The Pogues’ Paul Chevron passes away

The Pogues guitarist Paul Chevron passed away on the morning of October 8, 2013.  Chevron, whose real name is Philip Ryan, was aged 56 and had suffered from recurring head and neck cancer since 2007.  The Pogues management are currently contacting all family and friends, but the band has released this statement:

“After a long illness we are sorry to inform you that Philip passed away peacefully this morning.  We all send our sincere condolences to his family.”



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