Category Archives: Open Thread

Thursday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2019

“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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Wednesday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2019

Please Come Home for Christmas” is a Christmas song, released in 1960, by the American blues singer and pianist Charles Brown. Hitting Billboard’s Hot 100 chart in December 1961, the tune Brown co-wrote with Gene Redd peaked at position #76. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2019

The Christmas Song (commonly subtitled “Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire” or, as it was originally subtitled, “Merry Christmas to You”) is a classic Christmas song written in 1944 by Bob Wells and Mel Tormé. According to Tormé, the song … Continue reading

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Watch Live: House Judiciary Committee reviews impeachment evidence

In this second hearing, lawmakers will review evidence gathered by the House Intelligence Committee during the first phase of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. And Democratic lawmakers will also work to build a case that the presidential behavior … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2019

White Christmas” is an Irving Berlin song reminiscing about an old-fashioned Christmas setting. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the version sung by Bing Crosby is the best-selling single of all time, with estimated sales in excess of … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2019

Jingle Bells is one of the best-known[1] and commonly sung[2] American songs in the world. It was written by James Lord Pierpont(1822–1893) and published under the title “One Horse Open Sleigh” in the autumn of 1857. It has been claimed that it was originally … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Congratulations to this young lady.😊👏👏   We ❤️ this! 11-year-old ballerina Charlotte Nebres just made history as the first Black Marie (aka Clara) in “The Nutcracker.” … Continue reading

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