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21st Jun '16 2:08:43 PM gewunomox
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* Pictured above: The ''Franchise/StarWars'' album ''Christmas in the Stars'', which is not quite as infamous as ''Film/TheStarWarsHolidaySpecial'' but comparably misconceived (at least they don't sing about "Life Day" here). It featured the voices of Anthony Daniels and, on "R2-D2 We Wish You A Merry Christmas," an 18-year-old named [[BonJovi John Bongiovi]].

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* Pictured above: The ''Franchise/StarWars'' album ''Christmas in the Stars'', which is not quite as infamous as ''Film/TheStarWarsHolidaySpecial'' but comparably misconceived (at least they don't sing about "Life Day" here). It featured the voices of Anthony Daniels and, on "R2-D2 We Wish You A Merry Christmas," an 18-year-old named [[BonJovi [[Music/BonJovi John Bongiovi]].
9th Jun '16 6:31:09 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPG3zSgm_Qo Christmas Time Is Here]]" by Music/VinceGuaraldi, from ''ACharlieBrownChristmas''.

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* "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPG3zSgm_Qo Christmas Time Is Here]]" by Music/VinceGuaraldi, from ''ACharlieBrownChristmas''.''WesternAnimation/ACharlieBrownChristmas''.
21st May '16 6:41:50 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* ''Music/TheBeachBoysChristmasAlbum'' (1964) by Music/TheBeachBoys features the typical holiday chestnuts (e.g. "Frosty the Snowman"), performed in the band's signature surf-rock style, along with five original songs.

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* ''Music/TheBeachBoysChristmasAlbum'' (1964) by Music/TheBeachBoys features the typical holiday chestnuts (e.g. "Frosty the Snowman"), five original songs performed in the band's signature surf-rock style, along with five original songs.seven standards performed in the style of The Four Freshmen.
4th May '16 7:42:31 PM aye_amber
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** Also known for the parody lyrics "Jingle Bells, {{Batman}} smells, Robin laid an egg...", which came full circle when, in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'', SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker [[FourthWallObserver himself]] [[AscendedMeme sang them]].

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** Also known for the parody lyrics "Jingle Bells, {{Batman}} Franchise/{{Batman}} smells, Robin laid an egg...", which came full circle when, in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'', SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker [[FourthWallObserver himself]] [[AscendedMeme sang them]].
4th May '16 9:31:19 AM Mdumas43073
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** Also known for the parody lyrics "Jingle Bells, Batman smells, Robin laid an egg...", which came full circle when, in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'', SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker [[FourthWallObserver himself]] [[AscendedMeme sang them]].

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** Also known for the parody lyrics "Jingle Bells, Batman {{Batman}} smells, Robin laid an egg...", which came full circle when, in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'', SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker [[FourthWallObserver himself]] [[AscendedMeme sang them]].



* "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8Vfp48laS8 Happy Christmas (War is Over)]]" by Music/JohnLennon.

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* "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8Vfp48laS8 Happy Christmas (War is Is Over)]]" by Music/JohnLennon.



* "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIe3Iao3cTY Christmas Time is Here]]" by Ray Parker, Jr.

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* "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIe3Iao3cTY Christmas Time is Is Here]]" by Ray Parker, Jr.



** and the Mike-Era "Merry Christmas...If That's Okay", which pokes fun at the whole PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad & the whole stupid "War On Christmas" phenomenon.

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** and the Mike-Era "Merry Christmas... If That's Okay", which pokes fun at the whole seasonal PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad & and the whole stupid "War On on Christmas" phenomenon.
4th May '16 9:28:23 AM Mdumas43073
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* "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4g23QfV4OY A Five-Pound Box of Money]]" by Pearl Bailey.
24th Mar '16 6:29:59 PM Mdumas43073
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* Harry Stewart recorded several of these in the '40s and '50s in the guise of his Norwegian-American character "Yogi Yorgesson". Examples include "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wct_qwlq2QI I Yust Go Nuts at Christmas]]", "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfkJcg5nZAI Yingle Bells]]", and "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueEprtU32sg I Was Santa Claus at the School House (for the P.T.A.)]]".
24th Mar '16 6:10:14 PM Mdumas43073
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPaGQEskSKM "Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer"]] by Elmo & Patsy.

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPaGQEskSKM "Grandma Got Run Over By A by a Reindeer"]] by Elmo & Patsy.



** There was... an acoustic blues version of "Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer" done by Poe.

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** There was... an acoustic blues version of "Grandma Got Run Over By A by a Reindeer" done by Poe.



* Most of the Bob Rivers catalogue.

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* Most Music/BobRivers has produced numerous albums full of the Bob Rivers catalogue.these.
4th Mar '16 12:21:23 PM LaurelHS
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* "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sG7OVZfw76k Winter Star]]" by Canadian singer Johnny Reid.
23rd Feb '16 10:44:47 AM Mdumas43073
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By the way -- and at the risk of being pedantic -- traditional hymns centered around the Nativity are the actual Christmas ''carols''. Modern tunes about snowfall or Santa are just plain ol' Christmas ''songs'' (or, in some cases, winter songs).
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