Phil Lynott: Songs For While I’m Away

Emer Reynolds

The little black boy who became Ireland’s first rock star

Emer Reynolds | Ireland | 2020 | 112 minutes | engl. OF

The film documents the truly outrageous story of a little black boy from Dublin’s working class in the 1950s who became Ireland’s first big rock star: Phil Lynott, charismatic singer, songwriter and bassist of the cult band Thin Lizzy, which he co-founded.