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    Wed, 09 Oct 2013 11:25:06

    The Pogues' Philip Chevron Dead at 56 - He lost a long battle

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    The Pogues guitarist Philip Chevron has died at age 56.

    The guitarist passed away on Tuesday, October 8, after a long battle with cancer. He was diagnosed with throat cancer back in 2007. He also suffered from head and neck cancer, according to WENN.

    He had been deemed healthy in April of last year but then an inoperable tumor was found later in the year.

    The musician joined the band back in 1984 and was responsible for penning major hits for it.

    R.I.P., Mr. Chevron.

    Will you listen to The Pogues music in light of this news?

    —Maggie Pannacione

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