Monday, March 24, 2008

The Pogues + Joe Strummer = London Calling

Holy sh-t:

I'm feeling like getting my Pogues on today, so here are a couple more live performances, recorded at The Opera House in Boston in 1989 (check out how completely bombed out of his mind Shane MacGowan is--how is he not dead yet?).

"White City."

"A Rainy Night in Soho." How awesome is this song? Ten awesome. For a long time, though, I thought the last line was "You're no measure of my dreams," which I like more than the real line, "You're the measure of my dreams."

1 comment:

Eliot Phone Home said...

I saw the Pogues with Joe Strummer at Beacon Theater in 1991. Yes, this kind of stuff is what I've been reduced to. I'm old.