7 Musicians Who Predicted Their Own Death In Lyrics

4. Phil Lynott (Thin Lizzy)

Lyrics That Predicted His Death:

Mama I'm dying of a heart attack... ...My heart can't handle the strain that's shaking it... ...Papa I'm drinking for an overload ...Papa I'm dying of an overdose - Heart Attack

How He Died: The song "Heart Attack," from Thin Lizzy's 1983 album Thunder and Lightning, is the last studio song of the band's entire discography. (Because those guys knew how to end on a high note.) Three years after the song was released, frontman and primary songwriter for the band, Phil Lynott, died. Of a heart attack.

It was determined from an autopsy to be a complication of his well-documented, excessive drug and alcohol abuse. There should be no part of those last few sentences that doesn't send chills up and down your spine.

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