Best Christmas Tune

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  1. Dale D Dilly

    Dale D Dilly Monster Supporting Member

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    I know this pertains to music, but it's such a subjective opinion and seasonally-based issue that I thought it would still fit in off-topic.

    After reading the great responses in the "Best Christmas Flick" thread, I was curious which musical Christmas classics TB members enjoyed the most. There are too many to include in a poll, so feel free to list anything you want and share with us why you love it so.
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  3. Dale D Dilly

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    That's good reasoning. That song got me to buy the Peanuts Christmas album which, in turn, got me into Vince Guaraldi in general.
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    2:05 to me is the best written piece of music. Ever. The harmony there is out of this world.
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  7. Gazman

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    +1 for "Oh, Holy Night", Nat King Cole or Josh Groban bring up the hairs on my neck.
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    This is my favorite too. I also like "Let it Snow" I think is done by Bing Crosby.
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    Either "Merry Christmas, Baby" by various artists. or
    "Father Christmas" (I think that's what it's called) by the Kinks. I'm pretty much sick to death of traditional Xmas music.
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    Christmas Rapping - The Waitresses
    Stop The Cavalry - Jonah Lewie
    I Believe In Father Christmas - Greg Lake

    My favourite...Slick Nick - Fishbone.
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    Elton John - Step Into Christmas



    Good bass lines as well! :D
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    Please Come Home For Christmas - Eagles version (although the original Charles Brown version is also great. I love Henley's vocals on it though.)
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    You can easily "quote" "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" and other Xmas hymns in other songs ("we used to drop that one into the end of "Lady Madonna," for instance). It's a good way to add holiday flavor to a set. But le add a vote for "Merry Christmas, baby," by Johnny Moore (with blues great Charles Brown) and covered by everyone from Elvis to Otis Redding to Springsteen. It's a true modern classic.
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    Hark the herald is my favorite.
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    The whole album :p
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    What child is this & River both by Sara Mclachlan
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    A man with Great Taste! Christmas Wrapping:


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