott dies. Lynott originally played with Skid Row, (the Irish band featuring Gary Moore, Brush Shiels, Noel Bridgeman). Lynott had significant success with Thin Lizzy. The band’s first major hit was a rock version of Whiskey in the Jar, but are probably best known […]

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‘Agnes’ © Joe Canning 2016. All Rights Reserved.

‘Agnes’ © Joe Canning 2016. All Rights Reserved. I courted lovely Agnes whenever I was young, long years before these wrinkles creased my brow. Her hair black as feathers on a raven’s royal breast; fell sometimes o’er those dark enchanting eyes. A beauty from an Irish town, everyone loved Agnes. And somehow Agnes loved a […]

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1986 – Death of Philip ‘Phil’ Parris Lynott.

Irish rock star, bassist, singer and founder of Thin Lizzy, Phil Lynott dies. Lynott originally played with Skid Row, (the Irish band featuring Gary Moore, Brush Shiels, Noel Bridgeman). Lynott had significant success with Thin Lizzy. The band’s first major hit was a rock version of Whiskey in the Jar, but are probably best known […]

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