Phil Lynott

1949 - 1986

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Philip Parris Lynott (, LIE-not; 20 August 1949 – 4 January 1986) was an Irish singer, bassist, and songwriter. His most commercially successful group was Thin Lizzy, of which he was a founding member, the principal songwriter, lead vocalist and bassist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phil Lynott has received more than 4,716,815 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Phil Lynott is the 581st most popular musician (down from 541st in 2019), the 1,820th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,697th in 2019) and the 108th most popular Musician.

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  • 33

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Among musicians, Phil Lynott ranks 581 out of 2,662Before him are Eric Woolfson, Edgar Froese, DJ BoBo, Victor Young, Tim Rice, and Paul Tortelier. After him are Al Di Meola, Lee Morgan, Ma Rainey, Carl Flesch, Walter Gieseking, and Alan Wilder.

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Among people born in 1949, Phil Lynott ranks 169Before him are John Wetton, Walid Jumblatt, Judith Resnik, Jeremy Corbyn, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, and Nebojša Radmanović. After him are Massimo D'Alema, Slavenka Drakulić, George Friedman, Brent Spiner, Michio Yasuda, and Frank Beard. Among people deceased in 1986, Phil Lynott ranks 101Before him are Vitaly Abalakov, Helen B. Taussig, Valentin Kataev, Judith Resnik, Scatman Crothers, and Princess Yolanda of Savoy. After him are Dick Scobee, Raúl Prebisch, Elisabeth Bergner, Artur London, Liu Bocheng, and Desi Arnaz.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Phil Lynott ranks 1,820 out of 7,765Before him are Spencer Perceval (1762), John Lydon (1956), Stephen Langton (1150), J. F. C. Fuller (1878), Tim Rice (1944), and John Fastolf (1380). After him are Charles Barry (1795), Henry Percy (1364), Ian Callaghan (1942), Alan Sillitoe (1928), William Renshaw (1861), and Robert Catesby (1573).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Phil Lynott ranks 108Before him are Nick Simper (1945), Andy Fletcher (1961), Dido (1971), David A. Stewart (1952), Eric Woolfson (1945), and Tim Rice (1944). After him are Alan Wilder (1959), Tony Sheridan (1940), Hilton Valentine (1943), Elvis Costello (1954), David Knopfler (1952), and Mark Hollis (1955).