Posts Tagged ‘seasonal music’

Driving Home for Christmas

December 23, 2020

“Driving Home For Christmas,” written and performed by Chris Rea. Another version is here. Despite 24 albums and 72 hit singles in the UK, the British artist is not well-known in the USA.

2020 note: Stay the hell home this Christmas. COVID-19 is not an appropriate yuletide gift.

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Driving Home for Christmas

December 23, 2019

“Driving Home For Christmas,” written and performed by Chris Rea. Another version is here. Despite 24 albums and 72 hit singles in the UK, the British artist is not well-known in the USA.

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Driving Home for Christmas

December 21, 2019

“Driving Home For Christmas,” written and performed by Chris Rea. Another version is here. Despite 24 albums and 72 hit singles in the UK, the British artist is not well-known in the USA.

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Driving Home for Christmas

December 22, 2018

“Driving Home For Christmas,” written and performed by Chris Rea. Another version is here. Despite 24 albums and 72 hit singles in the UK, the British artist is not well-known in the USA.

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Driving Home for Christmas

December 23, 2016

“Driving Home For Christmas,” written and performed by Chris Rea. Another version is here. Despite 24 albums and 72 hit singles in the UK, the British artist is not well-known in the USA.

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Little Road to Bethlehem

December 25, 2015

Shawn Colvin sings her version of “Little Road to Bethlehem,” a poem by Margaret Rose set to music by Michael Head in 1945. There’s a quite different rendition by the Choir of Wells Cathedral:

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Driving Home for Christmas

December 18, 2015

“Driving Home For Christmas,” written and performed by Chris Rea. Another version is here. Despite 24 albums and 72 hit singles in the UK, this British artist is not well-known in the USA.

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Sleigh Ride

December 25, 2014

“Sleigh Ride” was an orchestral piece by Leroy Anderson until Mitchell Parish wrote the lyrics that turned it into a pop hit. It’s not specifically a Christmas piece, but it dashes through holiday music mixes each winter. This 1963 recording is by The Ronettes, produced by Phil Spector.

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Little Road to Bethlehem

December 24, 2014

Shawn Colvin sings her version of “Little Road to Bethlehem,” a poem by Margaret Rose set to music by Michael Head in 1945. Here’s a quite different rendition by the Choir of Wells Cathedral:

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Driving Home for Christmas

December 23, 2014

“Driving Home For Christmas,” written and performed by Chris Rea. Another version is here. Despite 24 albums and 72 hit singles in the UK, the British artist is not well-known in the USA.

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