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A Christmas hello from me and jolly ol’ St. Nick!!!
Found on Pinterest (original source unknown).
A common theme in many Christmas songs is going home for the holiday. For many people, the sentimental pull of family gatherings, traditions we learned as children and the nostalgia invoked from seeing decorations we either made or put on the tree when we were kids is just too much to resist. Of course, for many the stress of too much family togetherness is enough of an issue to skip the trip home. Some have committed to defending our country so home is on the other side of the world. And for others, there is no home to go to. But the one thing we all have access to is the music of Christmas. That may help us all find a memory that takes us back home, if only in our dreams.
Michael Bublé: “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” (2011, written by Kim Gannon, Walter Kent and Buck Ram circa 1943).
And for a very pretty female take on this song, my choice is by the second funniest woman in one of my all time favorite movies, “9 to 5”. And she only came in second because Lily Tomlin is a comedic genius. So I am sure Dora Lee Rhodes understands completely why she is my number two.
Dolly Parton: “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” (1990, written by Kim Gannon, Walter Kent and Buck Ram circa 1943).
I do not own the rights to anything. I am just sharing some things that I love with you 🙂
What are some of your favorite Christmas songs?
Until next time, happy listening!!!