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Christmas Chart Toppers: Part 3

DJ Ciaran O’Connor tells us the story behind some of the biggest Christmas songs

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15.25 3 Dec 2021


Christmas Chart Toppers: Part 3


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15.25 3 Dec 2021


Did you know every festive hit has a history? Andrea chats to DJ Ciaran O’Connor, who tells us the story behind some of the biggest Christmas songs. Today, we look at the story behind Mariah Carey's 'All I want for Christmas' and 'Fairytale of New York' by the Pogues & Kirsty MacColl.

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