The Pogues’ bass participant Darryl Hunt dies aged 72

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he Pogues’ bass participant Darryl Hunt has died aged 72.

The punk group stated on Twitter they have been “saddened past phrases” to share that Hunt had died on Monday afternoon in London.

Posting a black and white picture of Hunt holding a guitar case, they paid tribute by quoting the lyrics of their music Love You ‘Until The Finish, which was written by the bassist.

They quoted: “I do know you need to hear me catch my breath / I really like you until the tip.”

In his personal tribute, the band’s frontman, Shane MacGowan, described Hunt as a “nice buddy and an excellent bass participant”.

“I’m very very sorry that Darryl has handed on, he was a very nice man and an excellent buddy and an excellent bass participant,” he wrote on Twitter.

“We are going to all miss him.

“Might he have a contented state of everlasting bliss and bless his household and pals, love Shane.”

Fellow bandmate Spider Stacy additionally paid tribute on Twitter, writing: “That is wretched. See you round the best way, Daz. ‘It’s within the fridge’ #TrickyTrees”.

The musician and songwriter was born in Hampshire, England on Might 4 1950.

Earlier than he started taking part in bass in The Pogues in 1986, he was part of the pub rock band Plummet Airways and The Favourites.

He was concerned within the Celtic-inspired band’s subsequent work together with their 1988 album If I Ought to Fall From Grace With God which featured the Christmas hit, Fairytale Of New York.

Hunt featured of their materials till their final album, Pogue Mahone, in 1996.

He has writing credit on various their songs together with Love You Til the Finish.

The band consisted of MacGowan, Jem Finer, James Fearnley, Andrew Ranken, Terry Woods, Hunt and different musicians all through the years.


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