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.
Every Saturday night from 7-10 pm we are proud to broadcast Barry Scott and The Lost 45's right here on The Shark. Not only does Barry play "records you never thought you'd hear again", he also plays many great songs that I've never heard before and this Christmas parody is definitely in the 'one of a kind' category.
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.