Unfortunately, Shane MacGowan's longtime friend and bandmate, Philip Chevron, is not. The Pogues' guitarist died today, after multiple bouts with cancer. He was 56.
"After a long illness, Philip passed away peacefully this morning," the Pogues announced in a statement. "We all send our sincere condolences to his family."
Here is MacGowan at the NME Awards in 2010:
[h/t Rolling Stone, images via Getty Entertainment]
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