Ms Lynott said she did not have a problem with football fans using the Thin Lizzy song. «Philip loved sport and he loved football,» she said. «But to use Philip’s music in this way made me very angry.
Sep 08, 2012 · Artists put their heart and soul into creating their music. When a politician whose positions they disagree with uses their music, it gives a quasi-impression that the artisit is somehow associated with or agrees with the positions espoused by the candidate.
Sep 05, 2012 · Ireland’s Hot Press has talked with the mother of the late Phil Lynott of Thin Lizzy and she has said that her son would not have approved of Ryan’s use of her son’s song …
THE use of the Thin Lizzy classic ‘The Boys Are Back In Town’ at last week’s Republican national convention in the US has outraged the mother of the band’s lead singer, the late Phil Ly
Phil Lynott’s mother has objected to U.S. President Barack Obama’s political opponent using the late Thin Lizzy star’s music at last week’s (ends31Aug12) Republican National Convention in Florida.
Lynott’s wife and his mother Philomena were angered after Mr Romney used the anthem The Boys Are Back In Town at the Republican convention in Florida.
The song from the band’s 1976 album ‘Jailbreak’, written by Phil Lynott, was a major hit for the band. However, his 81-year-old mother says she is opposed to the use of her son’s music, by the Republican Party because of its policies on gay marriage.
Phil Lynott’s Mother has criticised the Republican party in America for using a Thin Lizzy song without permission, claiming her son would have opposed the party and their politics.
In another case of the devil certainly not having the best tunes and getting their hands slapped for it Phil Lynott’s mother, the legendary Philomena has roundly told the Republicans and Mitt Romney to stop using Thin Lizzy classics in their rabble rousing because her late son would not have approved of the Republican campaign’s anti-gay and pro-rich policies
Philomena Lynott was born on 22 October 1930 as the fourth of nine children to Frank and Sarah Lynott in Dublin, and grew up in the Crumlin district of the city. …
Children: Phil Lynott