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Pete Shelley (second to left) with his Buzzcocks mates, circa 1978

Pete Shelley (nee McNeish)

Band: The Buzzcocks

Position: singer/guitarist

Died: Dec. 6

Cause of death: heart attack

Age: 63

Distinction: Co-founder of the seminal British punk-rock band. "Ever Fallen in Love with Someone" peaked on the UK charts at No. 12 in 1978. He also performed as a solo artist after the band split up.

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