Every Christmas you hear from the gift card haters. To hear some people tell it, Giving a gift card shows a lack of imagination or how little you know about the person, or even a lack of effort on the person giving the gift card.
I come and go with this song. Love it for a couple of years, and then drop it from my playlist. This year it's back on, and I like this version with Daryl Hall. Of course, it doesn't compare to my version.
John Lennon's "Happy Christmas (War is Over)" took on a new meaning for me as December in 1980 is when he was taken from us and you couldn't turn on the radio without hearing this wonderful song and better message.
Bruce Springsteen is known for throwing in tunes from diffrent genres into his set list, but it still must have been a pleasant surprise to be at an E-Street show in December and hear them kick into this.
Let's begin this year's 12 Rockin' Songs Of Christmas with Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers throwing their musical hat into the Christmas music ring. In my opinion, one of the better Rockin' Christmas tunes out there.
Ok, Santa has come and gone. So have all the grandparents, aunts and uncles, as well as distant cousins. It's now just you and your presents. Which are keepers, and which will be re-gifted? Let us know.