White Christmas (Cover) - Girls Aloud - Unmastered Christmas Songs (CDr)

The song distills the melancholia that can settle on even the jolliest soul during the holiday season otherwise known as SadGirlFall and CozyGirlWinter. While the words are cheerful merry is literally in the title , Garland's performance is breathtaking and, yes, heartbreaking. Since its debut, the song has become a Christmas classic covered by contemporary greats like Sam Smith, Christina Aguilera, and Frank Sinatra, though few have surpassed Garland's tear-jerking performance. It's no fun to get the blues at Christmas, unless Bessie Smith is singing them.

The legendary blues singer gave a Christmas gift to the world with her song, "At the Christmas Ball. It's hard to believe this antiwar classic is almost 50 years old!

When John Lennon and Yoko Ono were engaging in various protest activities—think their late '60s bed-ins—they were also making beautiful and meaningful music designed to reach the masses, but also to convey a serious message. Layering Christmas wishes with a pointed desire for peace, the couple took aim at the Vietnam War and encouraged people to think about the greater global context at a time of sometimes ignorant celebration and indulgence.

We love a good anti-Christmas anthem. Singer, songwriter, and producer Elvis Costello bet MacGowan he couldn't write a Christmas duet to sing with the band's bass player and Costello's future wife Cait O'Riordan. Costello may have lost his wager, but the world got "Fairytale in New York," a wistful song for anyone who has been lonely on Christmas Eve—even those in, "in the drunk tank. Irving Berlin penned "White Christmas" for the classic Christmas movie Holiday Inn , and Bing Crosby delivered a beautifully memorable, if slightly mournful, take on the tune.

As an aside, if you haven't seen Holiday Inn , you must. Crosby got a second shot at the song on the set of White Christmas , where he knocked it out of the park again. The nostalgic song is so popular that it holds the Guinness World Record as the best-selling single of all time. But their songs mostly covers were all overshadowed by the standout track "Christmas in Hollis" from upstarts Run-DMC. Or, as DMC himself put it , "The beat is dope. The flow is dope.

The rhymes are dope. Software Images icon An illustration of two photographs. Images Donate icon An illustration of a heart shape Donate Ellipses icon An illustration of text ellipses. It appears your browser does not have it turned on. Please see your browser settings for this feature. Post Views: 39, I agree to my Facebook data being stored and used as per Privacy Policy. I agree to my Facebook Comments being used as per Privacy Policy. It received a boost in the early s, when it was prominently featured in the film Home Alone during a scene in which Kevin, the lead character, is applying his father's aftershave while mouthing the lyrics.

Radio stations formats as diverse as oldies, adult contemporary, Top 40, and country began playing the Drifters' version. It was later featured in the film The Santa Clause. Andy Williams charted on the Christmas Singles chart in 1 and 22 with his version. Sign In Don't have an account? Also known as the most famous Christmas song of all time, Mariah Carey's '90s hit is a must-listen around the holiday season, whether you like it or not. Apparently, Sam Smith hates Christmas music yet still gifted us a soothing rendition of this classic.

To me, it sounds more like a classic jazz standard. Some say yes me. Others say LOL, bye. If your favorite Lady Gaga era isn't the one where she was wandering around singing Christmas songs with Tony Bennett, you aren't living. Okay, so it's not originally a Christmas song—but this particular incarnation appeared on the soundtrack to Scrooged so it totally counts.

Correctly hailed as the best holiday rap song of all time, Run-DMC's "Christmas in Hollis" is better than any present under the tree—as it's the gift that keeps on giving.

If you like Kate Bush, this song will be an amazing experience for you. No matter what you're celebrating, where you're celebrating, or whom you're celebrating with, no seasonal gathering is complete without at least one solid holiday music jam session. Due to the essential nature of such songs, we've rounded up the best, most singable, and most heartwarming ones for you. But one thing needs to be said: these hits are all sung by pop stars.

“White Christmas” is known for being one of the most covered songs of all time. The track was originally written by Irving Berlin in , and since then has become the world’s best-selling.

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  1. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CDr release of Unmastered Christmas Songs on Discogs. Label: Polydor - none • Format: CDr Promo, Sampler • Country: UK • Genre: Pop • Girls Aloud - Unmastered Christmas Songs (, CDr) | Discogs.
  2. Oct 19,  · 50+ videos Play all Mix - White Christmas Acoustic Guitar Cover - Christmas Songs Chords & Lyrics Sheet YouTube This guitar is worth $, - Duration: Rob Scallon Recommended for you.
  3. Dec 02,  · White Christmas | Christmas Song | Song Cover I was planning on putting this up next week, but I thought as its the very start of the Christmas month, it might be fitting to upload it today! I.
  4. Dec 25,  · "White Christmas" is an Irving Berlin song reminiscing about an old-fashioned Christmas setting. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the version sung by .
  5. Oct 01,  · But their songs (mostly covers) were all overshadowed by the standout track "Christmas in Hollis" from upstarts Run-DMC. Of course, the hip hop group is behind smash hits like, "It's Tricky" and.
  6. Dec 22,  · With the famous Christmas song, for all people, peace, love and good health,Merry Christmas & Happy New Year , here is my cover version, I made my own simple backing.
  7. Oct 26,  · Bing Crosby - White Christmas. Courtesy MCA. Bing Crosby's recording of the song "White Christmas" is considered the bestselling single of all time having sold over 50 million copies worldwide. This album was first put together in when it was released as 10 songs on five 78 rpm discs. It reached #1 on the national album chart.
  8. The song White Christmas was written by Irving Berlin and was first recorded and released by Bing Crosby with Ken Darby Singers and John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra in It was covered by Bill Perry [1], Blue Seven, Tim McKee, The Overtones [GB] and other artists.

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