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Christmas Tunes Tag.

O Holy OrnamentI've been tagged by my fellow dLife columnist, Scott Johnson, to lay out my Top Five Favorite Christmas Tunes.  Here they are, in no particular order:

It’s Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) - When Bono and the boys start rallying about coming home for Christmas, it’s pure holiday magic.  I love this song.  LOVE IT.  (YouTube clip here.)

Jingle Bell Rock by Bobby Helms – The scene in Home Alone when the Culkin kid sticks a cardboard cutout of Michael Jordan on the train set so it looks like people dancing – undeniably classic.

O Holy Night – One of the prettiest Christmas songs I’ve ever heard.  Quite possibly one of the prettiest songs ever, holiday or not. 

Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer – I know every word to this song.  (Who sings this one?)  Granted, it’s extremely macabre and not very seasonally charming, but the line “You should never give a license to a man who drives a sleigh and plays with elves” makes my face ache from grinning.

And my top favorite Christmas tune: 

The 12 Days of Christmas (The Muppets and John Denver) - When the Muppets sing the 12 Days of Christmas, I just about lose it.  Best Christmas tune ever.  And when Animal lurches in with “Twelve Drummers Drumming,” I laugh every time. 

"Five golden rings!  Ba dum dum dum!"  Classic.

I'm not sure who hasn't been tagged, but feel free to tag yourself.  Ba dum dum dum!

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The Jingle Bell Rock rendition in "Home Alone" is my favorite! As is that movie :) My mom just bought it for us for Christmas, and know we're planning to pick up "Home Alone 2" so we can have Home Alone marathons! So great :)

O Holy Night is my all time favorite. I have it listed as #'s 1 AND 2.

Rock on sister Kerri, rock on.

I love Home Alone and all its Christmas music--especially the shaving scene. "I'm (doop doop) dreamin (do-doop) of a white (doop doop) Christmas..."

I LOVE that MUPPETTS rendition OF the 12 days of Christmas! Seriously it's my favorite too! It is the bomb. I've seen it many times, and it always brings a smile to my face. I'd love a pump commercial with Miss Piggy. That would be awesome!

I'm with Nic. The Drifters version of White Christmas in the Home Alone soundtrack is a favorite with the elves up here.

My 80-something-year-old great-grandmother ADORED "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" when it came out in the last years of her life. Silly, but true.

I agree with your #1 - whenever I hear beaker singing - mi-mi- mimi - mi mi, I laugh uproariously! Even the thought of it brings a smile to my face.

I also love in 'Feliz Navidad' when the singer shours - "ahh-hah!" - don't know why - it cracks me up every time.

Merry, merry - kerri!

I love those muppets especially ANIMAL!!!! Merry Christmas Kerri!

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