official non mainstream CHRISTMAS SONG THREAD, HAPPY HOLIDAYS ARE upon US..

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  1. TV the Wired Turtle

    TV the Wired Turtle Gretschified

    Jul 25, 2009
    so cal
    Only 7 weeks till Xmas, and we need a lovely distraction!! Lets get this off the beaten path thread rollin, any kind of music as long as Mariah Carey is NOT included :)

     
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  2. Duo Slinger

    Duo Slinger Gretschie

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    Sep 11, 2020
    California, USA
    This is pushing it, but it is now my official favorite song of the season.


    This is also excellent:
     
  3. mister rain

    mister rain Gretschie

    301
    Apr 23, 2020
    new orleans
    okay, here are the only christmas songs i’m okay with:





     
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  4. Highroller

    Highroller Synchromatic

    902
    Jun 11, 2015
    Portland, OR
    OK, sure ... why not!? Beats worrying about the election!

    The late Dan Hicks doing his retro thing:



    And the still with us Chris Issak doing his retro thing:

     
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  5. GlenP

    GlenP Country Gent

    Jul 23, 2019
    WA
    Always a favorite on my hometown radio station back in the day by one of the local bands who played in the small clubs when I was not old enough to go see them.

     
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  6. HypotenusLuvTriangle

    HypotenusLuvTriangle Country Gent

    Oct 27, 2010
    Whittier, Ca


    there's also always this gem... Star Wars' Christmas album with the first known recording of Jon Bon Jovi singing.

     
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  7. calebaaron666

    calebaaron666 Friend of Fred

    Aug 15, 2018
    Portland, Maine
    There ain’t no Sanity Clause!
     
  8. Merc

    Merc Country Gent

    May 6, 2017
    Florida
  9. mister rain

    mister rain Gretschie

    301
    Apr 23, 2020
    new orleans
    jimbo is such a great guy - i actually live in his old apartment, and was working at the club where snz had their reunion in ‘16.
     
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  10. Stefan87

    Stefan87 Country Gent

    May 20, 2019
    Brisbane, Australia
    No Mariah Carey... C'mon man, it's a pretty good album lol.

    My mum will always have Michael Buble's Christmas album playing on Christmas day and I must admit I don't mind him, so that's what I think of when I think about Christmas songs.
     
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  11. wabash slim

    wabash slim Gretschified

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    71
    Feb 10, 2010
    lafayette in
    "A Christmas Song", "Solstice Bells"---Jethro Tull

    Quote from "A Christmas Song"---The Christmas spirit is not what you drink."
     
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  12. giffenf

    giffenf Synchromatic

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    Oct 26, 2008
    Los Angeles
    My Irish pseudo-cousin Brian Giffen and "Christmas #1." It's actually possible we're related, but if so, it's pretty distant.


    My personal favorite, which includes the greatest intro we've ever received, and it's not even in English:



    We're ready for New Years, too:
     
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  13. ramjac

    ramjac Synchromatic

    842
    Aug 14, 2011
    Wisconsin
  14. Mr. Lumbergh

    Mr. Lumbergh Country Gent

    May 14, 2013
    Initech, Inc.
    I spent too many years in retail while I was working my way through school. I can't deal with Christmas music anymore.
     
  15. Highroller

    Highroller Synchromatic

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    Jun 11, 2015
    Portland, OR
    You know, for us folks here at Gretsch-Talk, this one's probably a little too easy. I'd guess that at least 90% of us already have this in our record collection, but really - is there ever a "wrong time" for a duet with Ann-Margaret?

     
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  16. JeffreyLeePierre

    JeffreyLeePierre Country Gent

    That thread would not be complete without the king:



    To me, the Comeback Special version is much better than the original studio version.
     
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  17. Tele295

    Tele295 Country Gent

    As soon as I’m done recording it this week
     
  18. 5120mantis

    5120mantis Country Gent

    Age:
    47
    Mar 6, 2011
    nj
    I'll be setting my xmas tree/train up to bso and the ventures
     
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