The Best of Christmas Sitcoms
My Top Ten list would not be complete without:
All in the Family - Christmas at the Bunkers
Andy Griffith Christmas episode
Dick Van Dyke Christmas episode
Mary Tyler Moore 1st Christmas episode...
Remember when Black Friday was on Friday?
Imagine what will happen if the stores are allowed to stay open all night Christmas Eve until lunch time on Christmas Day! This year, more than 50,000 restaurants, bars, convenience stores and...
My Dog Sam
Dear Abby, I too was picked on when I was a child and I too turned to our dog Queenie. She always gave me love and she always listened. Bless you.
Gosh, I almost forgot "Pretty Paper" by Roy Orbison!
"Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" is awfully melancholy, too, especially the original movie lyrics. (And THOSE were rewritten to make them less bleak!)
I was thinking the same thing....
"Through the years we all will be together, if the fates allow. Until then, we'll have to muddle through some how."
And the original lyrics were "Have yourself a merry little Christmas, it may be your last/next year we may all be living in the past". The story is that Judy Garland balked at singing that, and who can blame her? I've heard a few versions that don't use the "muddle through" line, but I like it--it was very effective in James Taylor's version, which came out in 2001, after 9/11, and fit how I felt at the time...... (Come to think of it, "We need a little Christmas", from the musical Mame, is sort of dark too, if you know what's going on at that point in the musical. Huh, better add that to my list, too.)
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"PInk Christmas" is featured in this month's Merry Podcast #32!
Originally Posted by Anne_Langston
Okay, this may sound a little strange, but I'm trying to find songs about what I guess would be the sadder aspects of the holiday season, or about winter in general for a project I want to do. For instance, songs like "If we make it through December", "Wish I had a River", "Blue Christmas", even "I am a Rock". Any suggestions? (I'm avoiding "The Christmas Shoes", as I really hate that song. Any other suggestions will be gladly listened to.)
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