Reports: Peter Tork of the Monkees dead at 77

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NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 01: Peter Tork of The Monkees performs live on stage at Town Hall on June 1, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)

(WISH) – Peter Tork has passed away at the age of 77, according to the Washington Post. 

Tork was a bassist and singer for the popular 60s and 70s group

While the cause of death is still unknown, he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in 2009.

A representative for the musician confirmed the death to Variety, saying that he died Thursday morning.

The Monkees are known for such hits songs as “Daydream Believer,” “Last Train to Clarksville” and” I’m a Believer.”

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