Thursday, December 24, 2009

Merry Christmas!

Christmas Eve is upon us and hopefully you have all of your shopping done and are ready to go with whatever your plans are for the coming weekend, be they Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or just friends and family related. We here at Amused headquarters, having done our celebrating early, will be taking it easy on Christmas day and just hanging out at the homestead and exchanging stockings and bbq'ing (well we do live in California after all!). I personally am really looking forward to a change of pace from the usual Christmas family madness (and ensuing drama).

With that I have taken a note from
Constance Reader and would like to share with you two of my favorite Christmas classics that I will be playing in the background over the next two days. Enjoy and best wishes for the season!

The first is truly a classic. We have Bing Crosby with 'White Christmas'. It really tugs at the ol' heartstrings for me and reminds me of my childhood:




Now this one is more of a 'modern' classic and maybe what you should listen to after you've had a few too many but it is, well, awesome! Here, I present The Pogues and 'Fairytale of New York':

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