• Christmas tunes

    by  • December 25, 2005 • California, christmas • 0 Comments

    Sarah’s top ten Christmas songs (in random order):

    1. Baby It’s Cold Outside
    2. Once in a Royal David’s City
    3. The Holly and the Ivy
    4. Santa Baby
    5. Quelle Est Cette Odeur Agreable? (What is this fragrance ’round us wafting?)
    6. In Dulci Jubilo
    7. In the Bleak Mid-Winter
    8. O Holy Night
    9. Walking in the Air (From the Snowman animation based on the Raymond Briggs children’s book)
    10. Jesus Christ the Apple Tree

    Joel’s top ten favorite Christmas songs (also in random order)

    1. The Holly and the Ivy
    2. Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella
    3. O Come O Come Emmanuel
    4. O Holy Night
    5. Carol of the Bells
    6. Sleigh Ride
    7. Still, Still Still
    8. Silent Night
    9. I Saw Three Ships
    10. Away in A Manger (the British version)

    Joel and Sarah’s least favorite Christmas songs that should be erased from popular culture forever:

    1. Jingle Bell Rock
    2. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree
    3. Cool Yule (Brian Setzer, for shame!)
    4. Little Saint Nick
    5. Santa Claus is Coming to Town
    6. Frosty the Snowman
    7. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
    8. Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer
    9. All I Want for Christmas is You (as sung by Mariah Carey)



    Sarah grew up in Colorado but considers herself a Chinese-Malaysian-English-American. Her favorite thing to do is read in bed, or some sunny spot on a couch.

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