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The Pogues Bass Player Darryl Hunt Dies At Age 72

by Paul Cashmere

Darryl Hunt, the long time bass player for The Pogues, has died at age 72.

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Vance Joy

Vance Joy Covers The Pogues ‘Fairy Tale of New York’

by Paul Cashmere

Vance Joy has popped out a cover of The Pogues Christmas classic ‘Fairytale of New York’.

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Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp will play guitar at Shane MacGowan wedding


Johnny Depp will be providing the music at the wedding of Shane MacGowan and Victoria Mary Clarke.

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Shane MacGowan Confirms Its Over For The Pogues

by Paul Cashmere

The Pogues are sick of touring and are, in fact, no longer active, at least according to Shane MacGowan.

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Philip Chevron of The Pogues, Noise11, Photo

The Pogues Pay Tribute To Phil Chevron

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The death of the Pogues long-time guitarist Philip Chevron on Tuesday did not come as a surprise. He had been diagnosed with throat cancer in 2006 and a statement in 2012 said that it had returned and was “fatal”.

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Phil Chevron from The Pogues, Noise11, Photo

Phil Chevron of The Pogues Dead At 56

by Paul Cashmere

Phil Chevron, the guitarist for The Pogues, has lost his battle with cancer.

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The Pogues Rum Sodomy and The Lash, Noise11, Photo

The Pogues To Perform Rum Sodomy & The Lash

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The Pogues have announced a series of four U.K. shows for December where they will perform their second album, Rum, Sodomy & the Lash, in its entirety along with other favorites from their catalog.

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Philip Chevron of The Pogues, Noise11, Photo

Pogues Guitarist Has ‘Lethal Cancer’

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Philip Chevron, the guitarist for the Pogues and Radiators From Space, announced his medical condition on the Pogues website with the headline “This time the cancer is lethal.”

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The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl

The Pogues And Kirsty MacColl Have The 126th Million Selling Song In UK

by Paul Cashmere

It has only taken 25 years for The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl’s ‘Fairytale of New York’ to sell 1,000,000 in the UK.

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Fairytale Of New York

The Pogues Top Most Played Christmas Song List


The organisation which represents 95,000 UK songwriters and composers today published the top 50 most played Christmas songs in the past year.

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