the most beautiful Christmas song: Fairytale of New York

What: The epic 1987 Christmas duet “Fairytale of New York” by the band The Pogues and singer Kirsty MacColl: Why: The Pogues were led by not-conventionally-handsome Shane MacGowan, an unlikely hero of a Christmas carol. When the Pogues’ bassist, future ex-Mrs.-Elvis-Costello Caitlin O’Riordan, quit prior to the recording of the band’s classic album If I […]