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Gotcha Covered: “What A Wonderful World”

Sometimes the line between irony and sincerity is drawn entirely by timing. Louis Armstrong's recording of Bob Thiele and George David Weiss's "What A Wonderful…
Nate Patrin | October 20, 2017 - 10:41 am

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Johnny Depp’s 8 Most Notable Rock Collaborations

[Please welcome Michael Nelson to the Stereogum News Desk! Michael has served as the Editor-In-Chief of Long Island Press and Invisible Oranges, and you can
Michael Nelson | June 4, 2012 - 6:17 pm

More Shane MacGowan stories

The Pogues’ Shane MacGowan Responds To Calls To Censor “Fairytale Of New York”

The Pogues' Shane MacGowan has responded to calls to censor "Fairytale Of New York," The Irish Times reports. In the song, Kirsty MacColl sings the…
Peter Helman | December 8, 2018 - 11:24 am

Watch Nick Cave, Bono, Sinéad O’Connor, & More Perform At Shane MacGowan’s 60th Birthday Celebration In Dublin

Shane MacGowan, frontman of the legendary Irish punk band the Pogues, turned 60 years old on Christmas. And tonight, just after we lost one Irish
Peter Helman | January 15, 2018 - 10:41 pm

Hamilton Leithauser – “The Song With No Name” (Shane MacGowan Cover)

Last month, the benefit compilation Philia: Artists Rise Against Islamophobia was announced alongside a new track from Heems, and today Hamilton Leithauser has shared his…
James Rettig | July 26, 2017 - 11:40 am

Fairytale Of New Teeth: Documentary About Shane MacGowan’s Dental Work Coming This Christmas

Ah, the storied life of a rockstar's teeth. The Irish Sun reports that Shane MacGowan, the 57-year-old frontman of Irish punk legends the Pogues, will…
Peter Helman | November 21, 2015 - 7:18 pm

Hear Serge Gainsbourg Covers From Rufus Wainwright, Iggy Pop, Shane MacGowan, Johnny Depp

The legendary French singer/libertine Serge Gainsbourg is a man worth honoring, and a new tribute album called From Lulu To Gainsbourg does just that. Gainsbourg's…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2011 - 5:29 pm

Shane MacGowan, Johnny Depp, Nick Cave, Chrissie Hynde & Friends – “I Put A Spell On You” (For Haiti)

Here's the promised "alternative" to the various Haiti relief charity singles released since that country was torn asunder. Even though the front page news has…
Amrit Singh | February 26, 2010 - 9:50 am

Shane MacGowan, Nick Cave, Johnny Depp & Friends Record Haiti Single

Like I said the other day, in times like these we judge not the artists who are joining to make whatever difference they can in…
Amrit Singh | February 4, 2010 - 9:29 am

Antony, Bono, Courtney, Scarlett, Rufus & Friends @ Carnegie Hall, NYC 10/4/09

Last night Carnegie Hall hosted the biggest assortment of megastars this side of the Orpheum for a (RED)NIGHTS charity show, benefiting the Global Fund's efforts…
Amrit Singh | October 5, 2009 - 11:33 am

The Smoking Pogue

The Guardian, which you might have heard hates Q, has given Shane MacGowan a blog. And he's taken the opportunity to FU Scotland's smoking ban:I…
Stereogum | December 15, 2006 - 1:51 pm