Tag Archives: Holiday

memories of the ’80s – Last Christmas by Wham!

The Brit pop duo Wham! decided to get into the holiday spirit in the mid 1980s with their contribution to the season with Last Christmas. Released as a B side single with the song Everything She Wants from the 1984 … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Wonderful Christmastime by Paul McCartney

In November 1979, a former Beatle, working by himself in his home studio decided to celebrate the holiday season with the song Wonderful Christmastime. In the Fall of 1979, Paul McCartney was focused on writing and recording his second solo … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Last Christmas by Wham!

Popular Brit pop duo Wham! hit the charts with its own holiday creation – Last Christmas. Recorded in 1984, the same year as the powerhouse song by Band Aid Don’t They Know It’s Christmas? , the song was written and … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Bing Crosby’s Merrie Olde Christmas

Bing Crosby’s┬álast television Christmas special had a unique pop culture inclusion – a duet with David Bowie for Bing Crosby’s Merrie Olde Christmas. The┬ástoryline of the holiday special was a visit to England by the Crosby family to see a … Continue reading

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Eat, drink…

Tis the season to eat and drink to excess, and for some get engaged…..

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Peace with an accent

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memories of the ’70s – A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

Since the Peanuts gang was particularly fond of holidays, Charles Schulz created A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, which aired for the first time in 1973. As the 10th animated special starring Charlie Brown and friends, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, it starts … Continue reading

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