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James Honeyman-Scott: 1956-1982

Fred Schruers, Rolling Stone, 22 July 1982

JAMES HONEYMAN-Scott, the twenty-five-year-old lead guitarist for the Pretenders, died in his sleep in London sometime during the early morning hours of June 16th. The Westminster Coroner's Court said the results of a preliminary autopsy were "inconclusive" and that an inquest into the cause of Honey-man-Scott's death would take three weeks to complete.

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