Tag Archives: Christmas music

I Vote “Classic”

There was an article I read the other day entitled, Debating Dan Fogelberg’s ‘Same Old Lang Syne’: Beloved holiday classic, or worst thing to come out of Peoria? Personally, I list it as a classic.  Regardless of where you might … Continue reading

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My Christmas Song

Maybe not a “real” Christmas song, but its my Christmas song. Originally found on the 1978,  Heavy Horses Album, with  a re-mastered version appearing on the 2003  Christmas Album.    (The re-mastered link is such a better version of the … Continue reading

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Sunday Pipes #44. 1st Sunday of Advent

Today, November 29th is the First Sunday in Advent. . . the day when Christians around the world begin preparations for Christmas Day and celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. Every year since I was a child, I recall hearing … Continue reading

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Counting Down, #2 (Easy Way Out)

Day Two.    An important lesson wrapped in a short song.  

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Point The Way To Better Days

When I take the facts that it is cold, windy and just a few days before Christmas, I thought I would share my favorite song of my favorite Christmas Album. Temps in my part of South Carolina only got into … Continue reading

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Counting Down, #2

From the Living In The Past album (1972) Jethro Tull,  A Christmas Song. An important lesson wrapped in a short song. One more to go. Once in royal David’s city Stood a lonely cattle shed Where a mother held her … Continue reading

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A Trio

They call it a trio. The Vince Guaraldi Trio to be exact. To me, the trio is the embodiment of Christmas and this will loop around all day, or until my wife asks me to change it. I still come across people … Continue reading

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Bold Indeed

The 1980s were a bold time for music and Chip Davis was one of the boldest, with his band, Manheim Steamroller,  being responsible for the Fresh Aire series of albums and then CDs. “New Age” music for the huddled masses. Manheim … 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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A Soulful Christmas

The next three days will be just music, Christmas music.  A few songs that are a part of my tradition. Starting the set with a song I heard for the first time this evening, a new tradition?)  thanks to Austin … Continue reading

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