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goddess28
Goddess28  (Level: 92.6 - Posts: 5236)
Thu, 19th Nov '09 3:57 PM

CHRISTMAS

They started the day in - day out Christmas music today, non-stop jingle bells until New Years. I love Christmas time as much as the next person but it's not even Thanksgiving yet.

bobolicios
Bobolicios  (Level: 117.7 - Posts: 1745)
Thu, 19th Nov '09 5:02 PM

I noticed it last week, where have you been. Oh you must mean at work, I work in a higher end hotel and we have piped in awful music, I hope it doesn't mean I will be hearing xmas music when I go in tonight until after 1st.

goddess28
Goddess28  (Level: 92.6 - Posts: 5236)
Thu, 19th Nov '09 6:15 PM

Yes, at work. The radio station we are set to went Christmas today, seems a little early to me. I wish they would at least mix it with regular songs.

pennwoman
Pennwoman  (Level: 155.2 - Posts: 2478)
Thu, 19th Nov '09 8:23 PM

We have lots of houses with Christmas lights on, but the weather has been nice, so I guess people are getting a jump on it.

f5laur
F5laur  (Level: 31.1 - Posts: 823)
Thu, 19th Nov '09 8:29 PM

The stores here started putting Christmas stuff out before Halloween!
Talk about being sick of Christmas already!

jank0614
Jank0614  (Level: 67.1 - Posts: 4597)
Thu, 19th Nov '09 9:25 PM

Welcome to the world in which a musician lives. We start working on our winter concert in October, as soon as we complete our fall concert. We're all about Christmas/winter music'ed out long before Christmas Day.


alvandy
Alvandy  (Level: 229.3 - Posts: 7560)
Thu, 19th Nov '09 11:16 PM

There has been one radio station in Central Pennsylvania that has played 100% Christmas/Holiday music since the BEGINNING of November.
There was barely any time from listening to Bobby Boris Pickett often to moving along to:

Bing Crosby!.

uturntama
Uturntama  (Level: 51.0 - Posts: 179)
Fri, 20th Nov '09 12:23 AM

Yippee.....I love Christmas and the music that comes along with it!

salzypat
Salzypat  (Level: 156.3 - Posts: 5315)
Sat, 21st Nov '09 1:32 AM

me, too, Tama!

I used to work with a lady who collected music boxes, many that played Christmas carols. She would bring in a music box around Thanksgiving, wind it up and type like crazy. When the music box ran down, she'd grab it, crank it up again and go back to typing, barely missing a beat! The next day she'd bring in another music box and repeat the process.

Believe it or not, you can get to the point where you don't hear it after a while.

summertime
Summertime  (Level: 111.0 - Posts: 1122)
Sat, 21st Nov '09 2:01 AM

I also enjoy Christmas music, but do wish it would begin the day after Thanksgiving; the official first day of Christmas shopping. I can only listen to "Jingle Bell Rock" so many times.

pepperdoc
Pepperdoc  (Level: 152.5 - Posts: 4286)
Sat, 21st Nov '09 9:31 AM

Yes, but... can you ever hear enough of "Grandma Got Run Over by A Reindeer?"

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summertime
Summertime  (Level: 111.0 - Posts: 1122)
Sat, 21st Nov '09 9:39 AM

Ha, ha, ha....excellent retort! Oh, I can't stop laughing...you're hilarious and no, I can't hear too much of that song!

ladyvol
Ladyvol  (Level: 205.3 - Posts: 5487)
Sat, 21st Nov '09 10:16 AM

I love Christmas music too but it seems that some people start playing it right after Halloween! At least wait until after Thanksgiving!
Rockin' around the christmas tree at the Christmas party hop.....
Mistletoe hung where you can see every couple tries to stop.....
Me

pennwoman
Pennwoman  (Level: 155.2 - Posts: 2478)
Sat, 21st Nov '09 10:19 AM

Oh, it's Christmas Season for me, when I hear the Carpenters Merry Christmas Darling, I don't know why. And Silver Bells, by Johnny Mathis

jank0614
Jank0614  (Level: 67.1 - Posts: 4597)
Sat, 21st Nov '09 10:26 AM

Maybe they feel the country "needs a little Christmas, right this very minute."

I have to admit I really am ready for the magical season this year.

(And I'm thrilled that this year, compared to last year's MS group, is able to conquer "Jingle Bell Rock"! I've never seen a group of students so proud. They themselves can measure how much they've improved from last year's debacle. The sparkle in their faces when they play it keeps me from getting tired of hearing it!)

buchanan
Buchanan  (Level: 81.3 - Posts: 339)
Sat, 21st Nov '09 11:01 PM

I saw a Christmas tree decorated in a home last week.They can't wait until after Thanksgiving to do the Xmas decor.buchanan

clevercloggs
Clevercloggs  (Level: 27.4 - Posts: 1246)
Sun, 22nd Nov '09 1:26 AM

Of all the posts i've had censored, and there have been a few, the one i had deleted from this thread is the most scandalous. It is out and out religious discrimination, so i really shouldn't be surprised.

mickeym
Mickeym  (Level: 88.2 - Posts: 1803)
Sun, 22nd Nov '09 11:25 AM

Love everything Mannheim Steamroller, and the first song of their's marks the seasons start! Yes, even their version of Drummer Boy, almost. Oh, and do I lose all credibility by admitting to a liking for Alvin and the Chipmunk's Christmas Don't be Late???

goddess28
Goddess28  (Level: 92.6 - Posts: 5236)
Tue, 24th Nov '09 6:37 PM

Yes! Credibility shot!

I do love listening to the Transiberian Orchestra at christmas time. I went to their concert two years ago and it was one of the best shows I have ever seen. Highly recommend to music lovers.

Tomorrow starts the holiday season for me, at 5pm I will officially recognize the christmas season.

jank0614
Jank0614  (Level: 67.1 - Posts: 4597)
Tue, 24th Nov '09 6:59 PM

My students LOVE Transiberian Orchestra concerts.

There are very few Christmas and winter songs that I don't love every year - I look forward to them and Christmas just wouldn't feel the same without them.

garrybl
Garrybl  (Level: 279.5 - Posts: 6640)
Tue, 24th Nov '09 7:22 PM

I'm still clean -- no Xmas songs heard yet! let's see how long I can hold out!

goddess28
Goddess28  (Level: 92.6 - Posts: 5236)
Tue, 24th Nov '09 8:44 PM

Way to go Barry! My hero!


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