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Phil Lynott: Songs for While I’m Away (BBC Four Friday 17 March 2023)



Phil Lynott: Songs for While I'm Away

Phil Lynott: Songs for While I’m Away airs a new episode tonight Friday 17 March 2023 on BBC Four.

The narrative of how a young black boy from working-class Dublin in the 1950s went on to become Ireland’s biggest rock singer is told in this documentary about Phil Lynott’s life and music.

Phil was the lyricist, poet, dreamer, and wild guy lead singer of Thin Lizzy. The film gets to the core of Philip as a parent, husband, friend, son, and rock icon by telling his story primarily in his own words and focusing on some of his iconic songs.

Airdate: Friday 17 March 2023 at 9.00pm on BBC Four.

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