I love listening to the classic Christmas songs by the old "crooners" from back when. Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Peggy Lee, Perry Como...There are so many that I love to listen to. Do you have a particular artist or artists that you enjoy listening to?
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No one in paticular but i def love the list you have posted jack.
I love frank sinatra. I have a christmas lamppost that sing in his voice.
Bing Crosby; Dean Martin; Judy Garland; Doris Day.
I remember the Perry Como show, he just stood there and sang and people loved it. He was so easy going and natural when performing. Bing Crosby had the same ability, so did Dean Martin. They all just had the voice, the talent, they didn't need no flash. They were truly singer/performers whom people loved.
that is so true I love the CHristmas songs by Bing Crosby, Perry COme and Fraqnk Sinatra the best. I also like Jose Feliciano's Feliz Navidad!
I have the "Meet Me in St. Louis" dvd where Judy sings the song and I also have it on a Christmas CD
I have Rosemary Clooney singing with Bing, Danny Kaye and Vera Ellen on a Bing Crosby Christmas CD and they are singing the song "Snow" from White Christmas. I also have the White Christmas dvd.
I have been a Bing Crosby fan since I was a teen, when other girls were going crazy over the Beatles, I was listening to my Bing records.
I'm a huge fan of the classic crooners, also.
Originally Posted by PumpkinJack81
-"Mistletoe and Holly"
-"The Christmas Waltz"
-"Baby, It's Cold Outside"
Nat King Cole
-"The Christmas Song" (of course)
-"The Holly and the Ivy"
-"Christmas is Here Again"
-"The Most Wonderful Time of the Year"
-"Happy Holiday / The Holiday Season"
-"It's Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas"
and many more...
One type of Christmas music I've been paying a lot of attention to, and listening to, are the older classical songs, and the carols of the Baroque Era and 16th and 17th Centuries. Many are relatively obscure, but they are really hidden gems. It's like being introduced to a brand of music you never knew existed. Depending on the mood, I'll either be listening to Gene Autry singing " Rudolph", or the Eugene Ormandy Orchestra's arrangement of "Jesus, Joy of Man's Desiring". It adds an entirely new dimension to the season.
And, I feel few songs capture the entirety of the season much better than the songs that make up "The Nutcracker".
Last edited by M.W.; 11-02-2008 at 11:31 PM.