Skip to comments.(vanity)What are FReepers listening to this Christmas? Post your playlists here!
Posted on 12/04/2011 7:29:46 PM PST by martin_fierro
What are FReepers listening to this Christmas season? I'm always on the lookout for good Christmas tunes.
Below is my playlist.
Oh, and Amazon is giving away one free Christmas song each day through Christmas.
MERRY CHRISTMAS! Don't say I never gave ya nuffin'.
Well, I have a rather elaborate audio systems. I still play lp’s and I have a lot of lp records.
My ‘always on Sunday’ favorite is on HIFIRECORD, ‘Hymns That Live’ with George Write on pipe organ playing the great old hyms you just don’t hear in church’s anymore, like; Ivory Palaces, The Old Rugged Cross, Evening Hymn, Rock of Ages, Sweet Hour of Prayer, Nearer My God to Thee, A Mighty Fortress Is Our God, I Would Be True, Beautiful Isle to Somewhere, I Love to Tell The Story, Abide With Me, Softly and Tenderly, In the Garden and Onward Christian Soldiers.
This record brings tears to my eyes as it reminds me of my youth when these hymns were song, with the church organ, but no longer. We no longer have a choir, the organ stands idle and unused. All we have is a rock band playing somekind of gospel rock songs, -it’s just not the same thing.
But I also have some Christmas favorites like ‘The Sound Of Christmas on the Radio City Music Hall Organ with Dick Leiert, RCA Records and ‘Christmas Organ and Chimes’ with Charles Smart on Organ and James Blades on chimes; London Records.
Jingle Bell Rock, any version.
Nice. I love Christmas music.
A very moving melody and vocal performance.
I recommend it, highly.
Just got through performing the show “We Come To Worship Him” by Ken Bryars and Dave Williamson for choir and ensemble. Don’t know if you can get a hold of it.....but it is awesome if your can find it.
excellent Pandora channel ideas! I think I may do the same.
I have a Johnny Cash christmas CD.
TSO is the most amazing Christmas band to come around since Bing Crosby. I’ve seen them in concert the last 3 years in a row, and I’ll be going again next Saturday. I’ve brought my mother, fiancee, and her mother into the mix, and this year my brother will be joining us.
I thank God for true Christmas music. The over-produced commercial garbage they’re churning out nowadays does no justice to the high holy day of the birth of our Lord. Jesus Christ himself frowns on his birthday at the commercialized garbage that’s become a celebration of materialism over true introspection and genuflection of the greatest day God ever gave us.
I would like to recommend the following:
Fountains of Wayne - "The man in the Santa Suit" Trust me, it's excellent!
BB King - "Christmas comes but once a year"
Smashmouth - "You better Do It Right"
Bob Rivers - "Decorations" (Beach Boys "Good Vibrations" parody)
Bob Rivers - "Santa Claus is Foolin Around" (a bit racy, and hilarious)
BUT SERIOUSLY PEOPLE! Do we REALLY need recommendations for "White Christmas" by Bing?
The real mystery here is why no one has yet recommended "A Christmas Song" By Nat King Cole.
Get outside of the box! I'm here to tell ya - you are not cookin' on the front burner until you are considering a recommendation of "Christmas is going to the Dogs" by the EELS!
A Christmas Greeting (Carols of Alfred Burt) - John Williams/Boston Pops....
Mariah Carey - All I Want for Christmas Is You
Elton John - Jump Into Christmas
George Michael - Last Christmas I Gave You My Heart
Elvis’ Christmas Album
Beach Boys’ Christmas Album
Phil Spector’s Christmas Album - Ronny Spector, the Ronettes (Sleigh Ride), rock!
The Do Whop group who does “I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas” - “Four Tops?” - outstanding harmony
- Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer”
We own each of their music CDs except for the latest one. Even my music-picky husband likes TSO (he's never outgrown do-wop music).
I thank God for true Christmas music.
Me too. We have two beautiful nativity scenes in the house and I'd love another one that I can't possibly afford anytime soon, but I can dream! The reason for the season IS what it is all about. True Christmas music is a blessing to hear.
I prefer Freddy Martin's version of "White Christmas" (1942). I also like the versions by Vera Lynn, Charlie Spivak and Gordon Jenkins, all of which are also from 1942, but they haven't made it to Youtube.
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