The Pogues
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The Pogues

The Pogues Biography (Wikipedia)

The Pogues were a Celtic punk band fronted by Shane MacGowan and founded in Kings Cross, London in 1982, as "Pogue Mahone" — the anglicisation of the Irish Gaelic póg mo thóin, meaning "kiss my arse". The band reached international prominence in the 1980s and early 1990s, recording several hit albums and singles. MacGowan left the band in 1991 due to drinking problems, but the band continued - first with Joe Strummer and then with Spider Stacy on vocals - before breaking up in 1996. The Pogues re-formed in late 2001, and played regularly across the UK and Ireland and on the US East Coast, until dissolving again in 2014. The group did not record any new material during this second incarnation.

Their politically-tinged music was informed by MacGowan and Stacy's punk backgrounds, yet used traditional Irish instruments such as the tin whistle, banjo, cittern, mandolin and accordion.

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The Pogues Performances & Interviews


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Fairytale Of New York (feat. Kirsty MacColl)
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Fairytale Of New York (feat. Kirsty MacColl)
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Dirty Old Town
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Dirty Old Town
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Lullaby Of London
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Lullaby Of London
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Thousands Are Sailing
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Thousands Are Sailing
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Fiesta
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Fiesta
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If I Should Fall From Grace With God
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If I Should Fall From Grace With God
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 1986
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1986-06-20T22:13:05
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1986

Glastonbury: 1986

Worthy Farm, Pilton
Glastonbury: 1985
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1985-06-21T22:13:05
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Jun
1985

Glastonbury: 1985

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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