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Top 11 Songs To Get You In the Spirit of Christmas.

I had the great fortune to win tickets to see Mannheim Steamroller last night thanks to the Oregon Symphony. Sitting in the front row, hearing their versions of music for Christmas, I got to thinking; I love Christmas music. I also love various versions of some of the more traditional. Here are the top 11 songs that always help me get into the Christmas Spirit.

#11: Silent Night: Celtic Woman

#10: Do You Hear What I Hear: Carrie Underwood

#9: Little Drummer Boy: Vienna Boys Choir

#8: Silver Bells: Mannheim Steamroller

#7: Blue Christmas: Elvis Presley

#6: Santa Baby: Madonna

#5: All I Want For Christmas is You: Michael Bublé

#4: Joy To The World: Mormon Tabernacle Choir

#3: Handel – Messiah – Hallelujah Chorus: Johann Strauss Orchestra and the Harlem Gospel Choir

#2: God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman/ We Three Kings: Barenaked Ladies & Sarah Mclachlan

#1: Christmas Eve Sarajevo: Trans-Siberian Orchestra

I hope that helped get you into the Christmas Spirit or a more festive mood. They always help me. 🙂 What are some of your favorites?

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2010… My Music

It’s time for me to start “Navel Gazing” for 2010. To kick things off: The music that got me through the year. As anyone who has been reading my blog this year would know. I like music and these are some of the songs which either: Made me happy, got me groovin’ or just plain caused me to think. I’ve included links if your unfamiliar with the song.

Enjoy. (In no particular order)

Pink: Raise Your Glass
Bruno Mars: Grenade
Usher: DJ Got Us Fallin In Love
Eminem ft. Rhianna: Love the Way You Lie
Ke$ha: Take It Off
Enrique Inglesis: I Like It
Taio Cruz: Dynamite
Katy Perry: Firework
Lady Gaga: Bad Romance
Jason Derulo: In My Head
Eminem: Not Afraid
Owl City: Fireflies
Michael Buble: Haven’t Met You Yet
La Roux: Bulletproof
Jay-Z: Young Forever

Birthday Music

Every year for my birthday I burn a new CD of songs. This is really scientific, I put a CD in the computer and I ask the computer to shuffle songs from my entire music library to it. This year, this is what is came up with.

1: Bad Romance – Lady Gaga

2: As Heaven Is Wide – Garbage

3: Party All the Time – Black Eyed Peas

4: Fix Me Now – Garbage

5: Nothing’s Going To Stop Us Now – Jefferson Starship

6: Lyudi Invalidy – tATu

7: So Happy I Could Die – Lady Gaga

8: The Cheap Seats – Alabama

9: Tik Tok – Ke$ha

10: Nothin’ At All – Heart

11: You Gotta Get A Gimmick – Bette Midler

12: Strict Machine – GoldFrapp

13: I Like It – Enrique Iglesias

14: Bullet Proof – La Roux

15: La Vie En Rose – Michael Buble

16: Drivin With My High Heels On – Weird Al

17: Rockstar –  Hannah Montana

18: Tell Me Where It Hurts – Garbage

19: In My Head – Jason Derulo

And there it is. If you haven’t heard any of these songs, I suggest you check them out. 🙂

Tomorrow is my birthday. Hooray.