Rum Sodomy & The Lash (studio album) by The Pogues

Rum Sodomy & The Lash
Rum Sodomy & The Lash by The Pogues
Year: 1985
Overall rank: 703rd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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79/100 (from 323 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1985 (12th)
Award Top albums of the 1980s (107th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (703rd)
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85/100
From 08/18/2020 17:25
Shane McGowan at his best, mostly coherent and a great selection of songs New and old, well produced by Elvis Costello I think I recall. Stand outs, dirty old town, pair of brown eyes.
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From 07/22/2019 15:21
Favorite Tracks:The Sick Bed Of Cuchulainn, A Pair Of Brown Eyes, Billy's Bones, The Band Played Waltzing Matilda
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From 02/23/2019 17:33
What a great album - only just getting to it. I loved their Fairytale of NY (and think its the best Xmas tune) but never really listened to them. But there are a number of great tunes here culminating in the superb "The Band Played Waltzing Matilda" - great storyline.
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75/100
From 11/30/2018 16:15
Where did Pistol For Paddy Garcia go?
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80/100
From 02/11/2018 21:56
In questo album i Pogues estraggono almeno un paio di gioielli assoluti ( "A pair of brown eyes" e "Dirty old town" ) ed in generale raggiungono il perfetto equilibrio tra sgangherata forma e corposa sostanza.
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From 10/02/2017 12:06
Best folk album I know (granted, I don't know many)..
Faves: Sally MacLennane, Dirty Old Town.
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From 06/22/2016 19:28
The Pogues best album. Shane McGowan is on top form. It's not brilliant, and is a little inconsistent, but at it's best it's fantastic. Some great songs, especially, sick bed of Cuchulain, a pair of Brown eyes, and the utterly amazing, the old main drag, my favourite Pogues song. The Gallipoli inspired, and the band played waltzing Matilda, is a great way to close a very good album.
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75/100
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From 09/19/2015 03:03
Drink along and cry in your beer for a sometimes-very-sad and beautifully tragic world, the way Shane MacGowan sees it. One of the best albums ever, some of the best songs ever written.
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From 10/28/2014 09:42
The greatest drinking album ever. That's what it's for. Some wonderful songs that have become part of Irelands Heritage. Also a nice Australian folk song as the final track .
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