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Posts tagged with The Pogues

Shane MacGowan: The Pogues’ Singer Is A Man You Don’t Meet Every Day
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Shane MacGowan: The Pogues’ Singer Is A Man You Don’t Meet Every Day

Harnessing the lyrical brilliance of Irish folk and the aggressive snarl of punk, The Pogues’ frontman Shane MacGowan created a unique style.

Shane MacGowan Announces First-Ever Art Folio Book, ‘The Eternal Buzz & The Crock Of Gold’

Shane MacGowan Announces First-Ever Art Folio Book, ‘The Eternal Buzz & The Crock Of Gold’

The book will be published by Rain Street and Infinitum Nihil and is set for release in April 2022.

Best Pogues Songs: 20 Shining Examples Of Sheer Poguetry
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Best Pogues Songs: 20 Shining Examples Of Sheer Poguetry

They were rowdy, rebellious and volatile, but Shane MacGowan and co built their catalogue to last – as the best Pogues songs attest.

Waiting For Herb: How The Pogues Prevailed Without Shane MacGowan
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Waiting For Herb: How The Pogues Prevailed Without Shane MacGowan

Rich and diverse, The Pogues’ ‘Waiting For Herb’ album showed the magic didn’t depart with their mercurial frontman.

Red Roses For Me: How The Pogues Blossomed On Their Debut Album
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Red Roses For Me: How The Pogues Blossomed On Their Debut Album

Though rowdy and rebellious, The Pogues’ ‘Red Roses For Me’ album was executed with feeling – and hinted at greatness ahead.

Rum Sodomy & The Lash: Inside The Pogues’ Pivotal Second Album
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Rum Sodomy & The Lash: Inside The Pogues’ Pivotal Second Album

With Shane MacGowan setting the pace, ‘Rum Sodomy & The Lash’ marked the point where The Pogues’ greatness came to fruition.

Peace And Love: How The Pogues Rolled With The Punches
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Peace And Love: How The Pogues Rolled With The Punches

Revealing a desire to stretch sonically whole also contending with a decline in Shane MacGowan’s health, ‘Peace And Love’ still holds its own.

Pogue Mahone: Behind The Pogues’ Spirited Final Album
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Pogue Mahone: Behind The Pogues’ Spirited Final Album

Unfairly overlooked, ‘Pogue Mahone’ saw the Celtic folk-punk rebels kiss our arses goodbye with a life-affirming final album.

If I Should Fall From Grace With God: When The Pogues Hit Their Peak
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If I Should Fall From Grace With God: When The Pogues Hit Their Peak

With their third album, ‘If I Should Fall From Grace With God’, The Pogues reached creative heights that lifted them into the mainstream.

BBC Radio 1 Will Not Play Original Fairytale Of New York Song

BBC Radio 1 Will Not Play Original Fairytale Of New York Song

BBC Radio 1 have decided to not to play the original version of Fairytale Of New York as its audience may be offended by the lyrics

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