The Pogues

A rock nyc Christmas Playlist # 2 Fairytale of New York (feat. Kirsty MacColl) – The Pogues Reviewed

By Paula Iwamoto-Schaap | December 23, 2020

like the magic of a beloved Christmas song, a mother’s love is forever

‘Fairytale Of New York’ Is Still A Controversial Song?

By Alyson Camus | December 1, 2020

‘young audiences are particularly sensitive to derogatory terms for gender and sexuality’

St Patrick’s Day Special: The Pogues Farewell Concert 2011 Returned And Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | March 17, 2020

an Irish gem…

The 1,000 Greatest Songs of the 1980s – 270 to 261

By Steve Crawford | August 14, 2019

a drunken hymn for those with broken dreams and abandoned hopes

UK Top 10 Singles 12-14-18 – 12-20-18

By Iman Lababedi | December 14, 2018

about, for, towards, regarding, embracing, and unifying all levels of society

UK Top 10 Singles 12-29-17 – 01-04-17

By Iman Lababedi | December 30, 2017

a cast of dozens of cocaine freaked egomaniacs

UK Top 10 Singles 12-22-17 – 12-28-17

By Iman Lababedi | December 22, 2017

Ed and Bey had home field advantage

UK Top 10 Singles 12-15-17 – 12-21-17

By Iman Lababedi | December 16, 2017

Christmas Eve in the drunk tank

Oldies But Goldies St Patty’s Special: The Pogues Farewell Concert 2011

By Iman Lababedi | March 17, 2015

I had heard Shane was pretty drunk on Tuesday. He wasn’t on Wednesday. He was holding onto the mic because that’s how he sings, he was immobile because decades of alcoholism and drug abuse has left him this way, but he caught every song tonight. 21 of them. Each a gem of Irish rock and roll. Each beloved.

The A+ List 10-14-14: The Pogues' "Streams Of Whiskey"

By Iman Lababedi | October 17, 2014

Shane dreams of meeting Brendan and Brendan, who once called himself “a drinker with a writing problem” and claiming “I only drink on two occasions—when I’m thirsty and when I’m not”, and asking his philosophie but finding philosophy lost in streams of whiskey. Shane, a notorious drunk himself, joins Brendan and together they extol the one thing that gets them through.

10 Songs: Sunday, June 29th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | June 29, 2014

Mathematics – Mos Def – “You want to know how to rhyme you better learn how to add” Mos Def advises and he makes his point on this classic whose rhythmic hook has showed has shown up ever since, on the flip side of his biggest song – A

An Abundance of Rock Christmas Songs

By Paula Iwamoto-Schaap | December 20, 2013

The rock Christmas album I remember best is A Very Special Christmas, which celebrated its 25th anniversary a couple of years ago. Everyone was playing it on Christmas 1987, even my mother-in-law.

Golden Slumbers: Deaths In the Music community 10-10-13

By Iman Lababedi | October 10, 2013

Phillip Chevron – One of the original Irish punks, the guitarist started with the great Radiators From Space before graduating to the Pogues , the guitarist was with the band back in 2011 for their last concerts.