12 Days of Christmas Songs: Day Six

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aETPuygYpMM Day Six: Hey Santa Claus by The Moonglows It’s a bit late, but as the saying goes, “better late than never,” right?  Today’s song is Hey Santa Claus by The Moonglows.  Also hailing from the 1950s, this song is as wonderful as the last.  With smooth vocals and amazing musicians, this song will be …

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12 Days of Christmas Songs: Day Five

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVu4c7dhDRE Day Five: Run Rudolph Run by Chuck Berry  Today’s song is Run Rudolph Run by Chuck Berry.  As soon as this song starts I immediately start doing the twist and other old dance moves.  This song always gives me nostalgia for my childhood—not because I grew up in the 50s—but because my family has an album …

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12 Days of Christmas Music: Day Three

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlRpGj7LWS4 Day Three: Feels Like Christmas from The Muppet Christmas Carol As stated in one of my earlier posts, the soundtrack from the Muppet Christmas Carol is one of my favourites to listen to at Christmastime.  I tried narrowing down which song was my favourite, and though I love them all, I find myself singing …

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12 Days of Christmas Songs: Day Two

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76WFkKp8Tjs Day Two: Santa Claus is Comin' to Town by Bruce Springsteen You know you love a song when you recognize it immediately from just the talking and jingling of bells in the beginning.  Many artists have recorded versions of this song, but none have stuck with me the way that Springsteen’s version has.  Now, …

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