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And there’s not many of them.

Christy Moore will play a benefit night in July for his old friend guitarist/songwriter Philip Chevron (above), who recently disclosed that he has inoperable head and neck cancer.

Born Philip Ryan in Terenure, Co Dublin, in1957, Chevron is a member of the Pogues and a founder of the Radiators from Space.

He said he will continue to write and play music until his condition is “lethal”

Christy Moore benefit night for Philip Chevron (Whelan’s)

A Conversation With Philip Chevron (ComeHereToMe, April 2011)

Philip Chevron

Illustration by Mice Hell via Rabble