Tag Archives: Christmas Jams 2017

Thursday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2017

“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 | Christmas Jams 2017

Santa Baby” was originally recorded by Eartha Kitt with Henri René and his orchestra in New York City, in July, 1953. It was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-5502 (in the USA),[2] and by EMI on the … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2017

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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Monday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2017

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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Sunday Praise & Worship | Christmas Jams 2017

O come, O come, Emmanuel is a translation of the Latin text (“Veni, veni, Emmanuel“) by John Mason Neale and Henry Sloane Coffin in the mid-19th century. It is a metrical version of a collation of various Advent Antiphons (the … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2017

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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Friday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2017

God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen) is an English traditional Christmas carol. The melody is in Aeolian mode. It was published by William B. Sandys in 1833, although the author is unknown.[1] Like so many early Christmas songs, this carol was … Continue reading

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