Music videos and archived footage supplement recent interviews in this documentary of ex-Pogues singer Shane MacGowan. We follow his life from the early days in Ireland and England, through his formation of - and later dismissal from - The Pogues, to his new band The Popes. Shane's family, friends, and former bandmates comment on the music, the rumors, and the alcohol. Written by
Did You Know?
If you had issues with alcohol there was no better - trust me - there was no better place in the world to bury them and hide them in than in The Pogues.
"Dirty Old Town"
Written by Ewan McColl
Performed by The Pogues
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