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Clockwise from upper left: Bruce Springsteen, Joe Strummer during his time with The Pogues, Lydia Loveless, Devo
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April 16, 2014 In celebration of Record Store Day, the latest All Songs Considered mix features never-before-heard cuts from The Boss and more.
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March 16, 2009 When you think about Celtic music, piercing tin whistles, mournful violins and galloping bodhran drums generally come to mind. But in the last few decades, many bands have melded Celtic folk music with punk-rock energy. Hear a five-song sampler.
July 9, 2008 Led by Shane MacGowan, The Pogues' members took their multicultural musical cues from their countrymen in The Clash and gave Irish folk music a punk-rock spirit. Steve Lillywhite talks with host David Dye about producing the band's third album, If I Should Fall from Grace with God.
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January 8, 2007 Not many countries saw their traditional music gain popularity and vitality in the late 20th century, but Ireland did. Starting in the late 1960s with the Chieftains, and continuing with more rock-oriented groups like Planxty and Horslips, Irish music had a renaissance. Then came punk rock, and with it the Pogues, whose first five albums have just been reissued by Rhino.
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March 17, 2006 Fans of Irish punk band The Pogues are getting a present this St. Patrick's Day. The band is touring the United States for the first time in 15 years. They play Friday night in New York City.
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