Friday, December 22, 2006

Christmas Tunes

Here are a couple of my favorites:

John Denver and the Muppets do the 12 Days of Christmas like nobody's business. Even though the video is blurry, it's still worth watching. In college, a girl who lived in my hallway had a taped copy of John Denver and the Muppets Christmas special that she had made a tape recorder next to a record player that was playing the album. While it was recording, she left the room and the record started skipping, right in the middle of Miss Piggy singing "five gold rings." She walked back into the room and fixed the problem, but the taped copy had Miss Piggy singing "GO-old" fifteen times. It was spectacular.

Fairytale of New York by the Pogues with Kristy McColl. If I ever meet a guy who will get drunk with me and sing a karaoke duet of this song on Christmas eve, well, I'd probably marry him. Even if he had teeth like Shane McGowan.

4 comments:

LisaKate said...

Merry Christmas, Eileen and GOOD LUCK on your trip!! Safe travels and have fun.

Jinxy said...

Did you ever read how Kristy McColl died? She got run over by a speed boat while diving in Mexico by some supermarket heir who paid the police $2000 and then walked, scot free.

Tragedy that.

P.S. I've been dying to sing karaoke "Fairy Tale Of New York" for the last month! Pogues on the brain. How'd you know?

However, I'm already married. Though my dentist says I have nice teeth.

eileen said...

I just recently found out how she died- I had always heard it referred to as "tragic" and wrongly assumed it was cancer.

Daniel said...

The River Bottom Nightmare Band rules! Come to Asheville to see us rock the house silly!