A Pair of A Pair of Brown Eyes
Shane MacGowan is an ugly man. I can barely stand to look at pictures of him. And some might say his voice is an aquired taste. But the songs he writes are gorgeous, and I could listen to him sing them for hours. In fact, on a thousand-mile cross-country trip in 1989, I listened to nothing but Rum, Sodomy & The Lash, a perfect album which contains one of my favorite songs by anyone. Here it is, along with an equally lovely cover by Peter Case.