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Old 05-22-2013, 11:47 AM
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For "Oh Holy Night", I was going to say the best "recent" versions have been done by Celine Dion or Clay Aiken...but my goodness, you guys are right, you can't go wrong with the classic Nat King Cole version.



"Baby It's Cold Outside" is a good choice to discuss next, as there is indeed multiple versions of that! I don't neccesarily have to be the one to toss out the song choice, but I do want to make sure each song is given a few days to be discussed (I love to hear everyone's opinions).

So for "Baby It's Cold Outside...", there's a version by Rod Stewart from just a few years back that I'm actually pretty fond of (and I usually can't stand Rod Stewart!)

It must be his duet partner, Dolly Parton, that makes it work for you.
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It must be his duet partner, Dolly Parton, that makes it work for you.
That was Dolly Parton? Geez, how could I have overlooked that...yeah, that must've been why I enjoyed it.
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Okay, so how about...

What's the best version of Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer?
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I have to go with this one: The California Raisins!!!! (The Temptations)




I just love this one.
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LOL, havent seen that is years xmas365.

Have to go with the classic by the Cowboy himself Gene Autry, also a huge fan of Burl Ives.
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I kinda like Ringo Starr's version... he even makes a mistake in the lyrics and corrects himself and they left it in the final cut... reminds me of caroling when at least someone couldn't remember the lyrics and messed up everyone else... good times...
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I'd second that its a tight race between Autry and Ives.
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Okay, so how about...

what's the Best Version of The First Noel?!?
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Gonna go with Elvis here...
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Nat King Cole's version a good one.
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