Pogues Singer Shane MacGowan Dead at 65

3 months ago
Pogues Singer , Shane MacGowan , Dead at 65.
BBC reports that a spokesperson for
MacGowan confirmed that the artist , "died peacefully at 3:30am this morning
with his wife and sister by his side.".
Prayers and the last rites
were read during his passing, Shane MacGowan spokesperson, via BBC.
BBC reports that the news comes after MacGowan revealed that he had been diagnosed with encephalitis
last year and was recently admitted to the hospital. .
BBC reports that the news comes after MacGowan revealed that he had been diagnosed with encephalitis
last year and was recently admitted to the hospital. .
The singer and songwriter, who had a well-documented
struggle with drugs and alcohol, had reportedly
been in poor health for some time. .
The singer and songwriter, who had a well-documented
struggle with drugs and alcohol, had reportedly
been in poor health for some time. .
Victoria Mary Clarke, MacGowan's wife,
wrote on Instagram that her husband , "meant the world to me.".
I don't know how to say this
so I am just going to say it.
Shane... has gone to be with
Jesus and Mary and his
beautiful mother Therese, Victoria Mary Clarke, Wife of Shane MacGowan, via BBC.
Clarke wrote that MacGowan , "will always be the light that I hold before me and the
measure of my dreams and the love of my life and the most
beautiful soul and beautiful angel and the sun and the
moon and the start and end of everything that I hold dear.".
Clarke wrote that MacGowan , "will always be the light that I hold before me and the
measure of my dreams and the love of my life and the most
beautiful soul and beautiful angel and the sun and the
moon and the start and end of everything that I hold dear.".
MacGowan led The Pogues
from 1982 until the band
broke up in 2014.
His 1988 collaboration with Kirsty MacColl, "Fairytale
of New York," reached number two on the U.K. charts
and continues to be a cherished Christmas song.
His 1988 collaboration with Kirsty MacColl, "Fairytale
of New York," reached number two on the U.K. charts
and continues to be a cherished Christmas song.
In 2018, he was honored with a lifetime
achievement award at his 60th birthday
celebration held at Dublin's National Concert Hall. .
In 2018, he was honored with a lifetime
achievement award at his 60th birthday
celebration held at Dublin's National Concert Hall.

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