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Post by Helen on Tue 04 Dec 2012, 8:49 am

What's your favourite Christmas time song ..... not all have to have a Christmas theme but have been the big songs over the festive season.


this is one we end up singing along to towards the end of the night





and every year we have to listen to this as it's one of my dads favourites so now it's a family tradition and Christmas wouldn't be the same without it







Love this one too

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Post by Helen on Tue 04 Dec 2012, 9:23 am



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Post by Tow Itch on Tue 04 Dec 2012, 12:01 pm

Not Anyone's Favourite Christmas Singles

Remember the "Top Of The Pops" compilation albums when you were a kid (OK several of you are not that old)
Loads of studio time wasted in trying to sound like the original artists but they never could.
Nothing could be worse than that rubbish right! Wrong so wrong there are some covers that should just never have been made.
Christmas seems to bring out the best / worst of this genre.

Not in the traditional countdown to the best or worst in this case but straight in at the foulest thing to ever appear at Christmas and that is including Avian Flu.
If you know worse than this I can't say I want to hear it but it's your duty to post it.



Not as offensive to as many people but this despoils a particular favourite of mine. I can't play the original as it's the 4th of Dec and I've still not heard the original yet this year. Oh the anticipation.


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Post by mike on Tue 04 Dec 2012, 12:37 pm

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Post by Nancy on Tue 04 Dec 2012, 12:42 pm

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Post by mike on Tue 04 Dec 2012, 1:25 pm

Against popular opinion i love christmas and the music,what i dont like is 95% of the crap that comes with it

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Post by mike on Tue 04 Dec 2012, 1:34 pm

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Post by mike on Tue 04 Dec 2012, 1:37 pm

There is no pattern to my christmas music

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Post by mike on Tue 04 Dec 2012, 1:42 pm

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Post by mike on Tue 04 Dec 2012, 1:46 pm

Could go on forever but decided ime giving too much away

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Post by Helen on Tue 04 Dec 2012, 2:10 pm

Another old one

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Post by Helen on Tue 04 Dec 2012, 2:14 pm

This has to be one of the worst

Mr Blobby



A nice one to get over the Blobby one

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Post by Tow Itch on Tue 04 Dec 2012, 6:26 pm

mike wrote:

As Mike doesn't profess any great interest in music I was so impressed by his choice of Christmas tunes. Then I saw the above. It's only because I didn't know it that I hadn't placed it in my pile of hate above.


Frosty The Snowman is featured on "A Christmas Gift For You" from Phil Spector / The Phil Spector Christmas Album

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Ladies and Gentlemen I give you The Ronettes and Frosty The Snowman.



Realised I'm quite picky about Christmas things.
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Post by Tow Itch on Tue 04 Dec 2012, 6:44 pm

A Guilty Pleasure at Christmas

I took a computer into PC World the year after a well known personality was invited to reside at Her Majesty's Pleasure when they found some less than wholesome images on his computer. Upon entering the store This started playing off the stores Christmas tape. How I didn't drop the computer I'll never know.

Catch the 1984 December chart rundown as well.





If all his entries had been at 22 there would have been no problems!
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Post by Kimmie on Tue 04 Dec 2012, 11:17 pm

I like Greg Lake " I believe in Father Christmas"

Oooooh he was scrummy back then Christmas Songs 344726530 Christmas Songs 1468157981
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I like the song tooooo honest Christmas Songs 2702329197


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Post by Kimmie on Tue 04 Dec 2012, 11:20 pm

Tow Itch wrote: A Guilty Pleasure at Christmas

I took a computer into PC World the year after a well known personality was invited to reside at Her Majesty's Pleasure when they found some less than wholesome images on his computer. Upon entering the store This started playing off the stores Christmas tape. How I didn't drop the computer I'll never know.

Catch the 1984 December chart rundown as well.





If all his entries had been at 22 there would have been no problems!





I went to see him supporting Marillion at Milton Keynes Bowl one year. Not one to brag about these days!
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Post by Helen on Wed 05 Dec 2012, 12:26 am

I like this one by East 17 and also Mr Rea's Driving home for Christmas



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Post by Tow Itch on Wed 05 Dec 2012, 1:53 am

Kimmie wrote:
Tow Itch wrote: A Guilty Pleasure at Christmas

I took a computer into PC World the year after a well known personality was invited to reside at Her Majesty's Pleasure when they found some less than wholesome images on his computer. Upon entering the store This started playing off the stores Christmas tape. How I didn't drop the computer I'll never know.

Catch the 1984 December chart rundown as well.





If all his entries had been at 22 there would have been no problems!





I went to see him supporting Marillion at Milton Keynes Bowl one year. Not one to brag about these days!

Christmas Songs 3355420168 I know what you mean Kimie I saw Marillion 3 times. The only band I've ever seen who got worse every time time we saw them. No not one to brag about.
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Post by Tow Itch on Wed 05 Dec 2012, 2:02 am

Just for you Kimmie the original Greg Lake Video.



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Post by Kimmie on Wed 05 Dec 2012, 6:46 am

Tow Itch wrote: Just for you Kimmie the original Greg Lake Video.



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Post by mike on Wed 05 Dec 2012, 12:24 pm

Kevin i have a interest in music its just it doesn't follow any pattern and i have no interest in artists,my likes range from heavy metal to classical,i find i never know enough to get involved in conversations,most of the stuff i like i have no idea who recorded it Very Happy
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Post by Tow Itch on Wed 05 Dec 2012, 11:46 pm

My apologies. I've misunderstood what you had previously said.

You still get your knees drilled out if there is any more posting of non Phil Spector versions of things contained on the A Christmas Gift To You album.

Not that I'm getting picky about Christmas.
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Post by Tow Itch on Thu 06 Dec 2012, 12:10 am

Did we do Christmas songs last year? Looked but couldn't find.

Seem to remember posting this and saying that the horn piece is sampled and used in another Christmas hit.

Non existent prizes not on offer for the person who posts it. Hint used in the biggest Christmas film of the 80's.

As for this I must have known it for years but a few years ago Craig Charles covered for Steve Wright in the run up to Christmas and reintroduced me to it. Cracking DJ is Craig Charles.

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Post by Caz1960 on Thu 06 Dec 2012, 10:31 am

Kimmie wrote:
Tow Itch wrote: Just for you Kimmie the original Greg Lake Video.



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with you on this one Kimmie I have the record but don't have a record player as I used to have to play this at full blast and howl ( sorry sing ) with it Christmas Songs 3462454224 Christmas Songs 3462454224 Christmas Songs 3462454224
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Post by abc5575 on Thu 06 Dec 2012, 6:20 pm

I am not sure os the name of the song, but it is Bing Crosby singing Little drummer boy, while David Bowie sings Leti it be,I think, not the Beatles let it be.

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