Bono with Johnny Depp perform 'Rainy Night in Soho' for Shane McGowan on his 60th birthday.

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A magical Irish night. Sometimes its nice to be Irish just for one night. Shane has created such beautiful compositions, a fusion of uniquely Irish punk.
This was performed on Monday 16th Jan 2018 at The National Concert Hall, Dublin.

On Stage were...Jesse Malin, who got us all on our feet, Nick Cave who sang Summer in Siam, Bobby Gillespie of Primal Scream gave us A Pair of Brown Eyes.
Glen Hansard joined Lisa O'Neill in Fairytale of New York.
Camille O’Sullivan has great fun singing The Sickbed of Cuchulainn .
Johnny Depp on Bass guitar, Cerys Matthews sang The Broad Majestic Shannon.
Carl Barat of The Libertines.
Lisa O'Neill and Terry Woods sang The Streets of Sorrow.
Finbar Furey, whenyoung, Glen Matlock of The Sex Pistols, Clem Burke of Blondie, Steve Wickham from the Waterboys, Sharon Shannon, Cáit O'Riordan, Spider Stacy, Bono sang 'A Rainy Day in Soho.
“This is for all those people who said Shane wouldn’t see 30,” says Damien Dempsey, starting a singalong to Bottle of Smoke.
Sinead O'Connor floored us with You're the One.
McGowan himself gave a rousing version of Wild Mountain Thyme.

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