Our 3rd Annual Favorite Christmas Song List! Part Two

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And now for Part TWO of vendor holiday favorites! What could be more wonderful – and at the time, surprising – than two different generations of music icons coming together for a beautiful duet of “Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth.”  (Click on song name for video.) This is Perry’s choice to start the second part of our list!

Shawn: Disco Christmas, Universal Robot Band [1977]
Ricardo: This Christmas, Donny Hathaway
Barbara: White Christmas, Bing Crosby (with Danny Kaye)
Winston: Santa Baby, Eartha Kitt
Jill: Christmas is Coming (from A Charlie Brown Christmas), Vince Guaraldi Trio
Tom: Wonderful Christmas Time, Paul McCartney and Wings (1979)
Albert: Silent Night, The Temptations
George: Christmas at K-Mart, Root Boy Slim
Ike: This Christmas, The Whispers
Herb: Every Year, Every Christmas, Luther Vandross
Tanya: Have A Holly Jolly Christmas, Burl Ives (1965)
Tom: Dear Santa, Syng McGowan

And a few of our editor’s fun favorites:
Last Christmas, Wham!
Christmas Medley, The Swingle Singers
When My Heart Finds Christmas, Harry Connick, Jr.

Wishing you all a blessed and joyful Christmas and see you in the NEW YEAR!


Our 3rd Annual Favorite Christmas Song List! Part One

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It is time for our annual vendor list of their favorite Christmas song. They were as diverse as the vendors themselves and so many we are doing the list in two parts! From the traditional to the not so traditional, all mean something special to our vendors. Click on the song name and enjoy! Let us know what your favorites are!

Janet Ruehl: Oh Holy Night, Andy Williams
B. Derek Shaw: 
Christmas in Love, Firefall
Skip and Kelly: Carol of the Bells, Art Garfunkel and Amy Grant
Vince: Please Come Home for Christmas, The Eagles
Gregg: I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus, The Jackson 5
Marty: All I Want For Christmas Is You, Vince Vance & the Valiants
Chad: Oh Holy Night, Nat King Cole
Kenny Shriver: Do They Know It’s Christmas, Band Aid 1984
Joe Bryant: Silver Bells, Kenny G
Jim Reeves: Christmas (Baby Please Come Home), Darlene Love
Dave: Silent Night, Tom  Waits
Mike Lambert: The Christmas Song, Nat King Cole
Sid: Oh My Papa, Eddie Fisher
John Woods: There Was A Star/Riverside 1962from The Staple Singers album ‘The 25th of December’
Linda & Butch: Rocking Around The Christmas Tree, Brenda Lee
Sonny: So This Is Christmas, John Lennon
Shane: Fairytale Of New York, The Pogues featuring Kirsty MacColl
Bernie and Christie: White Christmas, The Drifters
Dave: There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays,Perry Como
Bob: Someday At Christmas, Stevie Wonder

Stay Tuned for Part Two!


Our final show of the year is this Sunday, December 21! Celebrate the season with us!

It’s that time of year! The holiday season is upon us and this Sunday is the last show to buy all those gifts for your favorite music lover – or a little something for yourself! We are also introducing our very own Arbutus Record & CD Show bag with our new logo! Ask your favorite dealer for yours. Also coming up is our annual favorite Christmas song list from our vendors.

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