Holiday Music Countdown: Number 10, a star dancing in the night

It’s Sunday night, and there’s a winter wonderland outside. Cold, cold, cold, and snowy enough to make up for the lack of precipitation we’ve had so far this winter. Inside it’s warm, and I’m drinking a cup of hot cocoa and listening to Christmas music. Let’s have another song for the countdown, shall we? (Find […]

Holiday Music Countdown: Numbers 22 and 21, with troubadours, the King, Bing, and a thin white duke

Continuing my highly-subjective countdown of the 25 best holiday songs. (See previous entry here.) 22. Blue Christmas (Ernest Tubb and His Texas Troubadours, Elvis Presley) Elvis wasn’t the first person to sing "BlueChristmas." It was recorded by Ernest Tubb in 1948 and became a country standard. qr3rPSUtQgI Of course, there’s a reason why people think […]