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Friday, October 11, 2013

#776: 1988, The Pogues, Thousands Are Sailing

October 11, 2013

Tuesday brought the sad news of the death of Pogues’ guitarist Phil Chevron, who had been battling cancer of the throat since 2007.   The genius of the Pogues was always the combination of absolutely top drawer folk musicians (like Chevron, banjo player Jem Finer, and tin whistle player, Spider Stacey) with Shane MacGowan’s poetic lyrical […]

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