|Birth name||Shane Patrick Lysaght MacGowan|
|Born||25 December 1957|
Pembury, Kent, England
|Genres||Punk rock, Celtic punk, folk punk, Celtic rock, folk rock|
|Instruments||Vocals, Guitar, harmonica, banjo, bodhrán, piano|
Shane Patrick Lysaght MacGowan (born 25 December 1957) is an Irish-British musician and singer-songwriter. He was best known as the lead singer and songwriter of Celtic punk band the Pogues. He was also a member of the Nipple Erectors and Shane MacGowan and the Popes, as well as producing his own solo material.
In the summer of 2015, MacGowan fell as he was leaving a Dublin studio, fracturing his pelvis. MacGowan has been using a wheelchair since the accident.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Gritt, Emma (16 December 2016). "Wheelchair bound Shane MacGowan shows off his new teeth as he attends charity event in Dublin". The Sun. Retrieved 23 July 2017.
- ↑ "Fears grow for wheelchair-bound punk legend". Daily Mail. 23 July 2017. Retrieved 23 July 2017.
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Media related to Shane MacGowan at Wikimedia Commons