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Shane's teeth

Pogues on a Tuesday Morning. (also check out the article this links to, Shane finally went and bought himself some teeth!

The Go Betweens

Lindy Morrison of The Go-Betweens refuses to be seen as the "girlfriend"

Silje Nergaard - Every Time We Say Goodbye - YouTube

Silje Nergaard - Every Time We Say Goodbye

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Dedicated to Marilyn Manson & Placebo

Blixa Bargeld talks to us about his Desertshore vocal. Picture by Thomas Rabsch

Ronnie Drew, Shane MacGowan

Shane McGowan of The Pogues with the late Ronnie Drew of The Dubliners

Shane McGowan at Gaz’s Rockin’ blues in Soho, central London, January photographed by Justin Thomas.

The fiddle, an integral part of Irish and Celtic music throughout history, will be featured in our Classic Celtic album, out TOMORROW! http://www.folkways.si.edu/classic-celtic-music-from-folkways/album/smithsonian

Picture of an Appalachia Man playing his Fiddle. Fiddle is a instrument used on Appalachia music. It is very similar to a violin the main difference is the way that the musician plays it. It is a strong symbol of the Appalachian music and culture.