Holiday Music - page 4

by amoLucia 4,415 Views | 52 Comments

There's a current thread re favorite Christmas movies. I'd like to ask what's your favorite Christmas song. I like 'Baby, please come home for Christmas'. Sung in the 1960s by Darlene Love of the Phil Spector girl groups.... Read More


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    My favorite Chanukah song:

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    A silly Chanukah song:

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    I wish the people in the ad on the side of the screen would come decorate my home
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    Am loving this thread and the other thread on AN re holiday movies!!! Also really like Karen Carpenter and 'What are you doing New Year's Eve'. Can't think of any other New Years songs.
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    "Tonight we're gonna party like it's 1999!"?
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    Anything from Jewel or Nat King Cole is awesome. Those two CDs have been in my car since *ahem* September.
    As the resident Elvis fanatic, I have to throw some of the King out here, and can't promise that this will be the only song I post on here. I LOVE Christmas music.

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    I'm a fan of Evis' Christmas music also, and his gospel recordings. It's the only gospel recordings in my colection. I believe he only won Grammy Awards for his gospel music.

    Elvis was one of those artists who had/have "the gift". And his Christmas music shares that gift.
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    Quote from amoLucia
    I'm a fan of Evis' Christmas music also, and his gospel recordings. It's the only gospel recordings in my colection. I believe he only won Grammy Awards for his gospel music.
    You are correct; his gospel music was all that ever won him a Grammy. Hard to believe, considering he made so much! (And I agree with you about 'the gift'. It's hard to describe, but he had it.)

    I was looking for a different song and happened upon this version of 'O Come All Ye Faithful', that Elvis arranged himself. Enjoy!
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    Patsy Cline had "the gift". Barbra Streisand has it, as does Susan Boyle. I think I read somewhere that Streisand's Christmas album is in the top all-time Christmas albums. She sang it in the 1960's and it still sells yearly.
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    Gene Autry

    A little Story from North MS:

    When Elvis was a boy, his grandfather took him to the hardware store to get his first .22 Rifle (MS Tradition) That's when he saw the guitar, and got it instead. Imagine if he didn't, there would be no (clearing throat...) "Bah-looooooooo Christmas, without you.."

    His father was in prison for "False Pretense" because he had sold a hog for $2 dollars, and he changed the check to $20. They said he was a "liked" guy, but was begrudging the "cheap" man who bought it.

    Went to a Chain Gang Camp.

    Elvis, coming from a white-and-black poor housing project in the Mid 1900s Segregated Tupelo, Mississippi, gave him the mix of African American Blues, Jazzy Notes, and Rhythm most of us white folks lack
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