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Guitarist and Founding Member Of Johnny Thunders And The Heartbreakers, Walter Lure Dies At 71

Guitarist and Founding Member Of Johnny Thunders And The Heartbreakers, Walter Lure Dies At 71

Known for being one of the founding members of The Heartbreakers along with Johnny Thunders, Punk legend Walter Lure has died of cancer at the age of 71.  He was diagnosed with Liver and Lung cancer in July and it spread rapidly leading to his death. Walter Lure joined The Heartbreakers in 1975 leading to their only studio album 1977’s L.A.M.F.

The Heartbreakers would reform several times before Thunder’s ultimate death.  Walter Lure would transition from being a punk rock guitarist to a Wall Street Broker.

 

 

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