Shane McGowan

Salon profiles Shane McGowan, ex of The Pogues: “So when he missed a gig, we were all just happy to hear that he was still alive the next day.” (via Elise)

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  1. i love you shane, you saved my life from a bad divorce. i got drunk as a skunk many tmes. i wish you were with me. so lend me ten pounds and ill buy you a drink as long as your mother wakes you in the morning!!!!!!!ps i am still hungover from the divorce and that was since 1989. thanks for your help. i have just seen your latest mug shot, and it was a bad pic. more pics in the future. get a new photoghrapher that does’nt make you look like shit. pss there are devils on my chair with me. love the ,,,spook aka eileen ohanlon

  2. If you read this,Shane,
    Thanks for the beer,even if I did get a black eye out of it. And,thanks for pulling me to safety. You’ll always be my hero. Lotsa love,
    Shiloh
    ps,
    (it was many years ago,in Hollywood,ca. At a small venue just on Vine,above Hollywood Blvd.I’ll always hold you in my heart.)

  3. SHANE, IN MADISON,WISCONSIN I FOUGHT TO STAY UP BY THE STAGE. YOU HADN’T MADE IT TO THE SHOW THE PREVIOUS NIGHT AND WE WEREN’T SURE YOU WOULD BE AT THAT ONE. AS ALWAYS YOU KICKED ASS. THAT WAS MORE THAN LIKELY A FEW YEARS AGO(MY MEMORY FADES)I’M COMING NEAR FORTY AND MOST OFTEN NOW I’M ONE OF THE OLDER PEOPLE AT THE SHOWS. THANKS FOR YOUR VOICE. YOUR WELL WORTH THE THREAT OF GETTING TRAMPLED.

  4. yo shane! we saw u in adelaide australia in 2003 & its still one of the best shows i can sortve remember. we were on a roadtrip & were dissapointed that we were gunna miss u in melbourne, just pure arse that u were in adelaide when we were! Thanks mate, fukn ace!
    it was my mate gimps first taste of u & the pogues, what a fukn intro, havnt looked back, its obligitary to have pogues & the snake at all partys we go to. thanks again!!!!!