Episode 43 - More Classic British Christmas Songs

1:08:21
 
Share
 

Manage episode 307643155 series 2805845
By Jack. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

This show is packed to the gills. We have it all, bad editing, poor sound quality, boring content, you name it, we've got it.
First up is Santa Claus is NOT Coming to Town, and Katie Gibson shares the story of how she kept the magic alive for her younger sister.
Rich Chambers shares another Christmas memory and we listen to his take on The Snow Miser and The Heat Miser from The Year Without a Santa Claus. Check out Rich's album here:
https://richchambers.com/santa-s-rockin-band
Then we're joined by Scott and Jay from Jingle Jank podcast. We listen to 4 classic British Christmas songs and find out if the boys have ever heard of them. This is the first half and we listen to another 3 in the next episode.
Here's the songs:
A Spaceman Came Travelling by Chris de Burgh
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmZg7tvGN9o
I Believe in Father Christmas by Greg Lake
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfY4b1NszpY
December Will Be Magic Again by Kate Bush
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SldDENZ_jU
Fairytale of New York by The Pogues & Kirsty MacColl
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9jbdgZidu8
Check out the Jingle Jank here:
jinglejank.com
This episode's book review is Seth's Christmas Ghost Stories from Biblioasis. Very atmospheric short stories to revive the tradition of ghost stories at Christmas. Check them out here:
http://biblioasis.com/product-category/fiction/seths-christmas-ghost-stories/
If you'd like to win a couple of these books just email me and your name will go in the hat, with the winner to be announced in the next episde.
http://biblioasis.com/product-category/fiction/seths-christmas-ghost-stories/
Then we have an interview with Geoff Malcolmson the creator of Santa and Ruudy an online comic strip. If you follow it on Facebook you'll get a daily strip each day of December. It's just like a little advent calendar.
https://www.facebook.com/SantaandRuudy
This episode we have two Top Ten Christmas Movie Lists, they're from Frank and Shelli Arnold and Mary Polte. Where will they stand on our chart, only one person can decide, Judge Jack.
Robin and Juno are BACK! They explain to us exactly why we put out a stocking at Christmas and then attempt to sing the wonderful classic Last Christmas by Wham.
Then we have a clip from Ed Daly explaining what inspired one of the all time greatest Christmas songs, Silent Night. This story is taken from his book The Christmas Book: The Ultimate Guide To Your Favourite Holiday.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Christmas-Book-Ultimate-Favorite-Holiday-ebook/dp/B09D17ZK2Q
If you want to get in touch, what's stopping you?
Do it now.
Merry Christmas

58 episodes