Lead vocalist Shane MacGowan of the Irish Celtic band The Pogues performs at a sold out Orpheum Theater in Boston, Tuesday, March 14, 2006.

Video. 'Fairytale of New York' singer Shane MacGowan dies aged 65

The charismatic folk hero and frontman of The Pogues will always be remembered for his bittersweet Christmas classic "Fairytale Of New York", featuring the late Kirsty MacColl.