Tuesday, December 18, 2007

S's Favorite Christmas Songs

Happy holidays ladies and gents! Laura is up to her eyeballs (her words) in preparations for the coming holiday, so I (Nate) have been asked to do a post in her absence. And what a post it is. Without further ado, here are S's favorite Christmas songs, in no particular order, chosen by S himself.

First up, Captain and Tennille with "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas".

Colloquially known around our house as "the hippo song", S loves this track because, as he pointed out to us, "Santa doesn't have any hippos." So true.

Next, we have Nick and Rick Gadler's rendition of "We Wish You a Merry Christmas".

S's take: "It sounds like Cookie Monster is singing!"

The Temptations - "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"

This is my favorite version of this song, and S agrees. He particularly loves to sing along to the coda: "Hey Rudolph! Come on and drive my sleigh!" Which is just as cute as it sounds.

Lastly, Woody Phillips with "Jingle Bells"

When S listens to this song, he is completely silent and stares at the speakers. Something about the timbre of the instruments, I suppose. This song is from A Toolbox Christmas, a collection of yuletide classics played exclusively with work tools. When asked why he likes it, S simply responded, "the instruments".

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