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David Byrne's Holiday Playlist Includes the Pogues, James Brown...and HimselfByrne appeared on NPR's 'Fresh Air' to break down several of his favorite holiday songs.
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Lights On: The Greatest Christmas Songs (Since 1980)Had enough Andy Williams and Bing Crosby? Here are the greatest Christmas songs of the modern era, from Mariah to Tyler and Fall Out Boy,
'Fairytale of New York,' the Classic Holiday Single by the Pogues Featuring Kirsty MacColl, Receives New 7" Vinyl Charity ReleaseThe single, twice a UK top-5 hit, makes a major bid to be a Christmas No. 1 in the wake of Shane MacGowan's passing.
Watch LCD Soundsystem’s Emotional Tribute to Shane MacGowanJames Murphy’s band played an impassioned version of “Fairytale of New York” at the final show of their New York residency.
U2 Expand Las Vegas Sphere Residency in 2024, Pay Tribute to the Pogues' Shane MacGowanThe group performed the Pogues' 'Rainy Night in Soho' at the Sphere in Las Vegas on Dec. 1
The Pogues' 'Fairytale of New York' Getting the Fan Push for UK Christmas Number 1With the passing of Shane MacGowan on Nov. 30, fans are taking to social media in an effort to make the beloved staple a chart topper.
Q: The Music for the Weekend (December 1, 2023)In this week's playlist, we open and close with the Pogues, and in between there's everything from Harry Styles to Killing Joke.
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Q List: Shane MacGowan's Greatest SongsThe late Pogues frontman penned some of the most memorable songs of the last half century.
R.I.P. Shane MacGowan: Songwriter and Longtime Frontman for the Pogues, Dead at 65The hard-living singer-songwriter composed such classic songs as "Fairytale of New York," "If I Should Fall From Grace With God," and "A Pair of Brown Eyes."
Q: The Music for the Weekend (November 24, 2023)In this week's playlist, the Rolling Stones and the Lightning Seeds share space with Andre 3000, Johnny Cash, and the Jasmine Minks
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The Pogues Featuring Kirsty MacColl – Fairytale Of New YorkA Christmas Eve carol for modern times