Merry Christmas, everybody

The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl, Fairytale of New York. Christmas dreams, shattered and otherwise. Grubby lyrics and soaring music. Tenderness and hope – which, after all, is what Christmas is all about.

Merry Christmas. And a tip of the tuque to Walt Kelly, who loved Christmas.

One thought on “Merry Christmas, everybody

  1. mickleblog December 25, 2018 / 6:27 am

    Well done, Doctor….maybe next year for the Three Stooges’ All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth

    Kristy MacColl, such a tragic end to her life…while Shawn MacGowan survives….


    I’m old enough to remember when the Globe carried Pogo and all the swamp denizens gathered together to sing Boston Charlie…right in the comic strip.

    An annual tradition, I believe n..

    What a genius Walt Kelly was…

    Joyeux Noel!

    Sent from my iPhone



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