56 year old legendary guitarist Philip Chevron, has passed away after his battle with cancer. Philip had been battling disease since 2007 when he was first diagnosed with throat cancer. Several months ago Chevron said that it had returned, and this time was “incurable and terminal.” The Pogues posted in their website the following:
After a long illness we are sorry to inform you that Philip passed away peacefully this morning and we all send our sincere condolences to his family.
This past August many of Philips friends came together to play a testimonial show for the singer. Some of the performers included The Pogues, The Raditors From Sapce, Horselips, and Brush Shiels. We here at the site send our condolences to Philips friends and family, he will be missed immensely.