History Music / ThePogues

15th May '17 7:31:06 PM nombretomado
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* ProtestSong: "Streets of Sorrow/Birmingham Six" about TheTroubles, and the imprisonment of the Birmingham Six, who were later found to have been, indeed, innocent.

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* ProtestSong: "Streets of Sorrow/Birmingham Six" about TheTroubles, UsefulNotes/TheTroubles, and the imprisonment of the Birmingham Six, who were later found to have been, indeed, innocent.
1st May '17 11:12:14 PM Mdumas43073
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->''On the first day of March it was raining\\

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->''On ->''"On the first day of March it was raining\\



We've a thirst like a gang of devils, we're the boys from the county {{Hell}}''

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We've a thirst like a gang of devils, we're the boys from the county {{Hell}}''
{{Hell}}"''
1st May '17 11:11:47 PM Mdumas43073
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This band provides examples of:

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This !!This band provides examples of:
1st Jan '17 9:30:16 AM lilithmercy
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: All the insults in "Fairytale of New York" usually go uncensored.
4th Jun '16 7:53:10 PM gewunomox
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* SpecialGuest: For a while after Shane left the band, the lead singer was [[TheClash Joe Strummer]].

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* SpecialGuest: For a while after Shane left the band, the lead singer was [[TheClash [[Music/TheClash Joe Strummer]].
11th Jun '15 2:46:56 AM beergood
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* BadassBoast: "Boys From The County Hell", as in the page quote.



* CoverVersion: Usually at least one per album.

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* CoverVersion: Usually at least one per album.



* OneDialogueTwoConversations: "A Pair Of Brown Eyes" has two separate narrators, both voiced by Shane.



* SoiledCityOnAHill: "London You're A Lady" ("Your architects were madmen/Your builders sane but drunk/Among your faded jewels shine acid house and punk")

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* SoiledCityOnAHill: "London You're A Lady" ("Your Lady"
-->Your
architects were madmen/Your madmen\\
Your
builders sane but drunk/Among drunk\\
Among
your faded jewels shine jewels\\
Shine
acid house and punk")punk
23rd May '15 7:39:22 AM giygasattack
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* TheAlcoholic: Shane, Shane, ''Shane''. Though in one interview he denied being an alcoholic, arguing that an alcoholic is someone who thinks he can stop drinking anytime, and he didn't have any delusions about that.

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* TheAlcoholic: Shane, Shane, ''Shane''.Shane. Though in one interview he denied being an alcoholic, arguing that an alcoholic is someone who thinks he can stop drinking anytime, and he didn't have any delusions about that.
1st Apr '15 4:54:57 AM beergood
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-->And now I am lying here, I've had too much booze\\
I've been [[SpitefulSpit spat on]] and [[ExcrementStatement shat on]] and [[RapeAsDrama raped]] and [[HumiliationConga abused]]\\
[[DespairSpeech I know that I am dying]] and I wish I could beg\\
For some money to take me from [[CreepyMonotone the old main drag]] -
10th Nov '14 8:33:56 AM moloch
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Their biggest hit, "Fairytale of New York", has been voted Britain's favourite Christmas song or thereabouts on several occasions, and reliably returns to the charts every December. It was certified a million seller in 2012, 25 years after its original release.

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Their biggest hit, "Fairytale of New York", has been voted Ireland's and Britain's favourite Christmas song or thereabouts on several occasions, and reliably returns to the charts every December. It was certified a million seller in 2012, 25 years after its original release.
10th Nov '14 8:29:52 AM moloch
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They're often noted for awesome songwriting, their mix of traditional folk music with punkish energy, and sadly, the horrible death of guest vocalist Kirsty MacColl and the very public self destruction (and [[BritishTeeth poor dental hygiene]]) of Shane [=MacGowan=].

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They're often noted for awesome songwriting, their mix of traditional folk music with punkish energy, and sadly, the horrible death of guest vocalist Kirsty MacColl [=MacColl=] and the very public self destruction (and [[BritishTeeth poor dental hygiene]]) of Shane [=MacGowan=].
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