How did Darryl Hunt die?
Information reaching Ngnews 247, Darryl Hunt, the bassist for The Pogues, passed away at the age of 72, and the music industry has lost another brilliant talent.
Fans of The Pogues have bad news. The band’s bassist, Darryl Hunt, who was well-known for his role in it, went yesterday at the age of 72.
The devastating information was announced by the punk band’s official Twitter account, which expressed their “sadness beyond words” following the musician’s passing on Monday afternoon in London, United Kingdom.
The band posted a photo of the bassist holding a guitar case along with the words to their song “Love You Till the End,” written by their cherished band member, along with a heartbreaking statement.
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Darryl Hun Cause of Death
The Pogues’ members have expressed their “beyond words” sadness over the passing of bassist Darryl Hunt. A brief statement from the band yesterday stated that the bassist, who was born in Hampshire, passed away on Monday at the age of 72.
In a message on social media, a representative for the group, which is led by singer Shane MacGowan, stated: “Our sorrow has no bounds. Our Darryl went away in London yesterday afternoon.”
The Darryl Hunt cause of death is still unknown because his family hasn’t made an official announcement about it. We will update this page once we get to know the official information from his family.
Darryl Hunt Career
Before joining the Pogues as bassist in 1986, Hampshire, UK-native Hunt played in the pub rock bands Plummet Airlines and the Favourites.
The controversial Christmas song “Fairytale of New York” is on the band’s 1988 album If I Should Fall from Grace with God, which also features Hunt’s playing. The same year, Hunt and his Pogues bandmates also contributed to Steve Earle’s Copperhead Road, supporting the album’s songwriter on the song “Johnny Come Lately.”
Hunt stayed with the Pogues until their dissolution in 1996. He also temporarily played with Spider Stacy and Andrew Ranken in the Vendettas.
Following the band’s 2001 comeback, all three would reunite with the Pogues, staying with them until their 2014 split.
The opening tune of the soundtrack for Richard LaGravenese’s 2007 movie P.S. I Love You is Hunt’s “Love You Till The End,” which also has a significant role in the movie.
The 1999 hockey movie Mystery, Alaska, directed by Jay Roach, also featured a song by Hunt in the credits.
Darryl Hunt Net Worth
Darryl Hunt has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of August 2022.
In the UK, a musician makes an average yearly pay of £19,602. According to glassdoor.com, a musician’s estimated total yearly wage in the United States is $61,156, with an average salary of $41,492. Ngnews 247