Shane and his girlfriend Victoria Clarke had the idea, Shane’s friend Gerry O’Boyle helped pull it together, and one week later a bunch of pals were recording in a rigged up headquarters in the back of The Boogaloo, Highgate, London.
Great song and all proceeds go to Haiti relief via Concern, an international humanitarian organisation originally started by Kay and John O’Loughlin Kennedy back in March 1968 and operating in Haiti for the last 15 years.
The ladies, the gents, and the ruffians…!
Shane MacGowan – vocals
Nick Cave (The Bad Seeds) – vocals
Johnny Depp – guitar
Eliza Doolittle – vocals
Terry Edwards (The Scapegoats) – sax
Carwyn Ellis – Hammond organ and piano
Paloma Faith – vocals
Bobby Gillespie (Primal Scream) – vocals
Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders) – vocals
Mick Jones (The Clash) – fire hydrant!
Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols) – vocals
Cait O’Riordan (Pogues collaborator) – bass
Rob Walbourne – drums
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Good on the lads and lasses for doing it for Haiti.