List of songs recorded by the Pogues

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This is a list of songs recorded by The Pogues, an Anglo-Irish Celtic punk band. Most of the songs were composed by band members, especially lead singer Shane MacGowan, though the band's repertoire also includes renditions of folk songs from around the world, and especially from Ireland.

Songs[edit]

Song Composer Album Time Year Notes Ref.
"5 Green Queens and Jean" Jem Finer
Shane MacGowan
Hell's Ditch 2:35 1990 [1]
"Amadie" Andrew Ranken Pogue Mahone 1:54 1996 [2]
"And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda" Eric Bogle Rum Sodomy & the Lash 8:10 1985 [3]
"Anniversary" Finer Pogue Mahone 4:05 1996 [2]
"The Auld Triangle" Brendan Behan
Dominic Behan
Red Roses for Me 4:20 1984 Originally composed for Brendan Behan's The Quare Fellow [4]
"The Battle of Brisbane" MacGowan Red Roses for Me 1:49 1984 Instrumental [4]
"Billy's Bones" MacGowan Rum Sodomy & the Lash 2:02 1985 [3]
"Big City" Darryl Hunt Waiting for Herb 2:41 1993 [5]
"Blue Heaven" Phil Chevron
Hunt
Peace and Love 3:36 1989 [6]
"Boat Train" MacGowan Peace and Love 2:40 1989 [6]
"The Body of an American" MacGowan Poguetry in Motion 3:05 1986 [7]
"Bottle of Smoke" Finer
MacGowan
If I Should Fall from Grace with God 2:47 1988 [8]
"Boys from the County Hell" MacGowan Red Roses for Me 2:56 1984 [4]
"Bright Lights" Finer Pogue Mahone 2:32 1996 [2]
"The Broad Majestic Shannon" MacGowan If I Should Fall from Grace with God 2:55 1988 [8]
"Cotton Fields" MacGowan Peace and Love 2:51 1989 [6]
"Dark Streets of London" MacGowan Red Roses for Me 3:33 1984 [4]
"Dingle Regatta" MacGowan Red Roses for Me 2:52 1984 Instrumental [4]
"Dirty Old Town" Ewan MacColl Rum Sodomy & the Lash 3:45 1985 [3]
"Down All the Days" MacGowan Peace and Love 3:45 1989 [6]
"Down in the Ground Where the Dead Men Go" MacGowan Red Roses for Me 3:30 1984 [4]
"Drunken Boat" James Fearnley Waiting for Herb 6:38 1993 Partially adapted from "Le Bateau ivre" [5][9]
"Fairytale of New York" Finer
MacGowan
If I Should Fall from Grace with God 4:36 1988 Featuring Kirsty MacColl [8]
"Fiesta" Finer
MacGowan
If I Should Fall from Grace with God 4:13 1988 [8]
"Four O'Clock in the Morning" Ranken Pogue Mahone 3:14 1996 [2]
"Gartloney Rats" Terry Woods Peace and Love 2:32 1989 [6]
"The Gentleman Soldier" Traditional Rum Sodomy & the Lash 2:04 1985 [3]
"The Ghost of a Smile" MacGowan Hell's Ditch 2:58 1990 [1]
"Girl from the Wadi Hammamat" Finer
Ranken
Waiting for Herb 4:53 1993 [5]
"Greenland Whale Fisheries" Traditional Red Roses for Me 2:36 1984 [4]
"Gridlock" Finer
Ranken
Peace and Love 3:33 1989 Instrumental [6]
"Haunted" Sid and Nancy soundtrack Waiting for Herb 1986 [5]
"Haunting" Woods Waiting for Herb 4:04 1993 [5]
"Hell's Ditch" Finer
MacGowan
Hell's Ditch 3:03 1990 [1]
"Honky Tonk Women" Mick Jagger
Keith Richards
"Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah" B-side 2:55 1990
"How Come" Ronnie Lane
Kevin Westlake
Pogue Mahone 2:50 1996 [2]
"House of the Gods" MacGowan Hell's Ditch 3:46 1990 [1]
"If I Should Fall from Grace with God" MacGowan If I Should Fall from Grace with God 2:20 1988 [8]
"I'm a Man You Don't Meet Every Day" Traditional Rum Sodomy & the Lash 2:55 1985 [3]
"The Irish Rover" Traditional Single 3:39 1987 Collaboration with The Dubliners
"Jack's Heroes" Spider Stacy "Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah" B-side 3:05 1990 Collaboration with the Dubliners in support of the Irish national football team
"Jesse James" Traditional Rum Sodomy & the Lash 2:58 1985 [3]
"Kitty" Traditional Red Roses for Me 4:23 1984 [4]
"The Limerick Rake" Traditional "Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah" B-side 3:10 1990
"Living in a World Without Her" Hunt
James McNally
Pogue Mahone 3:20 1996 [2]
"London Girl" MacGowan Poguetry in Motion 3:05 1986 [7]
"London You're a Lady" MacGowan Peace and Love 2:56 1989 [6]
"Lorca's Novena" Finer
MacGowan
Hell's Ditch 4:40 1990 [1]
"Lorelei" Chevron Peace and Love 3:33 1989 [6]
"Love You 'Till the End" Hunt Pogue Mahone 4:35 1996 [2]
"Lullaby of London" MacGowan If I Should Fall from Grace with God 3:32 1988 [8]
"Maggie May" Martin Quittenton
Rod Stewart
"Maidrin Rua" Traditional Hell's Ditch 1:47 1990 Instrumental [1]
"Medley: The Recruiting Sergeant/
The Rocky Road to Dublin/The Galway Races"
Traditional If I Should Fall from Grace with God 4:03 1988 [8]
"Metropolis" Finer If I Should Fall from Grace with God 2:50 1988 Instrumental [8]
"Misty Morning, Albert Bridge" Finer Peace and Love 3:01 1989 [6]
"Modern World" Hunt Waiting for Herb 3:55 1993 [5]
"Mountain Dew" Edward Harrigan 2:19 Collaboration with the Dubliners
"My Baby's Gone" Finer
Ranken
Waiting for Herb 2:24 1993 [5]
"Navigator" Philip Gaston Rum Sodomy & the Lash 4:12 1985 [3]
"Night Train to Lorca" Finer Peace and Love 3:29 1989 [6]
"The Old Main Drag" MacGowan Rum Sodomy & the Lash 3:19 1985 [3]
"Once Upon a Time" Finer Waiting for Herb 3:55 1993 [5]
"Oretown" Finer Pogue Mahone 3:50 1996 [2]
"Pachinko" Finer Waiting for Herb 3:09 1993 [5]
"A Pair of Brown Eyes" MacGowan Rum Sodomy & the Lash 4:54 1985 [3]
"The Parting Glass" Traditional Single 2:14 1985 [3]
"Planxty Noel Hill" Finer Poguetry in Motion 3:12 1986 Instrumental [7]
"Pont Mirabeau" Finer Pogue Mahone 3:31 1996 Partially adapted from the poem of the same name by Guillaume Apollinaire [2][10]
"Poor Paddy" Traditional Red Roses for Me 3:09 1984 [4]
"Rain Street" MacGowan Hell's Ditch 4:00 1990 [1]
"Rainbow Man" Woods Hell's Ditch 2:46 1990 [1]
"Rainy Night in Soho" MacGowan Poguetry in Motion 5:36 1986 [7]
"Sally MacLennane" MacGowan Rum Sodomy & the Lash 2:43 1985 [3]
"Sayonara" MacGowan Hell's Ditch 3:07 1990 [1]
"Sea Shanty" MacGowan Red Roses for Me 2:24 1984 [4]
"The Sick Bed of Cúchulainn" MacGowan Rum Sodomy & the Lash 2:59 1985 [3]
"Sit Down by the Fire" MacGowan If I Should Fall from Grace with God 2:18 1988 [8]
"Sitting on Top of the World" Fearnley
Finer
Woods
Waiting for Herb 3:37 1993 [5]
"Six to Go" Woods Hell's Ditch 2:58 1990 [1]
"Small Hours" Finer Waiting for Herb 4:31 1993 [5]
"Smell of Petroleum" Finer Waiting for Herb 3:13 1993 [5]
"South Australia" Traditional Waiting for Herb 3:27 1993 [8]
"Streams of Whiskey" MacGowan Red Roses for Me 2:23 1984 [4]
"Streets of Sorrow/Birmingham Six" MacGowan
Woods
If I Should Fall from Grace with God 4:39 1988 [8]
"Summer in Siam" MacGowan Hell's Ditch 4:06 1990 [1]
"The Sun and the Moon" James Clarke
Stacy
Pogue Mahone 3:21 1996 [2]
"Sunny Side of the Street" Finer
MacGowan
Hell's Ditch 2:44 1990 [1]
"Thousands Are Sailing" Chevron If I Should Fall from Grace with God 5:28 1988 [8]
"Tombstone" Finer Peace and Love 2:57 1989 [6]
"Tosspint" Finer Pogue Mahone 3:31 1996 [2]
"Transmetropolitan" MacGowan Red Roses for Me 4:15 1984 [4]
"Tuesday Morning" Stacy Waiting for Herb 3:30 1993 [5]
"Turkish Song of the Damned" Finer
MacGowan
If I Should Fall from Grace with God 3:27 1988 [8]
"USA" MacGowan Peace and Love 4:52 1989 [6]
"The Wake of the Medusa" Finer Hell's Ditch 3:04 1990 [1]
"Waxie's Dargle" Traditional Red Roses for Me 1:53 1984 [4]
"When the Ship Comes In" Bob Dylan Pogue Mahone 3:13 1996 [2]
"Where the Love's Been Gone" Ranken
Steven Skull
Pogue Mahone 3:50 1996 [2]
"White City" MacGowan Peace and Love 2:31 1989 [6]
"Wild Cats of Kilkenny" Finer
MacGowan
Rum Sodomy & the Lash 2:48 1985 Instrumental [3]
"Worms" Traditional If I Should Fall from Grace with God 1:01 1988 [8]
"Smell of Petroleum" Finer Waiting for Herb 3:13 1993 [5]
"Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah" MacGowan Single 3:16 1988 [6]

References[edit]

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  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Red Roses for Me - The Pogues". AllMusic. Retrieved 10 August 2013. 
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  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Peace and Love - The Pogues". AllMusic. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 
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  9. ^ Moran, Fran (19 January 2001). "Waiting for Herb". The Parting Glass: An Annotated Pogues Lyrics Page. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  10. ^ Moran, Fran (5 August 2000). "Pogue Mahone". The Parting Glass: An Annotated Pogues Lyrics Page. Retrieved 20 August 2013.