Welcome to DU! The truly grassroots left-of-center political community where regular people, not algorithms, drive the discussions and set the standards. Join the community: Create a free account Support DU (and get rid of ads!): Become a Star Member All Forums Issue Forums Culture Forums Alliance Forums Region Forums Support Forums Help & Search

General Discussion

Showing Original Post only (View all)

malaise

(266,969 posts)
Thu Nov 30, 2023, 08:08 AM Nov 2023

Shane MacGowan: Pogues singer dies aged 65 [View all]

https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-67546785

Singer-songwriter and The Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan has died aged 65, following ill-health and a recent hospital stay after being diagnosed with encephalitis.
The musician, whose hits include 1988's Fairytale of New York and A Pair of Brown Eyes, had been unwell for some time.
MacGowan also had well-documented problems with drugs and alcohol.



So young, so sad


3 replies = new reply since forum marked as read
Highlight: NoneDon't highlight anything 5 newestHighlight 5 most recent replies
RIP Ohio Joe Nov 2023 #1
A beautiful voice and talented writer. Rest in Peace. mia Dec 2023 #2
Yes malaise Dec 2023 #3
Latest Discussions»General Discussion»Shane MacGowan: Pogues si...