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    Thu, 06 Jan 2011 09:45:04

    Japan Bassist Mick Karn Dies  - He had cancer

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    Bassist Mick Karn, who co-founded the U.K. band Japan, which was similar to nu wave synth acts like Duran Duran and Spandau Ballet, has died following a battle with cancer. Karn passed away Tuesday at his home in London. He was 52-years-young.

    R.I.P., Mick.

    Were you a Japan fan?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    01.06.11




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