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Christmas 1970

December 18, 2010 | 1970, Christmas, Commentary, Elvis Presley

40 years ago, as I was looking forward to Christmas, I was just a pre-teen. Just a few months earlier I had celebrated my 12th birthday. While I did have a portable AM radio and listened to it, I wasn’t a regular listener. Most of my music experience was from Movie Musicals, Saturday Morning Cartoons, […]

The Carpenters – Merry Christmas, Darling

December 6, 2008 | 1970, Carpenters, Christmas, Group

The brother and sister duo The Carpenters recorded this song in 1970 early in their career. When they release their Christmas Portrait album in 1978, they recorded a newer version of the song. The only difference between the versions is that in 1978. Karen Carpenter requested to rerecord the song since in 1970 she felt […]

Greg Lake – I Believe in Father Christmas

November 30, 2008 | 1975, Album Cuts, Christmas, Male

Greg Lake of Emerson Lake and Palmer released his only solo song during the Christmas season of 1975. Upon listening to the song, without really listening to the lyrics, this song written Greg Lake (Emerson, Lake and Palmer) and writing partner Peter Sinfield, it sounds like a nice little Christmas song. But it’s really a […]

Bing Crosby & David Bowie – Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth

November 24, 2008 | 1977, Christmas, Male

In 1977 Bing Crosby was the old crooner from the 1930s and 1940s. He was more well known then for his annual Christmas Specials and his recording of White Christmas, as well as his old films, when on September 11th he and 30 year old glam rocker David Bowie recorded this song for Bing’s 1977 […]