A blast from the past, The Pogues: the BBC sessions 1984–1986 (Live)

“There’s leechers up in Whitehall,And queers in the GLC,And when we’ve done those bastards in,We’ll storm the BBC!” Thus screeched the infamous Shane McGowan on ‘Transmetropolitan’, the raucous opening to The Pogues’ debut album Red Roses For Me. It is through no accident that McGowan chooses to tar the BBC with the same brush as […]