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Finer, Jem

Overview
Works: 42 works in 89 publications in 1 language and 343 library holdings
Genres: Popular music  Rock music  Folk-rock music  Folk songs, English  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music 
Roles: Author, Performer, Composer, Actor
Classifications: M1745.18.P64, 782.42166
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Publications about Jem Finer
Publications by Jem Finer
Most widely held works about Jem Finer
 
Most widely held works by Jem Finer
Cortical songs by John Matthias( file )
2 editions published in 2008 in No Linguistic Content and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Musicworks ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Longplayer by Jem Finer( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Fairytale of New York : SSA/piano by Shane MacGowan( score )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 libraries worldwide
If I should fall from grace with God by Pogues (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in Undetermined and English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Longplayer by Jem Finer( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Rum, sodomy & the lash by Pogues (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 7 libraries worldwide
"**** Out of five."--Spin
Red roses for me by Pogues (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Hell's ditch by Pogues (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
in Undetermined and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The Clash's Joe Strummer, one of the influences for the Pogues, produces the band on their 1990 album Hell's Ditch. The album would also be the last to feature singer Shane MacGowan. This expanded edition includes six rare bonus tracks
Peace & love by Pogues (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
in Undetermined and English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Book of days by Psychedelic Furs (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
in Undetermined and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Pogue Mahone by Pogues (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2004 in Undetermined and English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Pogue Mahone (Gaelic for "kiss my arse") is the seventh and final studio album from lauded progressive Irish folk pioneers the Pogues. After the departure of Shane MacGowan, co-founder Spider Stacy found himself at the helm, singing and sharing songwriting duties with the rest of the group. If their post-MacGowan debut, Waiting for Herb, was a respectable attempt at recapturing the shape-shifting, genre-splitting days of classic tracks like "Fiesta," "Lorelei," and "Night Train to Lorca," Pogue Mahone is a celebration of the band's inception. Panned by critics and fans who refused to take a "Shane-less" Pogues seriously, both records are a testament to the band's enormous vault of talent. Stacy, who spent most of his career in MacGowan's shadow, rose to the occasion on Herb, offering up what must have been years of oppressed material, most of it remarkable. This time around it's the rest of the group that gets a shot at emptying their catalogs. In fact, Mahone is actually multi-instrumentalist Jem Finer and drummer Andrew Ranken's baby. For the most part they succeed in re-installing the traditional spark that made the group so electrifying in the '80s. Pub rockers like Finer's "Bright Lights" and Ranken's French rave-up "Amadie," while suffering from murky production, are rousing, raucous, and delightful, making one wonder what the public's reaction would have been had Pogue Mahone been a debut from a band nobody had ever heard of
Fairytale of New York : as recorded by The Pogues by Shane MacGowan( score )
1 edition published in 2010 in Undetermined and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Just look them straight in the eye and say--Pogue Mahone! by Pogues (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
MATTHIAS, J. / Cortical Songs (Matthias) ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Waiting for herb by Pogues (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
in Undetermined and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Original album series by Pogues (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Streams of whiskey live in Leysin, Switzerland 1991 by Pogues (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The very best of the Pogues by Pogues (Musical group)( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
There's little question that the Pogues were a seminal band, blessed with great musicians, led by Shane MacGowan, a songwriter of major vision and talent. This was apparent on their initial Stiff singles but it truly blazed on their debut, Rum Sodomy & the Lash, an album that artfully walked the razor's edge between Irish traditionalism and venomous, working-class punk. Though they became more accomplished in later albums, they never strayed from this template. What did change, however, was the group's consistency, largely because their fortunes were tied too closely to those of MacGowan. His talent burned intensely, but like a supernova, it flamed out quickly as the singer sank into an abyss of liquor and drugs. He could still turn out some great moments, but his unpredictability became a major liability for the group's very sanity and they had to let him go. Ironically, without Shane aboard, the Pogues started to drift and they only lasted through one more album before calling it a day, leaving behind a body of work that is very well summarized on The Very Best of the Pogues. This concentrates heavily on the group's first three albums, where MacGowan's writing was its sharpest and the band sounded best, but it also picks up highlights from erratic albums like Peace and Love and Hell's Ditch
The Best of the Pogues ( score )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Finer, Jeremy 1955-
Finer Jeremy Jem 1955-....
Finer, Jeremy Max 1955-
Jem Finer britischer Musiker und Songwriter
Jem Finer British musician
Jem Finer suonatore di banjo e polistrumentista britannico
Languages
English (34)
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