The Best of The Pogues

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The Best of the Pogues
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Greatest hits album by The Pogues
Released September 1991
Recorded 1984–1991
Genre Celtic punk, folk punk, Celtic rock, folk rock
Label Pogue Music Ltd
Producer Various
The Pogues chronology
Hell's Ditch
The Best of the Pogues
Essential Pogues
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Best of the Pogues is a greatest hits album by The Pogues, released in September 1991. The album was dedicated to the memory of Deborah Korner.

Track listing

  1. "Fairytale of New York" (Shane MacGowan, Jem Finer)
  2. "Sally MacLennane" (MacGowan)
  3. "Dirty Old Town" (Ewan MacColl)
  4. "The Irish Rover" (Traditional, arr. The Pogues & The Dubliners)
  5. "A Pair of Brown Eyes" (MacGowan)
  6. "Streams of Whiskey" (MacGowan)
  7. "Rainy Night in Soho" (MacGowan)
  8. "Fiesta" (MacGowan, Finer, Kotscher, Lindt)
  9. "Rain Street" (MacGowan)
  10. "Misty Morning, Albert Bridge" (Finer)
  11. "White City" (MacGowan)
  12. "Thousands Are Sailing" (Phil Chevron)
  13. "The Broad Majestic Shannon" (MacGowan)
  14. "The Body of an American" (MacGowan)


Other musicians

Certifications and sales

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
France (SNEP)[2] Gold 400,000[3]*



  1. ^ The Best of The Pogues - The Pogues | AllMusic
  2. ^ "French album certifications – the Pogues – If I Should Fall from Grace with God" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique.
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