Shane MacGowan

St Patrick’s Day postscript: the people’s choice for our imaginary CD

Two things seemed inevitable when Salut! Live posted its fantasy compilation of Irish music to mark St Paddy’s Day. We’d be rebuked for at least one of our chosen tracks and told in no uncertain terms what we had overlooked.... Read more →

A ‘Fairytale’ ending for Shane MacGowan

Continuing our series of small Salut! Live Christmas treats, today’s contribution manages to combine another tribute to Shane MacGowan with another version of ‘Fairytale of New York’ — played by some of the many Irish musicians at his packed funeral... Read more →