14 SLEEPS TO GO UNTIL CHRISTMAS 2019

14 SLEEPS TO GO UNTIL CHRISTMAS 2019

 jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG Wednesday 11th December 2019

 

  1. DRIVING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS PICTURE

 Ladene down with gifts we travel so far

  1. A CHRISTMAS LIST

25 BEST CHRISTMAS TRACKS EVER…

  1.         Fairytale of New York                                                    The Pogues Feat. Kirsty MacColl

2              Driving Home For Christmas                                         Chris Rea

3              Merry Christmas Everybody                                          Slade

4              Do They Know It’s Christmas                                        Band Aid

5              Christmas Morning                                                        Cyndy Lauper

6              I Beleive In Father Christmas                                         Greg Lake

7              Santa Claus Is Coming to Town                                     The Crystals

8              Lonely This Christmas                                                   Mud

9              Blue Christmas                                                               Shakin’ Stevens

10           Stay Another Day                                                           East 17

11           Mary’s Boy Child                                                     Harry Belafonte

12           I saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus                               Ronettes

13           Father Christmas Do Not Touch Me                             Goodies

14           Little Donkey                                                                The Beverley Sisters

15           Little Drummer Boy                                                     Bob Seger

16           Pretty Paper                                                                   Roy Orbison

17           Do You Hear What I Hear                                            Gladys Knight

18           Christmas Time                                                             Darkness

19           Walking In The Air                                                        Aled Jones

20           White Christmas                                                            Dean Martin

21           When A child Is Born                                                    Johnny Mathis

22           Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree                              Brenda Lee

23           Last Christmas                                                               Wham

24           A Winter’s Tale –                                                                David Essex

25           Thank God It’s Christmas –                                                Queen

Bonus    All I want For Christmas is You –                                    Mariah Carey

Bonus    Silent Night                                                                     Stevie Nicks

 

  1. CHRISTMAS WORDS

Animals that pull the gift giver’s sleigh:

Sweden: Goats

Australia: White kangaroos

Netherlands: White horse

Russia:  Foals

  1. A LINE OR TWO FROM THE SONG “I’M DRIVING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS

                When I get trough

And feel you near me                        

  1. NICE LITTLE CHRISTMAS NUMBER

51           27% of families sit down to watch the Queen’s Speech.

52           According to Matalan, 82% of people surveyed own a Christmas jumper, with 25-34 year olds the most likely to buy one. Over 75% of people buy their festive jumper to wear for a work event, whilst over half wear one on Christmas Day.

53           During the 20th century there were only seven official white Christmases in the United Kingdom. The chances of a White Christmas in London this year? 6%.

54           The average home will splash out £809.97 at Christmas; on food and drink, travel, decorations and presents, with the latter accounting for 58.5 per cent of the budget.

55           During the Christmas period, nearly 28 Lego sets are sold EVERY SECOND. – Source

  1. CHRISTMAS TRACK OF THE DAY
  1. Pretty Paper Roy Orbison 2:47
  1. A MERRY CHRISTMAS SHORT FILM OR VIDEO

 VISA 2019 Christmas TV Ad

  1. CHRISTMAS COMPILATION ALBUM

Christmas Songs

 

Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. “Boney M. – Mary’s Boy Child
  2. Johnny Mathis – When A Child Is Born
  3. David Bowie & Bing Crosby – Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy
  4. David Essex – A Winter’s Tale
  5. Münchener Freiheit – Keeping The Dream Alive
  6. Whitney Houston – Do You Hear What I Hear?
  7. Kelly Clarkson – Please Come Home for Christmas (Bells Will Be Ringing)
  8. Britney Spears – My Only Wish (This Year)
  9. Destiny’s Child – 8 Days of Christmas
  10. Luther Vandross – Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  11. Alexander O’Neal – This Christmas
  12. Donna Summer – Let There Be Peace
  13. Aretha Franklin – Joy to the World
  14. Bette Midler – Merry Christmas
  15. Gloria Estefan – Christmas Through Your Eyes
  16. Toni Braxton – The Christmas Song
  17. TLC – Sleigh Ride
  18. Cyndi Lauper – Early Christmas Morning
  19. Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers – White Christmas”

 

Disc: 2

  1. “Andy Williams – The Most Wonderful Time Of Year
  2. Perry Como – It’s Beginning To Look Like Christmas
  3. Roy Orbison – Pretty Paper
  4. Elvis Presley – Merry Christmas Baby
  5. Tony Bennett – Winter Wonderland
  6. Frank Sinatra – Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
  7. Doris Day – I’ll Be Home for Christmas
  8. Gladys Knight & The Pips – Do You Hear What I Hear?
  9. Eartha Kitt – Santa Baby
  10. Gene Autry – Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)
  11. Vic Damone – Deck The Halls
  12. Harry Belafonte – The Twelve Days of Christmas
  13. Jim Reeves – Blue Christmas
  14. Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers – Winter Wonderland / Sleigh Ride (Medley)
  15. John Denver – Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
  16. Tammy Wynette – Silent Night
  17. Dana – It’s Gonna Be a Cold, Cold Christmas
  18. Showaddywaddy – Hey Mr Christmas
  19. T. Rex – Christmas Bop”

Disc: 3

  1. “Il Divo – The Power Of Love
  2. Peter Auty – Walking in the Air
  3. Susan Boyle – I Believe in Father Christmas
  4. Westlife – I Have a Dream
  5. Steps – Merry Xmas Everybody
  6. DJ Otzi – Hey Baby (Original Party Mix)
  7. Backstreet Boys – Christmas Time
  8. Christina Aguilera – Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  9. Sarah McLachlan feat. Diana Krall – Christmas Time Is Here
  10. Dido – Christmas Day
  11. Michael Bolton – Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
  12. Daryl Hall & John Oates – Jingle Bell Rock
  13. Robson & Jerome – I Believe
  14. Daniel O’Donnell – O’ Come All Ye Faithful
  15. Aled Jones – The First Noel
  16. Johnny Cash – Little Drummer Boy
  17. Willie Nelson – Rudolph the Red
  18. Foster & Allen – Jingle Bells
  19. Chas & Dave – Auld Lang Syne”

 

 

9.HISTORY OF RADIO TIMES CHRISTMAS COVERS

  1. HISTORY OF TV TIMES CHRISTMAS COVERS
  1. IT’S A CRACKER

Why do bakers work so hard? Because they need the dough

 

 

 

  1. CHRISTMAS CARD OF THE DAY

 

BONUS BOOK PREVIEW

 

 

 

 

2019 Phil M Robinson