This song came out in 1987, but I've only been aware of it a few years now.
Not sure if I liked it the first time I heard it, but it's now one of my favorite holiday season songs.
I read that this is like THE holiday song over in the UK, the most played Christmas song of the 21st century.
Controversial for some of its lyrics, but also brilliantly raw and honest.
The Pogues featuring Kirsty MacColl
"Fairytale of New York"
Barry Gibb, a co-founder – and last surviving member – of the Bee Gees, is releasing a new CD on January 8, Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers Songbook, Vol. 1. Keith Urban, Sheryl Crow, Miranda Lambert, Alison Krauss, Olivia Newton-John, Little Big Town and other artists join Barry in duets of Bee Gees songs. Here are Barry and Dolly Parton singing the Bee Gees' 1968 hit Words: