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Old 12-19-2012, 05:50 PM
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The Christmas Shoes
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:05 PM
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It's not really Christmas until I hear Santa Claus and his Old Lady
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:27 PM
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Another White Christmas, Bob & Tom

A Jew on Christmas, South Park

A Jew on Christmas with extra lyrics

Mixed Nuts, Dr. John
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:38 PM
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It's Christmas Time (MP3)

Don't know who the singer is, but this is a wonderful song, and I'm pretty sure the drums are from the Alesis SR-1, played by one of the programmers!
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:42 PM
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I do a radio show every other week on a local college public station. The show is called "The Hep Imp Show" and can be heard here live at WTJU.net.Tonight is my annual Christmas music show and I will be playing many strange Christmas covers. Give the show a listen live at 1am Eastern time tonight, or anytime during the next two weeks on the tape vault stream.

This Christmas show is my absolute favorite show to do each year.
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:02 PM
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It's not really Christmas until I hear Santa Claus and his Old Lady


Oakminster, thank you. I'm not really computer literate enough for those type of attachments.
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Old 12-19-2012, 09:27 PM
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The Sound of Silence.

Well, okay, maybe some of the newer ones such as Jingle Bell Rock. Shopping centers in Thailand have gotten better too. Used to you'd be inundated with Frosty the Snowman and All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth NON-STOP at this time of year, because they thought that's what Western shoppers wanted. They've gotten a little more sophisticated in recent years.

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Old 12-19-2012, 10:36 PM
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Old 12-19-2012, 11:44 PM
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The Christians and the Pagans - Dar Williams

Belleau Wood - Garth Brooks

City of Silver Dreams - Sugarland

The Cowboy's Christmas Ball - The Killers

Also, Carol of the Bells, Adeste Fidelis, The Wexford Carol, and We Three Kings.


I usually love The Night Santa Went Crazy by Weird Al. But it's about Santa going on a shooting rampage in the toy factory and this particular Christmas I find myself not in the mood.
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Old 12-20-2012, 03:34 AM
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A lot of my favs have been mentioned and I've found some new favorites as well. (thanks)

OK this song is pure schmaltz but here is another TSO song Old City Bar.
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Old 12-20-2012, 04:00 AM
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I really like Stille, Stille, Stille, by the Vienna Boys' Choir. Can't find it on YouTube.
http://youtu.be/_ZGUofVnyak

This is actually "Stille Nacht."
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Old 12-20-2012, 05:17 AM
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"Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silent"
I've also performed this as a solo on Communion Sunday, regardless of the season. Even did it a capella once. I love the chant-like melody of the song.

Another one of my favorites, which I forgot to mention earlier, is "Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella".
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Old 12-20-2012, 01:08 PM
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This Christmas by Donny Hathaway...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSBvJG2yLJQ

Back Door Santa.. Clarence Carter.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0NoalRsk5w
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Old 12-20-2012, 02:18 PM
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Gary Hoey - Carol of the Bells
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:16 PM
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Used to you'd be inundated with Frosty the Snowman and All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth NON-STOP at this time of year, because they thought that's what Western shoppers wanted. They've gotten a little more sophisticated in recent years.
At least it's not Grandma getting run over on an endless loop. My SO would do that if I'd let her.
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Old 12-20-2012, 10:34 PM
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I like In The Bleak Midwinter. I always look up Alison Crowe's version this time of year.
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Old 12-21-2012, 12:50 PM
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The Dixie Chicks with Rosie O'Donnell recorded a song titled, "Merry Christmas from the Family".

Call me a sentimentalist but the opening line is so evocative of my childhood, that it brings a tear to my eye . . .

Mom got drunk and Dad got got drunk
At our Christmas Party . . .

Ah, nostalgia!

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1nqMG3swOc

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Old 12-21-2012, 01:25 PM
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^^^ That song is also done by country duo Montgomery Gentry which is actually the only copy of the song that I have ever heard. I had no idea that it was done by anyone else.

God bless you and Montgomery Gentry always!!!

Holly
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Old 12-21-2012, 01:29 PM
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Another vote for Annie Lennox's God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen.
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Old 12-21-2012, 01:53 PM
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"Silent Night" sung by David Sedaris as Billie Holiday. Lady Dave, if you will.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2FXsCo9qTw
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Old 12-21-2012, 10:00 PM
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My new favourite,

The season is upon us by the Dropkick Murphy's

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTx-sdR6Yzk
You stole my answer.

However, I'm also partial to A Patrick Swayze Christmas.

I really hate 99% of any "traditional" Christmas songs.

Seriously, they're all terrible. How does anyone like them? At least in this thread most of you are posting something other than traditional songs.
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Old 12-21-2012, 10:18 PM
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My absolute favorite is Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home.)

But I am the ONE person who loves Wonderful Christmastime. The production and synth sounds in that song warm my heart.
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Old 12-21-2012, 10:37 PM
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Oooo!! Great thread and a good excuse for me to post this:

Wexford Carol with Alison Krauss and YoYo Ma

Cristina Pato on bagpipes. All done in one take, this is a perfect little jewel.
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Old 12-22-2012, 03:54 AM
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^^^ To me, no other female singer is better than Alison!

God bless you and her always!!!

Holly (a fan of her since 1994)
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Old 12-22-2012, 04:12 AM
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"White Christmas": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pgs7eqsxPY8
"Silent Night" (auf Deutsch): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUb8ySdERKs
"Silver Bells" (can't believe I didn't hear this one until my teacher started playing it a few weeks ago!): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stEjTFMb940
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Old 12-22-2012, 11:39 AM
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^^^ To me, no other female singer is better than Alison!

God bless you and her always!!!

Holly (a fan of her since 1994)
Thank you and ITA! She could sing the Chicago phone directory front to back including yellow pages and it would be enchanting. She just keeps getting better and teaming up with other giants too. And so frickin pretty!


http://www.last.fm/music/Alison+Krauss
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Old 12-22-2012, 01:33 PM
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^^^ May she get her 28th Grammy award in February!

God bless you and her always!!!

Holly

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Old 12-22-2012, 04:38 PM
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Seconded. It sums up the mixture of joy and cynicism with which I greet each festive season as I get older.

The Christmas we get we deserve. Indeed.
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Old 12-24-2012, 03:47 PM
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Some more fun songs:
Mistress for Chrismas - AC / DC
Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight) - The Ramones
Christmas In Hollis - Run DMC
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Old 12-24-2012, 03:54 PM
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Almost forgot:
Beethoven Symphony No. 9 IV "Ode To Joy", otherwise known as "The Theme from Die Hard".
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Old 12-24-2012, 05:10 PM
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O Come All Ye Faithful, particularly this arrangement by Celtic Woman (prepare to have your socks blown off OMG the harmonies!!)

The Christmas Shoes song makes me STABBY! Stabby, I say! Kid, Jesus ain't gonna care what kinda shoes your mom is wearing when He takes her 'cross the River Jordan! Quit scamming!
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Old 12-24-2012, 07:05 PM
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The Carol of the Bells
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:14 PM
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Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight) - The Ramones
I forgot about that one.
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:43 PM
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I love so many it's hard to pick. I always like Good King Wenceslas and other traditional songs.

also like the Brian Setzer Orchestra Getting In The Mood (for Christmas)
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:46 PM
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The other day I was blasted with I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus at full volume in The Emporium shopping center.

One song everyone knows over here is Jingle Bells, which the Thais always mangle to Jinger Ben when they sing it. But that makes it quite cute actually, a rousing chorus of "Jinger Ben, Jinger Ben ..." etc. One long-time British expat journalist of my acquaintance alays refers to Christmas as Jinger Ben season.
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Old 12-25-2012, 03:35 PM
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The Emporium shopping center
anywhere that people go to shop is not the best place for music, just as a general rule.

I want to add I love the CD A Charlie Brown Christmas, not just for itself
but because it got me listening to Vince Guaraldi who is most awesome!
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Old 12-29-2012, 08:39 AM
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A belated entry:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_8NwKEeDus

Watched the film with my daughter the other night for the first time in years, and remembered just how much I love this song.

Enjoy!
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Old 12-29-2012, 12:53 PM
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O Come All Ye Faithful, particularly this arrangement by Celtic Woman (prepare to have your socks blown off OMG the harmonies!!)
I love that song, and I love Celtic Woman, so I was prepared get my socks blown off. It did not disappoint. Thanks!
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