Sunday is my days for videos but I have not yet commented on the end of "The Wire." Those of you have seen it know how good it was. In last Sunday's finale, the rogue Jimmy McNulty was forced into resigning from the force and thus attended his own Baltimore Police Department wake - a tradition shown earlier in the series in which (actual) deceased cops are laid out on a pool table at Kavanaugh's, an Irish cop bar. Be careful - there is graphic language.
The song, we know from earlier episodes, is a tradition at these functions. It is "Body of an American" by the Pogues. Here's the full version: