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My holiday musical ugly sweaters

At times like these, we need some holiday music to lift our spirits, like the top 10 holiday songs that I posted last year. There are some holiday songs we should avoid. This is a list of what I call “musical ugly sweaters.” These songs are played every holiday season, but they are annoying, unlistenable, or just plain …

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1. Angels We Have Heard on High

During December, I’m posting my Top 10 favorite holiday songs. Each song has a special story or meaning behind it for me. What stories or meanings do you have for your favorite holiday songs? My number one song “Angels We Have Heard on High” combines all of the great features from the rest of the songs on …

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2. Grown-Up Christmas List

During December, I’m posting my Top 10 favorite holiday songs. Each song has a special story or meaning behind it for me. What stories or meanings do you have for your favorite holiday songs? This song is different from the others on my list. It is the only one I didn’t sing, and it has more of …

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3. Balulalow

During December, I’m posting my Top 10 favorite holiday songs. Each song has a special story or meaning behind it for me. What stories or meanings do you have for your favorite holiday songs? Benjamin Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols was the hardest piece of music I ever had to sing. It had unfamiliar melodies, tense and …

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4. Hallelujah Chorus

During December, I’m posting my Top 10 favorite holiday songs. Each song has a special story or meaning behind it for me. What stories or meanings do you have for your favorite holiday songs? If you sang in a choir in high school, you sang the “Hallelujah Chorus” from Handel’s Messiah. You had to. Every high school …

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