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JayIsh 04-29-2013 09:57 AM

If You Could Choose Only One Album...
 
If you could choose only one Christmas Album to listen to for the rest of your life, what would it be???

Jay

MerryCarey 04-29-2013 11:10 AM

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Originally Posted by JayIsh (Post 519117)
If you could choose only one Christmas Album to listen to for the rest of your life, what would it be???

Jay

I can't even answer that one ... it hurts to think about it! cheesy

trackrebel 04-29-2013 11:10 AM

I would record my daughter Kandice while singing Christmas songs :D

trackrebel 04-29-2013 11:10 AM

this one is so so hard....probably Natīs

JayIsh 04-29-2013 11:11 AM

I'm stuck between "Kenny Loggins December" and "Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton's A Christmas to Remember"...I originated the thread and even I can't just pick one!!!:razz:

Yuletide Junkie 04-29-2013 11:38 AM

Tony Bennett's "Snowfall"

RadioJonD 04-29-2013 03:03 PM

“I Know What He Wants For Christmas...but I don't know how to wrap it! ” – Kay Martin & Her Bodyguards. At least the album art would always be interesting.

Really, I don’t know either but probably one of the Capitol Records Ultra Lounge Christmas Cocktails CDs. (If boxed sets are included in our one choice, then difinitely these!)

Maureen 04-29-2013 03:08 PM

I'd have to go check the name of it but it's a compilation with 3 cd's (is that cheating?!) The first is comprised of the must have Christmas staples of Andy Williams, Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby etc. The second is more recent stuff - Band Aid, Wham, Mariah Carey etc. The third is traditional Christmas carols sung by traditional Christmas choirs (well, you know what I mean)

Think I'm covered for all eventualities now, thank you very much

:D

redkaga 04-29-2013 03:49 PM

Initially I thought this would be an easy answer, but then I start thinking...

First thought was Perry Como Sings Merry Christmas Music. That was the record my parents would cue up every Christmas morning right before we ran downstairs to open presents. When we heard the first line of Perry's recitation of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, we could come see the treasures Santa brought. "Sings..." is probably the only album, Christmas or otherwise, that my family has owned in 33 1/3, cassette, CD, and digital formats.

But then I thought about Christmas Portrait by the Carpenters. This album has been the "go to" Christmas album for my wife and our family. I love the way Richard Carpenter mixed this album to essentially be one continuous piece of music rather than a bunch of separate tracks.

I guess I'd flip a coin between those two albums if I had to pick one.

Christmas-A-Holic 04-29-2013 03:50 PM

That is a very hard question but like Maureen I also have a compilation 2 CD set of various artist that I have been playing year after year for nearly 25 years, went from LP's then replaced them to cassette tapes and finally bought the CD's, The Time-Life Treasury of Christmas. I can't live without it and I guess I would have to choose that one but sure would miss some other music that is not on that CD.

Please don't tell me the "Christmas Album Police" will be by my house soon to tell me to choose one while they confiscate the rest! :D

(Time to find a good hiding place)


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