Gallagher, Benny

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Gallagher, Benny Gender: M
Gallagher, Benjamin
born on 21 January 1944 at 15:15 (= 3:15 PM )
Place Pierhouse Blairmore, Scotland, 56n00, 4w53
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 00°26' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 05°52 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 07°33'


Scottish songwriting team member with Graham Lyle, beginning their professional career as a duo in 1964. The pair moved to London and became in-house composers for Apple Label. From April 1970, they entered a successful partnership with McGuinness Flint before embarking on individual careers and from there, in 1976, they achieved two top-ten hits in April and June. After separating in 1980, Lyle went on to write noted compositions for Tina Turner and Jim Diamond, with a Grammy award in 1985.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • business associate/partner relationship with Lyle, Graham (born 11 March 1944)


  • Work : Begin Major Project 1964 (Professional partnership with Graham Lyle)
  • Work : Contracts, agreements April 1970 (Started working for McGuinness Flint)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Social : Left group 1980 (Started separate careers)

Source Notes

Frank C. Clifford quotes Caroline Gerard for B.C., British Entertainers, 1997, place and L & L's are from the book.


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer (Pro, folk songs)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work alone/ Singular role (Did a solo)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work in team/ Tandem (With Graham Lyle)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Scotland to England)