Category Archives: Christmas

Merry Christmas!

3ChicsPolitico wishes all of our commenters, readers, followers, friends and guests a very Merry Christmas. May your day be filled with love, joy, good food and good cheer. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” is a song introduced by Judy … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

“Silent Night” (German: “Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht”) is a popular Christmas carol. The original lyrics of the song “Stille Nacht” were written in Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria, by the priest Father Joseph Mohr and the melody was composed by the … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

This Christmas” is a well-known Christmas song originally recorded by R&B singer/songwriter Donny Hathaway and released as an Atco single in 1970. Hathaway co-wrote the song (it is credited to Nadine McKinnor and “Donny Pitts,” the stage name Hathaway used … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | Praise and Worship

“O Holy Night“ (“Cantique de Noël“) is a well-known Christmas carol composed by Adolphe Adam in 1847 to the French poem “Minuit, chrétiens” (Midnight, Christians) by Placide Cappeau (1808–1877). Cappeau, a wine merchant and poet, had been asked by a … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Do You Hear What I Hear?“ is a Christmas song written in October 1962 with lyrics by Noël Regney and music by Gloria Shayne Baker.[1] The pair were married at the time, and wrote it as a plea for peace … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread

“Silver Bells” is a classic Christmas song, composed by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans. “Silver Bells” was first performed by Bob Hope and Marilyn Maxwell in the motion picture The Lemon Drop Kid, filmed in July–August 1950 and released in … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

“Blue Christmas” is a Christmas song written by Billy Hayes and Jay W. Johnson. It is a tale of unrequited love during the holidays and is a longstanding staple of Christmas music, especially in the country genre. The song was … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread

Someday at Christmas is a Christmas album by Stevie Wonder, released on November 27th, 1967 under Motown Records. It was his eighth studio album release. It would also be re-released in 1978 with different cover art and different Catalog number … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

“Feliz Navidad” is a Christmas song written in 1970 by the Puerto Rican singer-songwriter José Feliciano. With its simple Spanish chorus (the traditional Christmas/New Year greeting, “Feliz Navidad, próspero año y felicidad” or “Merry Christmas, and a happy New Year”) … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

All I Want for Christmas Is You  is a song by American singer-songwriter Mariah Carey from her fourth studio album, Merry Christmas. It was released as the lead single from the album on November 1, 1994 by Columbia Records. The … Continue reading

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