Tag Archives: Christmas Jams 2019

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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Sunday Praise & Worship | Christmas Jams 2019

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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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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Friday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2019

Sleigh Ride” is a popular light orchestral piece composed by Leroy Anderson. The composer had the original idea for the piece during a heat wave in July 1946; he finished the work in February 1948. Lyrics, about a person who … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2019

“It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” is a Christmas song written in 1951 by Meredith Willson. The song was originally titled “It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas”. The song has been recorded by many artists, but was a … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2019

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree is a Christmas song written by Johnny Marks and recorded by Brenda Lee in 1958 on Decca9-30776. Although Decca released it in both 1958 and again in 1959, it did not sell well until Lee … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2019

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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