Saturday, December 24, 2011

Songs of the Season vvb's takes

Songs of the Season
Event production by
Random Magic Tour
Sasha Soren (Random Magic)
Dec. 10-25, 2011
Music Hop Menu
with my takes on the songs

Dec 10: Beyond Strange New Words
All I Want for Christmas is You
performed by Glee Cast
listen here
my take: cool and catchy beat
weeeeeee for gleeeeeee ;-D - can't go wrong with their tunes

Dec 11: Book Bunny
Angels We Have Heard On High Lyrics
performed by Brian McKnight Feat. Josh Groban
listen here
my take: sweet one with wonderful intermixing of voices

Dec 12: vvb32 reads
Christmas Time Is Here (instrumental)
performed by Vince Guaraldi Trio
listen here
my take: classic jazzy tune that is simply groovy

Dec 13: The True Book Addict
Amid the Falling Snow
performed by Enya
listen here
my take: mmmm, always love Enya tunes so it was not hard to like this one

Dec 14: A Backwards Story
Holiday Lament (The Fruitcake Song)
From the original holiday musical revue THAT TIME OF THE YEAR
listen here
my take: LOL - cute! love the hats and must confess, i like fruitcake ;-D

Dec 15: Snowdrop Dreams of Books
Have a Holly Jolly Christmas
performed by Burl Ives
listen here
my take: rudolph is such a cutie! this is my favorite burl ives xmas song so it's a must to listen to!


Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf
Sleigh Ride
performed by Amy Grant
listen here
my take: lovely, warm and fuzzy

Dec 16: Geeky Fairy Tales
At Christmas, Merry Christmas Baby, Christmas Means to Me My Love
performed by Hanson
listen here
my take: young long blonde haired cutie patooties with a rockin' xmas tune

Dec 17: Rachel Superbook (vlogger)
Why Couldn't It Be Christmas Everyday?
performed by Bianca Ryan
listen here
my take: teeny bopper xmas, cute

Liana's Paper Doll Blog
Long Way Around The Sea
performed by Low
listen here
my take: somber and mellow, lovely

Dec 18: Splash of our Worlds
All I Want For Christmas Is You
performed by Glee Cast
listen here
my take: more Glee, wheeeeeee


Let Them Read Books
Old English Carole
performed by George Ratcliff Woodward
listen here
my take: love the sounds of classics, cheery and upbeat

Dec 19: Maat's Feather of Truth
performed by Lisa Thiel
listen here
my take: magical


Moonlight Gleam's Bookshelf
Christmas Lights
created by Holdman Christmas
listen here
my take: spectacular! rock out with this light show!

Dec 20: The Book Addict
Silent Night
listen here
my take: nice classic


Susan K. Mann
Carol of the Bells
performed by John Williams from the Home Alone Soundtrack
listen here
my take: fun round to hear and sing

Dec 21: Reviews from my First Reads Shelf
Christmas Wrapping
performed by The Waitresses
listen here
my take: cool, very waitresses sound

Then suddenly we laughed and laughed

Caught on to what was happening

That Christmas magic's brought this tale
To a very happy ending!


Amanda Makepeace
White Christmas
performed by Bing Crosby
listen here
my take: bing! love this one from the dreamy crooner!

Dec 22: Assortments
Carol of the Bells
performed by August Burns Red
listen here
my take: emo and goth flavor


Funny Wool
Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
performed by Frank Sinatra
listen here
my take: finger-snapping action with this crooner's rendition

Dec 23: Bookish
Let it Snow
performed by Vonda Shepard
listen here
my take: soulful

Dec 24: Songs and Stories
Mary, Did You Know?
performed by Hayley Westenra
listen here
my take: beautiful

Dec 25: Random Magic Tour
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
performed by Casting Crowns
listen here
my take: touching
based on a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, whoa, reading the backstory and history of this song, whoa


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  1. Love Glee. :) Happy Hollidays!

  2. Dang, I have GOT to watch Glee sometime!! All these picks look beautiful, after the kid's leave tonight I'll come back to listen to several - especially the *Christmas Lights* :)

    Much Love & Holiday Hugs <3

  3. Some favorites here.



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