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Hear Paul McCartney’s New Christmas Song

It’s difficult to match the uniqueness of Paul McCartney’s 1979 holiday original, “Wonderful Christmastime,” so jolly old saint Macca isn’t even trying.

10/25/2012

Barry Gordon (Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

One Hit Wonders: Barry Gordon And “Nuttin’ For Christmas”

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Barry Gordon[/lastfm] was just three years old when he made his acting debut on Ted Mack’s Amateur Hour. He was a worldly seven years old when he scored his lone Top 40 hit, “Nuttin’ […]

12/22/2011

The Grounds of Elvis Presley's Memphis Mansion, Graceland, Decorated for Christmas (Getty Images/Greg Campbell)

Rock Flashback: Elvis Presley’s Christmas Album

In those first white-hot years after “Heartbreak Hotel,” guardians of American virtue passionately hated [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Elvis Presley[/lastfm] for corrupting the youth of America and threatening All We Hold Dear. In 1957, Elvis committed the greatest blasphemy […]

12/20/2011

A Charlie Brown Christmas (Fantasy, 1965)

Forgotten Favorites: The Peanuts Gang And “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”

Not only did we forget the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Carpenters[/lastfm]‘ “Merry Christmas Darling” back when we listed our Top 10 Christmas Songs, we forgot the Peanuts Gang singing “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.” What’s up with that?

12/15/2011

And Now . . . an Extremely Annoying Montage of Animals ‘Singing’ “Jingle Bells”

[sponsored] If you love the Barking Dogs doing Jingle Bells…

12/12/2011

Ian Anderson (R) and Martin Barre of Jethro Tull (Getty Images/Fred Tanneau/AFP)

Rock Flashback: Jethro Tull’s “Christmas Song”

In 2003, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jethro Tull[/lastfm] released a Christmas album. For some artists, this is a give-up move, a way to get attention and sell product when nothing else does it. For Tull, it made a good […]

12/08/2011

Billboard.com’s 10 “Don’t Miss” New Holiday Albums

Are you already in the mood to pick up a Christmas album or two?  Well, Billboard.com has put together a list of 10 “Don’t Miss” New Holiday Albums.

11/02/2011

100 Hot Holiday Songs

Billboard.com came out with the BEST Holiday songs of the year.  It’s a great list complete with videos.  Make yourself some hot chocolate and curl up to the computer and take a look-see.

12/15/2010

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