LONDON — Wilko Johnson, the guitarist for Nineteen Seventies pub-rock band Dr. Feelgood and influencer of Britain’s punk rock motion, has died aged 75.
A press release on Johnson’s Twitter web page mentioned the musician had handed away at residence on Monday. No additional particulars got.
Johnson was recognized with late-stage pancreatic most cancers in early 2013 and mentioned he was embarking on a farewell tour. A yr later, he underwent main surgical procedure and was declared cancer-free.
Born John Wilkinson in 1947 in Canvey Island, Essex, Johnson discovered fame with pub-rock, rhythm ‘n’ blues band Dr. Feelgood.
The group was a herald of English punk rock and people mentioned to have been influenced by Dr. Feelgood includ…
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