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Thread #172910   Message #4192677
Posted By: Rain Dog
01-Dec-23 - 05:19 AM
Thread Name: Obit: Pogues member Shane MacGowan (1957-2023)
Subject: RE: Obit: Shane MacGowan (1957-2023) of the Pogues
keberoxu posted

"It was mostly over for him, though, when
he was confined to a wheelchair due to a fractured pelvis;
when he couldn't walk, life wasn't worth living."

That comment surprised me when I read it yesterday. It was not the impression I got from numerous articles and interviews over the years.

Interesting article in The Guardian today by Simon Hattenstone, recalling the time he interviewed MacGowan last year.

Whether in song or in silence, Shane MacGowan exuded the very essence of life