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  • Andy Rourke, bass guitarist of The Smiths, dies at 59

    Andy Rourke, bass guitarist of The Smiths, dies at 59

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    Andy Rourke, bass guitarist of The Smiths, one of the most influential British bands of the 1980s, died Friday after a lengthy illness with pancreatic cancer, his publicity firm confirmed to CBS News. He was 59. Rourke died early Friday morning in New York City at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Reybee Inc. said in…

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