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Christmas Songs

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 Elvis Presley for corrupting the youth of America and threatening All We Hold Dear. In 1957, Elvis committed the greatest blasphemy […]

12/04/2012

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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

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

A Decade Of Difference: A Concert Celebrating 10 Years Of The William J. Clinton Foundation Executive Produced By Control Room

Last.fm Trends Christmas Classics: What Christmas Means To Me

Our Christmas Classics coverage continues today with a look at “What Christmas Means To Me.” Written by Anna Gordy Gaye, George “Horgay” Gordy and Allen Story, the track was taken to the masses by Stevie […]

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

30 Christmas Songs In 60 Seconds

Tis’ the season for Christmas songs and there sure are a lot of them. But some can be pretty annoying. Personally, I can only take about 4 seconds of “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas” […]

12/23/2010

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