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PASSINGS: Poly Styrene, Huey P. Meaux, Morty Jacobs, Nawang Gombu
PASSINGS: Poly Styrene, Huey P. Meaux, Morty Jacobs, Nawang Gombu

Poly StyreneSinger in the punk band X-Ray SpexPoly Styrene, 53, the braces-wearing singer who belted out "Oh bondage, up yours!" with the punk band X-Ray Spex, died Monday, according to a statement on her website.Styrene, whose real name was Marion Elliott-Said, was in hospice care in St. Leonards-on-Sea, England, after having been diagnosed with cancer.X-Ray Spex released just one album, 1978's "Germ Free Adolescents." But its aggressively catchy single "Oh Bondage, Up Yours!" became an enduring punk anthem."Some people think that little girls should be seen and not heard," Styrene sang in the gleeful nonconformist shout-out — before letting everyone know exactly what she...

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