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Old 11-15-2012, 03:35 PM   #1
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Your favorite "lesser known" Christmas Songs

I always like to update my Christmas songs list with a few new tunes each year. We all know the many classic Christmas tunes. What are your favorite "lesser known" Christmas tunes?

Here's a few of mine...

Candy Cane Christmas - Darius Rucker
Christmas Canon - Trans-Siberian Orchestra
The Christmas Song - The Ravonettes
Christmastime - Smashing Pumpkins
When Christmas Comes To Town - Matthew Hall/Meagan Moore
Wish List - Neon Trees

This last one is a bad one (but a classic in our household). I'm embarrassed to even list this one. Oh well...

Christmas Cash - Fred Figglehorn
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Old 11-15-2012, 03:50 PM   #2
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One of my favorites is by Robert Downey Jr (from ally mcbeal)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-z1wS8UbeY

My embarrassed to tell would be....Dominic the donkey

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQrdxtWgHbE


edit to add: we love the whole ally mcbeal christmas cd!

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Old 11-15-2012, 03:54 PM   #3
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Old 11-15-2012, 04:02 PM   #4
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One of my all time favorite songs is The Christmas Song by London After Midnight.

I also love the Robert Downey Jr. version of River and I like Christmas by The Who.
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Old 11-15-2012, 04:04 PM   #5
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One of my favorites is by Robert Downey Jr (from ally mcbeal)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-z1wS8UbeY

My embarrassed to tell would be....Dominic the donkey

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQrdxtWgHbE


edit to add: we love the whole ally mcbeal christmas cd!

lol....totally forgot about Dominic the donkey! :P
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Old 11-15-2012, 04:10 PM   #6
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Old 11-15-2012, 04:16 PM   #7
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lol....totally forgot about Dominic the donkey! :P
Best song ever. My brother and I call each other every time we hear it and leave messages with it on!
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Yes, yes, River sung by Robert Downey Jr.!!

The Christmas Tree by David Rose (played on Main St. during Christmas...only place you will ever hear it)

Christmas Stays the Same by Linda Eder

Ev'rybody's Waiting for the Man With the Bag by Kay Starr

Christmas Star by John Williams (Home Alone soundtrack)
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I also love the Robert Downey Jr. version of River
That reminds me of Sarah McLachlan's excellent... Song For A Winter's Night.
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Aspenglow - John Denver

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Please Daddy (Don't Get Drunk This Christmas) - John Denver, originally, Alan Jackson's version is better.

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The whole CD is just amazing with unusual versions of The River, Christmastime is Here and Silent Night. This is an upbeat one, but most are moody and beautiful.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYtR-a356Mg

All of my favorite Christmas music is not 'popular' stuff.
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Nuttin' for Christmas (My son's theme song)
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Dominick the Italian Christmas Donkey - we all love that one!

Wizards in Winter - Trans Siberian

I believe in Father Christmas - ELP

The Spirit of Christmas - Moody Blues

The Happy Elf - Harry Conick Jr

Christmas Song - Dave Matthews Band

Cool Yule - Bette Midler
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