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Shane MacGowan of The Pogues has died aged 65, following ill-health and a recent hospital stay after being diagnosed with encephalitis.
The influential guitarist passed away after suffering a stroke early on the morning of 26 November.
The musician - who also performed with The Waitresses, Billy Idol and many more - died from a rare form of cancer.
The legendary Sire Records founder also signed Pretenders, Talking Heads, The Cure and many, many more
Hunt took over from original Pogues bassist Cait O'Riordan in 1986 and co-wrote some of their best-loved songs including Love You Till The End.
John Travolta and Kylie Minogue led the tributes to the much-loved, chart-topping Australian singer
Ostin signed and/or worked with stellar artists including Fleetwood Mac, Joni Mitchell, Jimi Hendrix, R.E.M., Randy Newman and many more.
The band said they were "shocked and filled with overwhelming sadness with the untimely passing of our dear friend, family member & bandmate".
The singer died after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in October 2020.
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