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The Christmas Song - Lettermen

We normally have no open fire in our side of the globe, but I love what this song is about anyway. To me it captures the spirit of christmas so beautifully. It also brings back happy memories of the holidays at home. The uploader commented, "listen to the acapella beginning and ending. Absolutely sublime! The backing throughout the track is deliberately minimal and the overall effect is just stunning!"

I love the way christian culture is pictured in these lines:

"Yuletide carols being sung by a choir ... Tiny tots with their eyes all aglow... And so I'm offering this simple phrase, To kids from one to ninety-two, Although its been said many times, many ways, A very Merry Christmas to you"

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Lisa notes... said…
Don't their voices blend together so perfectly? I really enjoyed the arrangement of this. Thanks for finding it and sharing it today!

daylily777 said…
Beautiful Song! I love The Lettermen ,they were very popular when I was younger.
Merry Christmas !
Peggy said…
Blessings Hazel, Are these the Lettermen of the 70s? Awesome...this is a flashback for me!!! I love how their voices harmonize so beautifully! This truly is a Christmas around the fire!!!
We must remember that it is Jesus that warms that fire within & continue to keep Him first in CHRISTmas! Love this Hazel! Your foto of perfect for this "tiny tots with their eyes all aglow...will find it hard to sleep tonight!" May your family enJOY Jesus and a very merry CHRISTmas!
Peggy said…
Thanks for posting the Lettermen! Now I've gone to the YouTubes and enJoying so many of the oldies I use to love..."I Believe", "You'll Never Walk Alone"...thanks so much for discovering & posting their Christmas harmony!!! It is the real Lettermen!
Ah, The Lettermen! Such memories. Love their tight harmony.
Thom said…
Beautiful...At first I thought it was David Letterman and I was all ready for a funny one. LOL I love this :) Happy Holidays to you and yours :)
Hazel said…
Lisa, I think it's the reason why I love this version very much - they blend so perfectly it's a beauty to listen to

Myrna, so I heard. I was about my kid's age when the adults around me were raving about them.

Peggy, I'm glad you enjoyed it and even found some more. Thanks for your thoughts. I appreciate them.

Linda, I love this description of their harmony from you - tight :)

Thom, my eyes moved to David Lettermam too quickly and I was ready for a funny one too, LOL!
Mary said…
This is beautiful, Hazel...I remember listening to the Lettermen sing Christmas songs in the 70's, when my children were little...those were wonderful times, and bring back fond memories, thinking about us all singing along in the car...thanks so much for sharing!

God bless,
Cathy said…
A great Christmas song, I enjoyed it.
Thom said…
Great minds my friend :)
Ebie said…
The Lettermen songs are timeless! One of my favorite group!
Karen said…
Beautiful! Thanks for sharing this one....

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