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What is you favorite Christmas song? This is mine.
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Posted on 12/10/2011 7:49:05 AM PST by greyfoxx39

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This video touches my heart.
1 posted on 12/10/2011 7:49:12 AM PST by greyfoxx39
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To: greyfoxx39
Christmas
2 posted on 12/10/2011 7:52:14 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (Perry Christmas & Happy Newt Year!)
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To: Colofornian; Elsie; FastCoyote; svcw; Zakeet; SkyPilot; rightazrain; Tennessee; MarkBsnr; ...

The reason for the season ping.


3 posted on 12/10/2011 7:52:56 AM PST by greyfoxx39
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To: greyfoxx39

“Oh Holy Night” hands down, nothing even close


4 posted on 12/10/2011 7:55:45 AM PST by muir_redwoods (No wonder this administration favors abortion; everything they have done is an abortion)
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To: greyfoxx39

Not even close.

“Silent Night”.


5 posted on 12/10/2011 7:56:09 AM PST by yarddog
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To: greyfoxx39
Gabriel's Message.
6 posted on 12/10/2011 7:56:20 AM PST by DemforBush (A Repo man is *always* intense!)
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To: greyfoxx39
I Heard The Bells on Christmas Day
7 posted on 12/10/2011 7:59:39 AM PST by delacoert
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To: Berlin_Freeper; Slings and Arrows
My favorite Christmas song
8 posted on 12/10/2011 8:00:08 AM PST by Daffynition ( *Socialism, has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore it*)
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To: greyfoxx39
Anything by Vince Guaraldi

Skating

Christmas Time Is Here

Linus and Lucy

The Christmas Song

Christmas Is Coming

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

9 posted on 12/10/2011 8:01:45 AM PST by BufordP ("Drink me if you can't take a joke." --Kool-Aid)
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To: greyfoxx39

Its hard to say what my favorite is...there are just so many good ones. But my least favorites would definitely have to be Santa Baby and Baby It’s Cold Outside.


10 posted on 12/10/2011 8:02:14 AM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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To: greyfoxx39
Me playing Silent Night (Stille Nacht)
11 posted on 12/10/2011 8:04:59 AM PST by Stepan12
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To: greyfoxx39
Oh Holy Night is my favorite (good version on FR's homepage), but I like all the traditional songs.

The tacky ones like jingle-bell rock and its ilk, just yuck...So meaningless.

12 posted on 12/10/2011 8:04:59 AM PST by NakedRampage (Puttin' the "stud" in Bible study)
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To: greyfoxx39

The Little Drummer Boy


13 posted on 12/10/2011 8:05:22 AM PST by Pan_Yans Wife ("Real solidarity means coming together for the common good."-Sarah Palin)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

I would add I See Mommy Kissing Santa Claus and Feliz Navidad to the list of bad ones. :-)


14 posted on 12/10/2011 8:05:59 AM PST by Mountain Mary ("My core is not up for grabs". El Rushbo 12/06/11)
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To: greyfoxx39

“o holy night,” “silent night,” “the little drummer boy,” and Josh Groban’s version of “I’ll be home for Christmas” with all the military families recorded messages accompanying the music. Makes me cry and was Josh’s idea not his producers. Merry Christmas all and to all a good night! :)


15 posted on 12/10/2011 8:06:09 AM PST by GOP Poet (Time for Bambi and his commie crew to go.)
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To: Pan_Yans Wife

What child is this.

I love silent night too.


16 posted on 12/10/2011 8:06:24 AM PST by BenKenobi (Honkeys for Herman! 10 percent is enough for God; 9 percent is enough for government)
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To: greyfoxx39
If this one doesn't bring tears to your eyes, then your heart is two sizes too small.

O Holy Night - Celine Dion

17 posted on 12/10/2011 8:06:37 AM PST by Hoodat (Because they do not change, Therefore they do not fear God. -Psalm 55:19-)
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To: greyfoxx39

Coventry Carol


18 posted on 12/10/2011 8:07:00 AM PST by Mountain Mary ("My core is not up for grabs". El Rushbo 12/06/11)
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To: delacoert

Love this song - I like the John Gorka version (from the Windham Hill Artists album A Winter’s Solstice III) in particular - just his unique voice and guitar.


19 posted on 12/10/2011 8:07:16 AM PST by MissMagnolia (Four letter word for Obama: LIAR)
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To: muir_redwoods

Mine too. But it depends on who sings it.


20 posted on 12/10/2011 8:08:10 AM PST by Brilliant
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To: muir_redwoods
“Oh Holy Night” hands down, nothing even close

I agree

O Holy Night-Celine Dion

There is also this one by, at the time I think shew was 16, Hayley Westenra

O Holy Night-Hayley Westenra

Now if you want to get blown away, listen to Jackie Evancho. She's like 11 years old. Simply amazing.

O Holy Night-Jackie Evancho

21 posted on 12/10/2011 8:08:14 AM PST by mountn man (Happiness is not a destination, its a way of life.)
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To: greyfoxx39
My favorite is "Star of the East," written by Amanda Kennedy in 1918. Here is a 1923 recording of the carol by The Trinity Choir

Unfortunately, many of my favorite Christmas recordings have not made it to Youtube. These include "Cradle Song of the Virgin" by Dick Haymes & the Song Spinners (1944), "Last Night I Said a Prayer" by Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (1941), "Holy Night" by the Victor Salon Orchestra (1925), "When the Tumbleweeds Come Tumbling" by Gene Autry (1938), and "Winter Fell on the Range" by the WGAR Range Riders (1948). The last two aren't really Christmas songs, but neither are "Jingle Bells" nor "Winter Wonderland," which are, nonetheless, accepted as such.

22 posted on 12/10/2011 8:08:32 AM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: Mountain Mary

Definitely.


23 posted on 12/10/2011 8:08:51 AM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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To: Daffynition

LoL Thanks!

My daughter is going to love that. She is currently into cats.


24 posted on 12/10/2011 8:09:05 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (Perry Christmas & Happy Newt Year!)
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To: greyfoxx39

My husband’s favorite is “little drummer boy” with David Bowie and Bing Crosby.


25 posted on 12/10/2011 8:09:31 AM PST by GOP Poet (Time for Bambi and his commie crew to go.)
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To: greyfoxx39

Good King Wenceslaus, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Adeste Fiedeles, , We Three Kings, The First Noel. My faves.


26 posted on 12/10/2011 8:09:56 AM PST by BudgieRamone (Everybody loves a bonk on the head.)
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To: Hoodat
Might as well throw this one in as well:

Ave Maria

27 posted on 12/10/2011 8:10:29 AM PST by Hoodat (Because they do not change, Therefore they do not fear God. -Psalm 55:19-)
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To: muir_redwoods
“Oh Holy Night” hands down, nothing even close

You may enjoy this version by Nat King Cole.

Link

28 posted on 12/10/2011 8:10:29 AM PST by greyfoxx39
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To: Daffynition

THAT is hilarious -thanks for the laugh!


29 posted on 12/10/2011 8:10:37 AM PST by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: muir_redwoods
Long lay the world in sin and error pining,
Till He appeared and the soul felt its worth.

These are the words, floated on the voice of Josh Groban, that changed my life in 2008.


30 posted on 12/10/2011 8:11:00 AM PST by definitelynotaliberal (Nov. 6, 2012 - And the correct answer is no one is entitled to a bailout.)
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To: BenKenobi

“O Holy Night” and “Silent Night”. My grandmother (God rest her soul) used to sing “Silent Night” in German, so that’s my favorite version.
“The Little Drummer Boy” is also a favorite.

If I can include a Santa Claus song, it’d be Elvis’ version of “Here Comes Santa Claus”.


31 posted on 12/10/2011 8:12:03 AM PST by Radagast the Fool ("Mexico-Beirut with tacos!"--Dr. Zoidberg)
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To: DemforBush

What’s Jonah Goldberg doing in the back row of the choir, far right?


32 posted on 12/10/2011 8:12:41 AM PST by Mountain Mary ("My core is not up for grabs". El Rushbo 12/06/11)
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To: NakedRampage

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKQUtUtl3Mk&feature=player_embedded#!

God rest ye merry, gentlemen
Let nothing you dismay
Remember, Christ, our Saviour
Was born on Christmas day
To save us all from Satan’s power
When we were gone astray
O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
O tidings of comfort and joy

In Bethlehem, in Israel,
This blessed Babe was born
And laid within a manger
Upon this blessed morn
The which His Mother Mary
Did nothing take in scorn
O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
O tidings of comfort and joy

From God our Heavenly Father
A blessed Angel came;
And unto certain Shepherds
Brought tidings of the same:
How that in Bethlehem was born
The Son of God by Name.
O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
O tidings of comfort and joy

“Fear not then,” said the Angel,
“Let nothing you affright,
This day is born a Saviour
Of a pure Virgin bright,
To free all those who trust in Him
From Satan’s power and might.”
O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
O tidings of comfort and joy

The shepherds at those tidings
Rejoiced much in mind,
And left their flocks a-feeding
In tempest, storm and wind:
And went to Bethlehem straightway
The Son of God to find.
O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
O tidings of comfort and joy

And when they came to Bethlehem
Where our dear Saviour lay,
They found Him in a manger,
Where oxen feed on hay;
His Mother Mary kneeling down,
Unto the Lord did pray.
O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
O tidings of comfort and joy

Now to the Lord sing praises,
All you within this place,
And with true love and brotherhood
Each other now embrace;
This holy tide of Christmas
All other doth deface.
O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
O tidings of comfort and joy


33 posted on 12/10/2011 8:12:51 AM PST by lyby
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To: NakedRampage

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKQUtUtl3Mk&feature=player_embedded#!

God rest ye merry, gentlemen
Let nothing you dismay
Remember, Christ, our Saviour
Was born on Christmas day
To save us all from Satan’s power
When we were gone astray
O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
O tidings of comfort and joy

In Bethlehem, in Israel,
This blessed Babe was born
And laid within a manger
Upon this blessed morn
The which His Mother Mary
Did nothing take in scorn
O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
O tidings of comfort and joy

From God our Heavenly Father
A blessed Angel came;
And unto certain Shepherds
Brought tidings of the same:
How that in Bethlehem was born
The Son of God by Name.
O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
O tidings of comfort and joy

“Fear not then,” said the Angel,
“Let nothing you affright,
This day is born a Saviour
Of a pure Virgin bright,
To free all those who trust in Him
From Satan’s power and might.”
O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
O tidings of comfort and joy

The shepherds at those tidings
Rejoiced much in mind,
And left their flocks a-feeding
In tempest, storm and wind:
And went to Bethlehem straightway
The Son of God to find.
O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
O tidings of comfort and joy

And when they came to Bethlehem
Where our dear Saviour lay,
They found Him in a manger,
Where oxen feed on hay;
His Mother Mary kneeling down,
Unto the Lord did pray.
O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
O tidings of comfort and joy

Now to the Lord sing praises,
All you within this place,
And with true love and brotherhood
Each other now embrace;
This holy tide of Christmas
All other doth deface.
O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
O tidings of comfort and joy


34 posted on 12/10/2011 8:12:51 AM PST by lyby
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To: mountn man

Little Jackie is amazing...what a beautiful rendition. Thanks for the link.


35 posted on 12/10/2011 8:14:53 AM PST by greyfoxx39
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To: yarddog
The best version I know.
36 posted on 12/10/2011 8:14:58 AM PST by Rocko
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

How funny that you mention Baby it’s cold outside as one of the worst! I happen to love it. It used to never fail to make me smile. Then I read that Ayman Al-Zawahiri (No. 2) was pushed over the edge into Muslim fundamentalism when he was a medical student in the ‘50s in Wisconsin when he saw ‘American women brazenly pushing their breasts and thighs against their male dance partners’ while dancing to a song that alludes to single people fornicating. And now, more than making me smile, it makes me laugh outright.


37 posted on 12/10/2011 8:16:02 AM PST by definitelynotaliberal (Nov. 6, 2012 - And the correct answer is no one is entitled to a bailout.)
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To: muir_redwoods

I agree with you. O Holy Night


38 posted on 12/10/2011 8:16:31 AM PST by SMGFan
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To: greyfoxx39

Nat King Cole A christmas Song. And of course Bing Crosby White Christmas. I can just Imagine the American Soldier fighting in the fox holes and thinking of home and thinking of that song. Would make any grown man cry and long for home.


39 posted on 12/10/2011 8:16:37 AM PST by crazydad
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To: Radagast the Fool
Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht,
Alles schläft; einsam wacht
Nur das traute hochheilige Paar.
Holder Knabe im lockigen Haar,
Schlaf in himmlischer Ruh!
Schlaf in himmlischer Ruh!
40 posted on 12/10/2011 8:16:53 AM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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To: definitelynotaliberal

Josh Groban first appeared on an episode of Ali McBeal about ten years ago.
He played her kinda geeky date for the Prom and when he stood up and sang, the whole room quieted down and watched his jaw dropping performance.

I ran to the Internet to look up who he was..with no success.
Now he is a household name with a voice like an angel and apparently, he’s a great guy to boot.


41 posted on 12/10/2011 8:17:13 AM PST by Mountain Mary ("My core is not up for grabs". El Rushbo 12/06/11)
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To: greyfoxx39

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P0WIJw8JVeU&feature=related

I have to say, there might be people with better voices, but I haven’t heard anybody sell it like Mark. He makes it more than JUST a song.


42 posted on 12/10/2011 8:17:30 AM PST by mountn man (Happiness is not a destination, its a way of life.)
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To: Radagast the Fool

I used to sing it as a child. Not so much as my voice is not what it was, but it is a beautiful song.

They even sang it in the trenches, that’s how we came to know of it.


43 posted on 12/10/2011 8:17:48 AM PST by BenKenobi (Honkeys for Herman! 10 percent is enough for God; 9 percent is enough for government)
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To: greyfoxx39

Angels We Have Heard on High


44 posted on 12/10/2011 8:18:15 AM PST by sam_whiskey (Peace through Strength)
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To: greyfoxx39

A little known song: “What Shall We Give to the Babe in the Manger?” Never fails to make me cry, especially when performed by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

What shall we give to the babe in the manger,
What shall we offer the child in the stall?
Incense and spices and gold we’ve a-plenty-
Are these the gifts for the king of us all?

What shall we give to the boy in the temple,
What shall we offer the man by the sea?
Palms at his feet and hosannas uprising;
Are these for him who will carry the tree?

What shall we give to the lamb who was offered,
Rising the third day and shedding his love?
Tears for his mercy we’ll weep at the manger,
Bathing the infant come down from above. \


45 posted on 12/10/2011 8:19:55 AM PST by melissa_in_ga (Laz would hit it.)
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To: Radagast the Fool; Rocko

Silent Night really is beautiful in German.


46 posted on 12/10/2011 8:20:05 AM PST by yarddog
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To: GOP Poet

Perhaps you know this already, but in case someone who’s reading these messages does not, Josh Groban is Jewish by birth and Christian by conviction and in practice.


47 posted on 12/10/2011 8:21:43 AM PST by definitelynotaliberal (Nov. 6, 2012 - And the correct answer is no one is entitled to a bailout.)
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To: Pan_Yans Wife
Here's a nice version of the Little Drummer Boy.
48 posted on 12/10/2011 8:23:09 AM PST by greyfoxx39
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To: Hoodat

Celine Dion! DO NOT WANT

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

Immaculate Mary is a better song, but neither are really XMas songs...


49 posted on 12/10/2011 8:23:26 AM PST by BenKenobi (Honkeys for Herman! 10 percent is enough for God; 9 percent is enough for government)
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To: greyfoxx39; Berlin_Freeper; Daffynition

The Holly and the Ivy - King’s College Cambridge

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7eHtDtZ7hs

In the Bleak Midwinter - Gloucester Cathedral Choir

http://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=JP&hl=ja&v=xRobryliBLQ


50 posted on 12/10/2011 8:23:41 AM PST by LucyT
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