Episode 87

December 26, 2019

01:17:49

TMP87 Spider Stacy Spins A Tale

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Manny Chevrolet René Coman
TMP87 Spider Stacy Spins A Tale
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Show Notes

The Pogues cofounding tin whistle player discusses the legendary Anglo-Irish folk punk band’s formation and long career as well as his residence in New Orleans and collaborations with the Lost Bayou Ramblers. With Spider’s background, it’s no surprise he fits right in with the Troubled Men. Topics include infrastructure failure, a misunderstanding, gender-reveal disasters, The Joker, garbage popcorn, an advertisement, filming “Straight to Hell” with Alex Cox in Spain, Joe Strummer stories, the English punk scene, Shane MacGowan, a fanzine, a first meeting, early bands, a first gig, a soldier story, the tin whistle, the New Republicans, Poguetry, Cait O’Riordan, a shoutout, folk-punk commonalities, Shane’s departure, Ulcer/Ulster Says No, the Sweet and Low Orchestra, La Bamba, Fairytale of New York, the Sunset Marquis, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, Seinfeld, hands, boxing, a tribute, Sinéad O’Connor, a leather jacket, and much more. Support the podcast [here](https://www.paypal.me/troubledmenpodcast). Subscribe, review, and rate on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or any podcast aggregator. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Intro music: Styler/Coman Outro music: “If I Should Fall from Grace with God” by the Pogues

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