Favorite "Song of the Season"?

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  1. mrkirker

    mrkirker New Member

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    Just curious, which song if any, and why? Might be an association; might be that it captures exactly what you think this season 'is', or maybe 'should' be! Might be sacred or secular; humorous or holy.

    My favorite is "Christmas in the Trenches", written by John McCutcheon, becasue of what it depicts, and what it represents.
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    "Chipmunks roasting on an open fire...."
  3. A beautiful song indeed, Kirker. I have it in my music collection.

    I guess I would have to say my favorite is "Do You Hear What I Hear" sung by Bing Crosby. Another I am very fond of is "O Come, O Come Immanuel."
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    Although it's not technically holiday music, I like Pachelbel's Canon in D major. The first time I heard it was the Christmas we visited the grandparents in Canada and I attended a beautiful mass at the C of E. Such fantastic memories, those attached to music!
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    The duet Bing did with David Bowie "Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth" is one of my favorites, but a gentleman from my church does an AMAZING version of "Oh Holy Night"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9KpNznVLlY
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    Handel's Messiah is one of my all time favorite pieces. I really enjoy it this time of the year, very little chance to do so though.
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    Little Drummer Boy - David Bowie and Bing Crosby
    I Need a Silent Night - Amy Grant
    Mary Did you know - Kenny Rogers
    and anything by the Transiberian Orchestra

    :)
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    ROFLMAO:D

    pinecone70, Canon in D is my favorite classical piece. To me it is about the prettiest melody I've ever heard....but prefer the violin(3) version over any other arrangement.

    "Oh Holy Night" is probably my favorite Christmas song.
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    Wizards In Winter - Trans-Siberian Orchestra
    Wish Liszt (Toy Shop Madness) - Trans-Siberian Orchestra
    Greensleeves - Mannheim Steamroller
  10. Lori Mick

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    I never heard "Chimpmunks Roasting on an Open Fire!" :D
  11. It's a Marine thing, Lori. They learn to sing it in boot camp. In the Army we learned to sing "Hark the Herald Sergeants Sing" and "Privates Roasting on an Open Fire." :D;):p
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  13. RunningOnMT

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    Don't suppose anyone remembers:

    Jingle bells, mortar shells, VC in the grass,
    Christmastime in Vietnam, really is a gas,
    Hay:D
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    I have to agree, "Chimpmunks Roasting on an Open Fire!" is my favorite also. Along with "White Trash Christmas and Little Hooter Girls.
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    No, but I do remember:
    Jingle bells, Batman smells, Robin laid and egg,
    the Batmobile lost its wheel and Joker got away
    HAY!:eek::p:D
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