Posts Tagged ‘It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas’

It’s Beginning ….

December 14, 2020

It’s Beginning ….
On the shelves of Retail America, it began to look like Christmas the day after Halloween. The perfume and electric shaver ads began appearing a few weeks later. Try to dig yourself out of the blizzard of consumerist frenzy.
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It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas

December 21, 2019

“It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas,” written by Meredith Willson, and recorded by Perry Como and The Fontane Sisters, with Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra, in 1951. You probably know this as “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,” the first line.

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It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas

December 17, 2018

“It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas,” written by Meredith Willson, and recorded by Perry Como and The Fontane Sisters, with Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra, in 1951. You probably know this as “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,” the first line.

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It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas

December 9, 2017

“It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas,” written by Meredith Willson, and recorded by Perry Como and The Fontane Sisters with Mitchell Ayres & His Orchestra in 1951. You probably know this as “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,” the first line.

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There’s a Santa That Looks a Lot Like Elvis

December 10, 2016

“There’s a Santa that looks a lot like Elvis,” a Bob Rivers parody of Meredith Willson‘s “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,” sung in a Bing Crosby sound-alike voice. Crooner Crosby had a hit with the tune in 1951.

Young people: Elvis Presley was a popular vocalist back in the last century. In his later years he … um, filled out a bit from eating deep-fried peanut butter-jelly-and-bacon sandwiches, and weighed 350 pounds at his death in 1977. Of course, your grandma might not think he’s dead.

Bob Rivers recordings.

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It’s Beginning ….

December 5, 2016

It’s Beginning ….
On the shelves of Retail America, it began to look like Christmas the day after Halloween. The perfume and electric shaver ads began appearing a few weeks later, and we’ve already had two weeks of commercial-heavy seasonal TV specials. Try to dig yourself out of the blizzard of consumerist frenzy.
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There’s a Santa That Looks a Lot Like Elvis

December 20, 2015

“There’s a Santa that looks a lot like Elvis,” a Bob Rivers parody of Meredith Willson‘s “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,” sung in a Bing Crosby sound-alike voice. Crooner Crosby had a hit with the tune in 1951.

Young people: Elvis Presley was a popular vocalist back in the last century. In his later years he … um, filled out a bit from eating deep-fried peanut butter-jelly-and-bacon sandwiches, and weighed 350 pounds at his death in 1977. Of course, your grandma might not think he’s dead.

Bob Rivers recordings.

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There’s a Santa That Looks a Lot Like Elvis

December 23, 2014

“There’s a Santa that looks a lot like Elvis,” a Bob Rivers parody of Meredith Willson‘s “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,” sung in a Bing Crosby sound-alike voice. Crooner Crosby had a hit with the tune in 1951.

Young people: Elvis Presley was a popular vocalist back in the last century. In his later years he … um, filled out a bit from eating deep-fried peanut butter-jelly-and-bacon sandwiches, and weighed 350 pounds at his death in 1977. Of course, your grandma might not think he’s dead.

Bob Rivers recordings.

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There’s a Santa That Looks a Lot Like Elvis

December 30, 2013

“There’s a Santa that looks a lot like Elvis,” a Bob Rivers parody of Meredith Willson‘s “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,” sung in a Bing Crosby sound-alike voice. Crooner Crosby had a hit with the tune in 1951.

Young people: Elvis Presley was a popular singer back in the last century. In his later years he … filled out a bit, weighing 350 pounds at his death in 1977.

Bob Rivers recordings.

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