Tag Archives: Another Christmas Song

Everyone Is from Somewhere

It has become a bit of a tradition for me, that like Alice’s Restaurant on Thanksgiving, I listen to “Another Christmas Song” on Christmas Day.  Often several times. Jethro Tull has never been known for sentimental, thought provoking lyrics,  but … Continue reading

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Everyone Is From Somewhere . . .

It was 1989 when the Rock Island Album was released and after hearing “Another Christmas Song” I said that someday, I would be the old man mentioned in the song. Thirty years later, with dad dying this year,  that prophecy … Continue reading

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Counting Down, #1

Note:  I hit “publish” instead of “preview”, so this was released about 8 hours early. *** Non-traditional, indeed, but I’m not a Silent Night kind of guy. My favorite, contemporary Christmas song, like #2,  is also written by Ian Anderson, … Continue reading

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“A” And “Another”

Merry Christmas everyone! As a young man, I came accross these two songs and they have become part of my Christmas routine, noting however, part of my “secular” routine, not to be confused with the  “Real Reason For The Season.” … Continue reading

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