500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

The Pogues, 'Rum Sodomy and The Lash'
440/500

440. The Pogues, 'Rum Sodomy and The Lash'

MCA, 1985

With a voice like an ashtray, Shane MacGowan led this fabulous disaster of an Irish folk-punk band. Produced by Elvis Costello (who married bassist Cait O'Riordan), Rum careens between the maudlin and the explosive.

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