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Christmas Note #12: Chris Isaak “Washington Square”
On this night of nights, I hope you will join me in taking a moment to remember those who are gone from us, whether it’s forever or just a temporary separation. And I’d ask you to send up a special … Continue reading
Christmas Note #11: Aimee Mann “Calling on Mary”
There’s something about Aimee Mann’s voice, so distinctively sweet and low, paired with this song, which she co-wrote — I could listen for hours. I hope you’ll enjoy it as well.
Christmas Note #8: The Second Best Christmas Song Ever
If you know me at all, you know my favorite Christmas song of all time is Bing and Bowie’s “Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy.” But you also know it wouldn’t be Christmas if I didn’t share The Pogues and Kirsty … Continue reading
Christmas Note #5.5 Dixie Chicks Christmas Swing
I did not know the Dixie Chicks had recorded a Christmas song. The video isn’t much, I’ll admit, and I’m not sure what “No copyright intended” means, but the song is kind of fun. So have a listen.
Christmas Note #1: Amazing A Capella
Despite spending many years as a member of our church’s youth choirs, I’m the first to admit, I don’t sing very well or even tunefully. So a capella groups confound me. How do they do it? Luckily, I don’t have to understand sublime music … Continue reading
Let the Christmas Music Commence
Oh, stop the groaning already! I get enough from Darling Daughter and The Engineer. As soon as I stick in a holiday CD or punch the button on my iPod (because, hey, I do live in the twenty-first century), it’s complaints all round. … Continue reading
Christmas Note #9: Fairytale of New York, Kirsty MacColl and The Pogues
Christmas Note #9: Fairytale of New York — Kirsty MacColl and The Pogues Running a close second to Bing and Bowie, here’s Kirsty and the Pogues with more of an Anti-Christmas Carol. Related articles Fairytale of New York gets a … Continue reading
Christmas Note #8: Bing and Bowie
Christmas Note #8: The. Best. Christmas. Song. Ever.
Christmas Note #2: Greg Lake’s “I Believe in Father Christmas”
Christmas Note #2: I hope you’ll enjoy this live recording of an older Greg Lake singing a familiar Christmas pop classic. Related articles Christmas music (slightlyrandomthoughts.wordpress.com)
Christmas Note #17 — The Second Best Christmas Song Ever
I discovered the second best Christmas song ever by buying the CD with the best Christmas song ever. And reader, you will scarcely believe it, but I actually had to drive across town to find a copy of that CD, “The Edge … Continue reading