The Outfield Singer & Guitarist John Spinks Dead

By ABC News Radio

John Spinks, far right; Ebet Roberts/Redferns/Getty ImagesThey were one of the hottest power pop bands of the 80s, and their monster hit “Your Love” was everywhere in 1986. John Spinks, guitarist and songwriter for the British band The Outfield and the man who wrote that song, died of liver cancer Wednesday. He was 60.

A post on the band’s Facebook page announcing the death calls Spinks “a loving husband, inspirational father, doting grandfather and gifted songwriter.”

Though it peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100, “Your Love” is said to have been covered literally over …read more

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