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(YouTube)   It's Christmas Eve, so there is no better time to enjoy one of the greatest Christmas songs ever recorded. Here's The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl the Christmas classic Fairytale of New York   (youtube.com) divider line 24
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2013-12-24 08:29:54 AM
"one of the greatest Christmas songs ever recorded"

I'll have to disagree with you there, subby. I wouldn't say "one of".
 
2013-12-24 09:04:00 AM

JediKangaroo: "one of the greatest Christmas songs ever recorded"

I'll have to disagree with you there, subby. I wouldn't say "one of".


This. I didn't know Kirsty existed until after she died.
 
2013-12-24 09:51:39 AM
This one... Father Christmas by the Kinks, and the entire Charlie Brown Christmas album is required listening on Christmas Eve at my house...
 
2013-12-24 10:34:27 AM

keylock71: This one... Father Christmas by the Kinks, and the entire Charlie Brown Christmas album is required listening on Christmas Eve at my house...


I also recommend this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meU4cxhdjJI

Helps if you've seen the movie.

And FToNY is one of the best songs ever.
 
2013-12-24 11:09:50 AM
Here is a cover of The Fairy Tale of New York by No Use for a Name

It has a more upbeat tempo than the original.
 
2013-12-24 11:40:09 AM
I started tearing up before I even clicked the link.
 
2013-12-24 11:50:14 AM
One of the best songs ever written, not just Christmas songs.

I was watching my kids do their Christmas concert thing last week and I thought it would be hilarious to watch a class of kindergarteners sing this song.

/RIP Kirsty & Philip Chevron
 
2013-12-24 12:24:07 PM

JerseyTim: I was watching my kids do their Christmas concert thing last week and I thought it would be hilarious to watch a class of kindergarteners sing this song.


YES!
 
2013-12-24 12:59:07 PM
Would have been #1 except for "Two queens and a drum machine."
 
2013-12-24 02:16:06 PM
I found a very old cassette tape a few years ago that I recorded at maybe five or six years old with a fisher price cassette recorder, of my mother making and setting out dinner for me and my baby brother while this song played and she sang along. It's hard not to love this song for that alone.
 
2013-12-24 06:05:53 PM
NOPE
 
2013-12-24 08:07:30 PM

elleonheels: JediKangaroo: "one of the greatest Christmas songs ever recorded"

I'll have to disagree with you there, subby. I wouldn't say "one of".

This. I didn't know Kirsty existed until after she died.


It's been over a year since my last Kirsty MacColl YouTube marathon, so I guess I know what I'll be doing for the next hour or so.

flux: I found a very old cassette tape a few years ago that I recorded at maybe five or six years old with a fisher price cassette recorder, of my mother making and setting out dinner for me and my baby brother while this song played and she sang along. It's hard not to love this song for that alone.


Oh, man! I hope you still have it in a safe place.

Maybe tomorrow we can roll out Merry Christmas From The Family.
 
2013-12-24 08:22:19 PM
Whoa! I don't know how I had missed this BBC doc about the song: The Story of... Fairytale of New York -- The Pogues
 
2013-12-24 08:27:09 PM
^^^ Oh, shiat -- there's a brief Rickroll in part one!!!
 
2013-12-24 09:22:00 PM

DrBenway: Oh, man! I hope you still have it in a safe place.


Aye.
 
2013-12-24 09:53:06 PM

flux: DrBenway: Oh, man! I hope you still have it in a safe place.

Aye.


That is a real treat, it's great that the sound is as clean as it is. Thanks very much for letting me hear it. Cheers!
 
2013-12-25 12:00:11 AM

DrBenway: Whoa! I don't know how I had missed this BBC doc about the song: The Story of... Fairytale of New York -- The Pogues


That was an awesome documentary. Thank you for linking,
 
2013-12-25 12:18:54 AM

antidisestablishmentarianism: Here is a cover of The Fairy Tale of New York by No Use for a Name

It has a more upbeat tempo than the original.


Came here post this, leaving satisfied.

/Love the Pogues, but enjoy the hell out of that cover.
 
2013-12-25 12:42:18 AM

Three-Headed Dog: DrBenway: Whoa! I don't know how I had missed this BBC doc about the song: The Story of... Fairytale of New York -- The Pogues

That was an awesome documentary. Thank you for linking,


Sure thing. A little later, I came across a nearly hour-long Kirsty MacColl documentary, too -- something else I had not seen. All in all, a successful bit of YouTube digging.
 
2013-12-25 02:06:33 AM
And the bells were ringing out
 
2013-12-25 05:53:18 AM
There's a great documentary of the making of the song. The link goes to part 1 of 6. I just discovered this, after years of loving the song.
 
2013-12-25 09:26:54 AM

DrBenway: The Story of... Fairytale of New York -- The Pogues


that was cool. i knew very little about the song.
 
2013-12-25 04:13:39 PM

DrBenway: Whoa! I don't know how I had missed this BBC doc about the song: The Story of... Fairytale of New York -- The Pogues


Whoops. I don't know how I missed your post. Beer? Late night? The world may never know.
 
2013-12-25 09:32:32 PM
and not one picture of teeth... disappointing
 
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