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Christmas Music Blog - September 2011

Song of The Day: Paul McCartney - Pipes of Peace

Thursday, September 29, 2011

The ex-Beatle Paul McCartney recorded a song of Christmas hope and filmed an equally uplifting video to accompany it.

Song of The Day: Sufjan Stevens - I Saw Three Ships

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Indie singer songwriter Sufjan Stevens likes to get a sing-song going every December with the result that his impressive back catalogue is bursting at the seams with festive material.

Song of The Day: Run DMC - Christmas In Hollis

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Originally released on cassette this mosh pit of a Christmas tune appeared at the start of the Die Hard movie way back in 1988.

Song of The Day: Jim Reeves - An Old Christmas Card

Monday, September 26, 2011

This is traditional fare from Jim Reeves reminiscent about even more traditional fare. In a word, timeless.

Song of The Day: Richard Hawley - Silent Night

Sunday, September 25, 2011

A low slung version of 'Silent Night' by ex Pulp member Richard Hawley.

Song of The Day: The Temptations - Little Drummer Boy

Saturday, September 24, 2011

A delightful 1970 version of 'Little Drummer Boy' from the Temptations which appeared on their seasonal LP offering 'Christmas Card'.

Vince Guaraldi Trio - Christmastime is Here

Friday, September 23, 2011

Charlie Brown and his needleless tree continue to charm us as much as Vince Guaraldi and his wonderful soundtrack.

Freheit - Keeping The Dream Alive

Thursday, September 22, 2011

German band Freheit are best known outside their native Germany for their 1988 Christmas hit 'Keeping The Dream Alive'.

Song of The Day: Smokey Robinson - Deck The Halls

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

What a way to open your Christmas album, via a traditional blockbuster in brand new attire. Only Smokey Robinson could work this magic.

Song of The Day: Bing Crosby - And The Bells Rang

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Our song of the day comes from 1970 via the Christmas jedi Bing Crosby.

Burl Ives - Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Burl Ives sang the title track to the Christmas TV special about Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer in 1964.

A New Album From Her and He, err from She & Him

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Actress Zooey Deschanel and her indie mate M. Ward are due to release a Christmas album this October titled 'A Very She and Him Christmas'.

Michael Buble Christmas Album!

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Michael Bublé's follow-up to his 'Crazy Love' record in 2009 is to be a full-length holiday release simply titled 'Christmas'. The album will feature several duets including one with Shania Twain and will be showcased on a TV special in December on NBC.