All is Calm, All is Bright…

Two songs that provide the perfect soundtrack as the star rises over Bethlehem: Sinead O’Connor’s beautiful rendition of “Silent Night” and James Taylor’s lovely “Go Tell It On the Mountain”…and a happy Christmas to all of you…

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“We’ll Be Caroling Through the Night”

Christmas, every year, needs to include Donny Hathaway singing once again about “This Christmas.”

In the Bleak Midwinter

They say the darkest hour is just before the dawn. It’s true. Here’s a perfect song for winter solstice…”In the Bleak Midwinter,” sung beautifully by the choir at King’s College, Cambridge:

Was Elvis ever lonely at Christmas?

Yes, indeed.

“Blue Christmas” has got to be Elvis’ most famous Christmas tune. It was even covered by Porky Pig.

But here’s his greatest, and saddest, and truest Christmas performance: