The Smiths
by In Memoriam

Sadly, Andy Rourke of The Smiths has passed away. He was 59. The death followed “a lengthy illness with pancreatic cancer.”

Rourke served as the Smiths bassist for the bands entire run. Following that, he played with many groups, including Peter Hook's Freebass, Sinead O'Connor, and The Pretenders. You can hear some of Rourke's work below.