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    Miss Frost
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    Okay so I know most posters on here probably don’t celebrate the holidays with your different religions, but since the holidays are coming up all that has been playing on my local stations are Christmas tunes. My favorite songs are:

    “Oh Holy Night” by Celine Dion.

    “Charlie Brown Song”.

    “Do You Hear What I Hear” by Whitney Houston.

    “Santa Baby” by Madonna.

    “All I Want for Christmas is You” by Mariah Carey.

    And my absolute favorite is “Rocking Around the Christmas Tree” by Brenda Lee.

    What are yours?

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    Hurts’ “All I Want for Christmas Is New Year’s Day” is absolutely magical: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCvnI6oHXMk

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    Linda Eder’s recording of “O Holy Night” is stunning:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yts9sQic3Q0

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    All I Want For Christmas – Mariah Carey
    Sleigh Ride – any, but esp. that orchestra version (u know what im talking about)
    The First Noel
    Winter Wonderland – Annie Lennox (no one else ever sings that awes intro)
    Hippopotomous song

    I love Christmas music. 

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    T White
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    My favorite Holiday song is “Christmas Baby (Please Come Home)” by Darlene Love.

    Others I like:

    “Happy Christmas (War is Over)” – John Lennon
    “Last Christmas” – Wham
    “Do You Hear What I Hear?” – Whitney Houston
    “All I Want For Christmas” – Mariah Carey
    “This Christmas” – Donny Hathaway
    “O Holy Night” – Donna Summer
    “Do They Know Its Christmas?” – Band Aid

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    “O Holy Night”- Celine Dion

    Simply breathtaking  

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    ”O Holy Night”- Celine Dion

    Simply breathtaking  

    Her whole These Are the Special Times album is amazing! I love the nontraditional song on it.

    Taylor Swift has a great Christmas EP, a highlight is “Christmases When You Were Mine”

    Dave Barnes has an absolutely terrific holiday album as well, Very Merry Christmas. Listen to his song “Family Tree”, it’s one of the most poignant Christmas songs I’ve ever heard.

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    Really all of Sufjan Stevens’ Songs for Christmas. My favorites are likely to be “That Was the Worst Christmas Ever!” and “Sister Winter.” All of the songs on it are good, however.

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    James Otto Sweet Heart
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    ”Do They Know Its Christmas?” – Band Aid

    Who is the they in this song’s name? I’ve never heard of the act that sings this song, so I haven’t heard the song its self before either.

    My top three favorite Christmas songs are these. (smiles)

    1.) “Fall Softly Snow”-Jim Ed Brown & Helen Cornelius
    2.) “What Do You See?”-Sonya Isaacs
    3.) “Only You Can Bring Me Cheer”-Alison Krauss

    God bless you and my favorites always!!!

    Holly (a fan of Alison since 1994)

    Go here to check out my most favorite singer James Otto!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiU81KIRZ_Q

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    My absolute favorite holiday song is The Christmas Song by Nat King Cole. 

    The Christmas Song by Nat King Cole
    Do You Hear What I Hear by Whitney Houston
    Rockin Around The Christmas Tree by Brenda Lee
    It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year by Andy Williams
    Santa Claus Is Coming To Town by The Pointer Sisters
    This Christmas by Donny Hathaway

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    My favorite is Christmas at the Zoo by The Flaming Lips.

    Also, the whole of Sufjan Stevens’ Songs for Christmas.

    I’ve always loved Mariah’s All I Want for Christmas and Nat King Cole’s The Christmas Song.

    My favorite Christmas carol has to be Let it Snow, though.

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    “All I Want For Christmas” by Mariah Carey hands down.   It is extremely hard to listen to that song and NOT smile and get into the holiday spirit.   A classic already.

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    Dave Barnes has an absolutely terrific holiday album as well, Very Merry Christmas. Listen to his song “Family Tree”, it’s one of the most poignant Christmas songs I’ve ever heard.

    Yeah, I love his album. Outside of Amy Grant, it’s the best original Christmas tracks I’ve ever heard: “Very Merry Christmas”, “Christmas Tonight”, “Mary and Joseph”, “I Pray On Christmas”, etc.
    He’s actually on my list of the Top 15 Christmas Originals: http://onthegointo.com/?p=3056

    And for kicks, here’s my list of the top 15 Christmas Renditions (ones that are a little bit out of the box): http://onthegointo.com/?p=3037 

    In terms of albums, yeah, Celine Dion’s is fantastic, but my favourites are Amy Grant’s Home For Christmas and A Christmas To Remember, Sheryl Crow’s Home For Christmas, and Faith Hill’s Joy To The World.         

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    December Will Be Magic Again (Kate Bush)- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZiadb3bpOI

    Christmas Day (Squeeze)- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IB6BIYjPeHM

    The Bell That Couldn’t Jingle (Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass)- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_JSkN4mm1s

    If I can find any others, I shall return.

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