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Sunday Praise & Worship | Christmas Jams 2017

Mary, Did You Know?” is a Christmas song with lyrics written by Mark Lowry and music written by Buddy Greene. Mark wrote the words in 1984 “when his pastor asked him to write the program for the living Christmas tree … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2017

Recorded in 1985, The Spirit of Christmas finds Ray Charles performing a variety of holiday favorites with vocal assistance from the Raelettes and an appearance by jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard. The ten tracks mix standards and originals, including “Santa Claus … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2017

Jingle Bells is one of the best-known and commonly sung winter 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. Even though it … Continue reading

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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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