History Music / ThePogues

21st May '18 7:39:57 AM beergood
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* DraftDodging: "The Recruiting Sergeant"
-->''There's fighting in Dublin to be done\\
Let your sergeants and your commanders go\\
Let Englishmen fight English wars\\
It's nearly time they started-oh...''
21st May '18 7:07:36 AM beergood
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* AgeProgressionSong: "Poor Paddy", though nothing much changes for the protagonist except that he becomes more and more exhausted.



-->You scumbag, you maggot\\

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-->You -->''You scumbag, you maggot\\



I pray God it's our last

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I pray God it's our lastlast''



* BilingualBonus: "Kitty" refers to the title character as "mo mhuirnín" and "a stor", both Irish terms of endearment.



-->Some prayed, some cursed
-->Some prayed, ''then'' cursed
-->Then prayed, then bled some more

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-->Some -->''Some prayed, some cursed
-->Some
cursed\\
Some
prayed, ''then'' cursed
-->Then
cursed\\
Then
prayed, then bled some moremore''



-->Then we raised a glass to JFK and a dozen more besides
-->When I got back to my empty room I suppose I must have cried

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-->Then -->''Then we raised a glass to JFK and a dozen more besides
-->When
besides\\
When
I got back to my empty room I suppose I must have criedcried''



-->And now I am lying here, I've had too much booze\\

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-->And -->''And now I am lying here, I've had too much booze\\



For some money to take me from [[CreepyMonotone the old main drag]] -

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For some money to take me from [[CreepyMonotone the old main drag]] --''
* SentencedToDownUnder: "Kitty"



* SophisticatedAsHell: "Sit Down By The Fire"
-->''Good night and God bless\\
Now fuck off to bed''



-->Your architects were madmen\\

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-->Your -->''Your architects were madmen\\



Shine acid house and punk

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Shine acid house and punkpunk''
* SoloDuet: "Gentleman Soldier" has Shane putting on three distinct voices as narrator, a soldier, and [[CrowningMomentOfFunny the soldier's girlfriend]].


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* UncommonTime: "Rocky Road To Dublin" is a slip jig in 9/8.
29th Apr '18 3:50:04 PM MikeK
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* BlindIdiotTranslation: One led to the creation of the song "Turkish Song Of The Damned" - The band had acquired a German magazine with an article about Music/TheDamned while on an international tour, and noticed that it referred to the Damned BSide "Turkey Song" as "Turkish Song Of The Damned" [[note]]the original song title was referring to the bird, not the country[[/note]] - They thought it was too cool a title not to use, so they came up with music and lyrics to fit the title.

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* BlindIdiotTranslation: One led to the creation of the song "Turkish Song Of The Damned" - The band had acquired a German magazine with an article about Music/TheDamned while on an international tour, and noticed that it referred to the Damned BSide "Turkey Song" as "Turkish Song Of The Damned" [[note]]the original song title was referring to the bird, not the country[[/note]] - They thought it was too cool a title not to use, so they came up with music and lyrics to fit the title.it.
29th Apr '18 3:49:16 PM MikeK
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* BlindIdiotTranslation: One led to the creation of the song "Turkish Song Of The Damned" - The band had acquired a German magazine with an article about Music/TheDamned while on an international tour, and noticed that it referred to the Damned BSide "Turkey Song" as "Turkish Song Of The Damned" [[note]]the original song title was referring to the bird, not the country[[/note]] - They thought it was too cool a title not to use, so they came up with music and lyrics to fit the title.
13th Apr '18 6:24:04 PM MikeK
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*DualMeaningChorus: "Sally Maclennane" uses the same chorus to describe a farewell party for a friend leaving town and, later, that same friend's wake.
19th Dec '17 11:10:40 PM trashconverters
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->''"On the first day of March it was raining\\
It was raining worse than anything that I have ever seen\\

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->''"On the first day of March it was is raining\\
It was is raining worse than anything that I have ever seen\\
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.
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