The Pogues

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The London, England-based punk scene of the late 70s inspired some unusual intermingling of styles and the Pogues (then known as Pogue Mahone) performed punky versions of traditional Irish folk songs in pubs throughout the capital. The line-up for their first gig at The Pindar Of Wakefield on 4 October 1982 featured singer Shane MacGowan (25 December 1957, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, but raised in County Tipperary, Eire), Spider Stacy (b. Peter Richard Stacy, 14 December 1958, Eastbourne,... Read more

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irish
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folk rock
celtic
folk punk
seen live
celtic punk
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