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Darryl Hunt, bass player for the Pogues, dies at 75 in London

3 days ago
L.A. Times - Pop & HissPogues bassist Darryl Hunt dies. The group's blend of English and Irish sounds creates a politically charged, punk-oriented sound. more info

Christmas lists

232 days ago
Sweeping The NationHave you ever wondered which Christmas songs actually get the most airplay these days? Are the twin kings of Mariah and George'n'Andrew really that dominant? Is the stereotypical 70s Christmas still the dominant image of the season or have th... more info

Sinéad O’Connor makes epic return on Ireland’s Late Late Show: Watch

1072 days ago
Consequence of SoundLegendary singer-songwriter sang "Nothing Compares 2 U" and The Pogues' "Rainy Night in Soho". Sinéad O’Connor makes epic return on Ireland’s Late Late Show: Watch Michael Roffman more info

Kevin Devine doing St. Patrick's Day run, covered The Pogues (listen)

1340 days ago
Brooklyn VeganKevin Devine will transform into 'Kenny O'Brien and The O'Douls' for a BrooklynVegan-presented run of St. Patrick's Day shows in the Boston-area and NYC. Tickets on presale now... Continue reading… more info

Shane McGowan defends use of homophobic slur in The Pogues’ “Fairytale of New York”

1343 days ago
Consequence of SoundThe Pogues frontman contends "the word was used by the character because it fitted with the way she would speak and with her character." more info

Shane MacGowan responds to calls to censor The Pogues' "Fairytale of New York"

1344 days ago
Brooklyn Vegan'She is a woman of a certain generation at a certain time in history and she is down on her luck and desperate. Her dialogue is as accurate as I could make it but she is not intended to offend!' - Shane MacGowan. Continue reading… more info

The Pogues’ Shane MacGowan Responds To Calls To Censor “Fairytale Of New York”

1345 days ago
StereogumThe Pogues' Shane MacGowan has responded to calls to censor "Fairytale Of New York," The Irish Times reports. In the song, Kirsty MacColl sings the lines, "You scumbag, you maggot/ You cheap lousy faggot/ Happy Christmas, your arse/ I pray God it's... more info

Homophobic slur in The Pogues’ holiday classic “Fairytale of New York” draws renewed scrutiny

1346 days ago
Consequence of SoundShould the word be censored or no? more info

Shane MacGowan Ruined Johnny Depp’s Wedding Singer Dreams

1353 days ago
DlistedToday’s “Not all heroes wear capes” award goes to Shane MacGowan, messy lead singer of The Pogues, and official nominee for the Keeping it Real Hall of Fame (if he’s not already in there with his own exhibit). 60-year-old Shane got married in... more info

Shane MacGowan marries - and Johnny Depp plays guitar

1356 days ago
Sky NewsPogues singer Shane MacGowan and his partner of 32 years have tied the knot - with Johnny Depp playing guitar at their wedding. more info

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