James Fearnley

JamesFearnleyJames is the accordion player and a founding member of The Pogues, the cult band that injected the fury of punk into Irish folk music. James’s memoir Here Comes Everybody, published by Faber & Faber, charts the highs and many lows of being in a band with Shane MacGowan. It’s beautifully written and is a vivid portrait of the 1980s post punk music scene. The book received rave reviews on publication.