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White Christmas
Wednesday, December 24, 2014      4 comments

From the 1954 movie of the same name comes this Irving Berlin's classic. I'm dreaming of a white Christmas Just like the ones I used to know Where the tree tops glisten And children listen To hear sleigh bells in the snow ... Read more
Grown Up Christmas List
Tuesday, December 23, 2014      6 comments

Written by David Lynch and Linda Thompson-Jenner, this song was first covered by Natalie Cole in 1990. When Amy Grant recorded it in 1992, she modified it slightly and it got more air play. Do you remember me? I sat upon your knee I wr... Read more
Deck the Halls
Monday, December 22, 2014      9 comments

Another classic Deck the halls with boughs of holly, Fa la la la la, la la la la. Tis the season to be jolly, Fa la la la la, la la la la. Don we now... Read more
My Two Front Teeth
Sunday, December 21, 2014      6 comments

From 1944 Everybody Pauses and stares at me These two teeth are gone as you can see I don't know just who to blame for this catastrophe! But my one wish on Christmas Eve is as plain as it can be! ... Read more
Carol of the Bells
Saturday, December 20, 2014      8 comments

This is an old one - some sources say it's based on a 1904 folk song. Hark! how the bells Sweet silver bells All seem to say, "Throw cares away." Christmas is here Bringing good cheer To young and old Meek and the b... Read more
Jingle Bell Rock
Friday, December 19, 2014      8 comments

From 1958 Jingle bell jingle bell jingle bell rock Jingle bells swing and jingle bells ring Snowing and blowing up bushels of fun Now the jingle hop has begun ... Read more
Here Comes Santa Claus
Thursday, December 18, 2014      10 comments

Another classic from Gene Autry, 1947 Here comes Santa Claus, Here comes Santa Claus, Right down Santa Claus Lane, Vixen and Blitzen and all his reindeer Pullin' on the reins. Bells are ringin', children singin', All is me... Read more
Nuttin' For Christmas
Wednesday, December 17, 2014      6 comments

From 1955 I'm getting nuttin' for Christmas Mommy and Daddy are mad I'm getting nuttin' for Christmas 'Cause I ain't been nuttin' but bad I broke my bat o... Read more
Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Tuesday, December 16, 2014      7 comments

This classic comes from 1934. You better watch out You better not cry Better not pout I'm telling you why Santa Claus is coming to town Santa Claus is coming to town Santa Claus is coming to town ... Read more
Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?
Monday, December 15, 2014      6 comments

From the movie, Frozen, 2013 Anna: Elsa? (Knocking: Knock, knock, knock, knock, knock, knock) Do you wanna build a snowman? Come on lets go and play I never... Read more
Frosty the Snowman
Sunday, December 14, 2014      10 comments

There was slushy snow on the driveway last night - already starting to melt off before midnight. Not enough to even think about making snowpeople! Frosty the snowman was a jolly happy soul, With a corncob pipe and a button nose And t... Read more
I'm Still Here
Saturday, December 13, 2014      7 comments

Having a bad string of days here. We had a wonderful hospital wide night shift pot luck early Thursday (about 0100). I made the cauliflower casserole (Cyn's Mock Potato Casserole from here on Spark People) - once again, all was eaten. (Don't yo... Read more
Winter Wonderland
Thursday, December 11, 2014      10 comments

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening, In the lane, snow is glistening A beautiful sight, We're happy tonight. Walking in a winter wonderland. Gone away is the ... Read more
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Wednesday, December 10, 2014      5 comments

Written originally as a coloring book story for Montgomery Ward by Robert L. May. It was adapted by his bro-in-law, Johnny Marks, to a song, and first covered by Gene Autry in 1949. You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, Come... Read more
Mail Myself to You
Tuesday, December 09, 2014      11 comments

Woody Guthrie, 1997. This song is being used in commercials this year in the States. I'm a-gonna wrap myself in paper, I'm gonna daub myself with glue, Stick some stamps on top of my head; I'm gonna mail myself to you. ... Read more

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