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White Christmas
Steyn´s Song of the Week

SteynOnline, by Mark Steyn

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Posted By:MDMuskrat, 12/23/2013 10:30:36 PM

Throughout December we´ve been celebrating the big hits of the American Christmas songbook. We started the season with "Santa Baby", continued on to "I´ll Be Home For Christmas", and then dusted off Steyn´s obituary tribute to Hugh Martin, composer of "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas", in which Hugh tells Mark the story behind his famous standard and gives him a unique live performance. (snip) In this Christmas podcast, Mark visits the home of Mary Ellin Barrett, daughter of the man who gave us "White Christmas", "God Bless America", "Blue Skies" and much more.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 12/24/2013 1:37:39 AM     (No. 9666210)

I lost track of Steyns...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TXspyder, 12/24/2013 2:19:20 AM     (No. 9666218)

My favorite..........

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p91GXkQ-Sas

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rather Read, 12/24/2013 4:11:49 AM     (No. 9666259)

I do not like Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas. It´s just too darn sad for me. I guess if I had to pick a modern Christmas song, it would be either Silver Bells or Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: rockymtnhigh, 12/24/2013 8:55:48 AM     (No. 9666448)

Alan Jackson´s "Let It Be Christmas"

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 12/24/2013 12:04:38 PM     (No. 9666759)

Matthew 7:6

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