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Jingle Bell Rock

Friday, December 19, 2014      8 comments

From 1958 Jingle bell jingle bell jingle bell rock Jingle bells swing and jingle bells ring Snowing and blowing up bushels of fun Now the jingle hop has begun ... Read more

Here Comes Santa Claus

Thursday, December 18, 2014      10 comments

Another classic from Gene Autry, 1947 Here comes Santa Claus, Here comes Santa Claus, Right down Santa Claus Lane, Vixen and Blitzen and all his reindeer Pullin' on the reins. Bells are ringin', children singin', All is me... Read more

Nuttin' For Christmas

Wednesday, December 17, 2014      6 comments

From 1955 I'm getting nuttin' for Christmas Mommy and Daddy are mad I'm getting nuttin' for Christmas 'Cause I ain't been nuttin' but bad I broke my bat on... Read more

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Tuesday, December 16, 2014      7 comments

This classic comes from 1934. You better watch out You better not cry Better not pout I'm telling you why Santa Claus is coming to town Santa Claus is coming to town Santa Claus is coming to town Read more

Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?

Monday, December 15, 2014      6 comments

From the movie, Frozen, 2013 Anna: Elsa? (Knocking: Knock, knock, knock, knock, knock, knock) Do you wanna build a snowman? Come on lets go and play I never ... Read more

Frosty the Snowman

Sunday, December 14, 2014      10 comments

There was slushy snow on the driveway last night - already starting to melt off before midnight. Not enough to even think about making snowpeople! Frosty the snowman was a jolly happy soul, With a corncob pipe and a button nose And t... Read more

I'm Still Here

Saturday, December 13, 2014      7 comments

Having a bad string of days here. We had a wonderful hospital wide night shift pot luck early Thursday (about 0100). I made the cauliflower casserole (Cyn's Mock Potato Casserole from here on Spark People) - once again, all was eaten. (Don't yo... Read more

Winter Wonderland

Thursday, December 11, 2014      10 comments

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening, In the lane, snow is glistening A beautiful sight, We're happy tonight. Walking in a winter wonderland. Gone away is the b... Read more

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Wednesday, December 10, 2014      5 comments

Written originally as a coloring book story for Montgomery Ward by Robert L. May. It was adapted by his bro-in-law, Johnny Marks, to a song, and first covered by Gene Autry in 1949. You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, Come... Read more

Mail Myself to You

Tuesday, December 09, 2014      11 comments

Woody Guthrie, 1997. This song is being used in commercials this year in the States. I'm a-gonna wrap myself in paper, I'm gonna daub myself with glue, Stick some stamps on top of my head; I'm gonna mail myself to you. Read more

Baby It's Cold Outside

Monday, December 08, 2014      7 comments

I've always liked this song, but I found questions on line about if this was about date rape. Hmmm, never thought of it that way! This is usually sung as a duet, with a woman taking the part of "Mouse" (as identified in the printed score, saying... Read more

Hazy Shade of Winter

Sunday, December 07, 2014      6 comments

The skies have been overcast the last few days. Couldn't even see the full moon last night! Simon and Garfunkel, 1966 Time, Time, Time, see what's become of ... Read more

Let It Snow!

Saturday, December 06, 2014      11 comments

The weather dudes are still promising (threatening?) us with snow. Oh the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful, And since we've no place to go, Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Read more

Snow (from White Christmas)

Friday, December 05, 2014      8 comments

I don't remember hearing this song before - found it while looking for winter songs. It comes from White Christmas, a 1954 film starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera Ellen. I vaguely remember seeing the film on TV. Read more

Marshmallow World

Thursday, December 04, 2014      8 comments

It rained here last night - we might get some snow in the next few days. It's a marshmallow world in the winter When the snow comes to cover the ground It's the time for play, it's a whipped cream day I wait for it the whole year ... Read more


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