Pogues guitarist Phil Chevron passes away following cancer battle

The talented and much loved musician died at around midday today.

Mr Chevron was last seen publicly in August for a fundraiser testimonial which saw Aidan Gillen and writer Roddy Doyle join 15 act to pay tribute to The Pogues’ guitarist.

Others acts who took part in the benefit concert included Horslips, Gavin Friday, Paul Brady and Declan O’Rourke.

Shane MacGowan also performed.

Chevron (56), whose real name is Philip Ryan, suffered from a recurrence of head and neck cancer.

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Read the full story – Pogues guitarist Phil Chevron passes away following cancer battle – Independent.ie.

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