Sunday, March 19, 2006

Rainy day in Soho

The documentary "If I Should Fall from Grace: The Shane MacGowan story" reveals the sad, brilliant man behind some of my all time favourite songs of the last three decades. Toothless drunk? Yes. But as his Dad says, after a few million lost brain cells, he's still smart as a whip. Not easy for a poor Irish kid to get a scholarship to the Westminster Academy (where Blair sends his children), and of course he was expelled. Here's a sample of one of my favourites:


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