I am terribly old-fashioned when it comes to Christmas. I tend to listen to a lot of new age stuff, but essentially Christmas music for me spells Dean, Bing and Frank.
You can never, ever go wrong with Frank Sinatra's album A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra or the Rat Pack Christmas album or Bing Crosby's White Christmas — what can I say? It's timeless and was always a holiday staple in my house. Dean Martin's 'A Winter Romance'. I know these are cliché but it's truly charming and wonderful, and they choke me up every time.
My Christmas go-tos also include Harry Connick, The Muppet's "The Christmas Wish", Nat King Cole, The Christmas Song, John Lennon, Billy Squier, WHAM also make their traditional presence known.
Acapella with Straight No Chaser is brilliant as much as acapella can be brilliant. And of course, you can't have Christmas without the Charlie Brown Album or An Elvis Christmas.
There's a little frame during which you can relish Christmas music, at least without peopleRead More »from ‘Tis the Season to Play It Out