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Wilko Johnson's farewell tour is, for once in rock'n'roll, poignantly irrevocable. The pancreatic cancer doctors say will kill him this year has seen to that. With perhaps bitter irony, his discussion on Radio 4 of his post-diagnosis sensations of
Wilko Johnson performing with Dr Feelgood at the Marquee in 1975. Photograph: Mick Gold/Redferns A lady at the back of the hall who claimed to be a close friend of the artists whispered confidentially at me during the final deafening encore of I
Inside a small, sweaty club, four young men are tearing through songs by the likes of Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley. They wear tight suits and ties, have mops of hair and the vocalist clutches a harmonica to blow up a storm of ferocious rhythm and blues.
The musician, songwriter and sometime actor has watched with amazement as a planned tour of farewell concerts sold out and interest has surged in almost anything he has touched, including the 2009 award-winning documentary Oil City Confidential.
Living has been full of surprises for Wilko Johnson...Four decades in the rock `n' roll trenches have brought the British guitarist obscurity and fame, followed by turmoil, more obscurity and rediscovery...Late last year, Johnson was diagnosed with
Suggested Topics Britain is realising it has another national treasure: Wilko Johnson, the goggle-eyed guitar hero of Dr Feelgood. Earlier this month, 65-year-old Johnson announced his diagnosis with terminal pancreatic cancer and, with impish logic,
Game of Thrones" actor Wilko Johnson says his pancreatic cancer is giving him a new appreciation for life. The 65-year-old actor, who plays mute knight and executioner Ser Ilyn Payne on the hit HBO series, announced via his manager on his Facebook
It was revealed last week that the former Dr Feelgood guitarist had cancer of the pancreas but had chosen not to receive chemotherapy. Johnson, 65, will perform four dates in the UK to say goodbye to his fans. His manager Robert Hoy said: "This is an
Farewell tour Wilko Johnson to perform four final dates this year Wilko Johnson, who last week announced he had been diagnosed with terminal cancer of the pancreas , will perform four farewell concerts in the UK in March. The former Dr Feelgood
Kevin Nixon/Classic Rock Magazine via Getty Images Following Wilko Johnson 's heartbreaking announcement that he has been diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer, the official Twitter account for Games of Throne s shared their condolences. Johnson,