General chatter - It's T.S.O. Time Again!
11-22-2008, 09:17 PM
With the Christmas Season approaching I thought it was time to put up one of my favorite songs, Christmas Canon Rock, from Trans-Siberian Orchestra in case you may not have heard of them. They are in San Diego tonight, Angie and I were going to go see them again but decided that this would be the first of our "new economy" budget cuts :)
We love TSO and Mannheim Steamroller, have seen them both in concert. I love Christmas music, just bought another Jim Brinkman Christmas CD yesterday. I have a station near me that is playing Christmas music 24-7 already....maybe a little early but I am loving it.
What is your favorite Christmas song/group?
Christmas Canon Rock...enjoy...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jA9DmSfufSQ
11-22-2008, 09:48 PM
I love Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker...and I love the ballet. I would go every year if I had not worn out everyone I know with it! Including my high school students once!
I am pretty much a muoosh for old Bing Crosby Christmas tunes, too.
11-23-2008, 01:52 AM
Last big splurge before uber belt tightening - we are going to see Mannheim Steamroller in concert Tuesday. This and the Eagles concert last week were my early Christmas presents this year.
My favorite Christmas albums are A Fresh Aire Christmas as well as a homemade album a friend made that is Christmas carols done in the style of classical guitar - that one is my personal favorite.
11-23-2008, 10:49 PM
I love Barbra Streisand singing the Ave Maria.
11-24-2008, 12:19 AM
Love TSO...we are going to see them Saturday night in Philly. :D
11-24-2008, 08:52 AM
Oooooo Christmas Cannon Rock gives me goosebumps!!!!
I love all songs derived from Pachabel's Cannon!!
In fact, we played Cannon when we walked down the aisle :)
Thank you for sharing!
11-24-2008, 09:21 AM
Love TSO and the kids do too. Really love almost all Christmas music, but Amy Grant's version of "Grown-Up Christmas List" brings me to tears every time. And, does anyone else remember the "John Denver and the Muppets" album? Still have that one and it's great for a wonderful Christmas pick-me-up!
11-26-2008, 09:09 AM
Oooo They're coming to Calgary!!! I'll have to see if I can grab some tix.
11-26-2008, 07:34 PM
TSO is pretty good. I got a CD of them last year for Christmas. I got enough Mannheim Steamroller growing up, so I don't own any of their stuff.
But concerts? I'll be going to DD's next concert at Fullerton on 12/6 (you really can't beat $8 per ticket!). I'm jealous--DD and her boyfriend are going to the Australian Pink Floyd cover band in Anaheim tonight.
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