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Don’t Forget Your Furry Friends: Gift Ideas For Your Pet

It’s that time of year when you try to find the best gifts for all the important people in your life. But what about the special animals in your life, what do you get them?

12/13/2012

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Did You Know This About Bryan Adams’ Christmas Hits?

The Canadian rocker fills CBS Local in on writing “Christmas Time” and why the joke’s on us when it comes to ‘Reggae Christmas.’

12/13/2012

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Last.fm Christmas Classics: White Christmas

While Bing and Bowie are perhaps the most famous faces of Christmas – Santa aside – it’s Crosby’s “White Christmas” that best sets the tone for the most wonderful time of year. Last.fm Trends takes […]

12/25/2011

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Rock Flashback: The Moody Blues’ “December”

Earlier this month, we mentioned The [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jethro Tull[/lastfm] Christmas Album and how well the band’s folk-inflected style lends itself to holiday music. Find out about another holiday album that’s a perfect match for the band […]

12/24/2011

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Last.fm Trends Christmas Classics: Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

Somewhere in Lapland the reindeer are gearing up for another long night. Naughty or nice, tonight’s the night the big guy in red does the rounds and doles out presents far and wide. “Santa Claus […]

12/24/2011

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One Hit Wonders: Barry Gordon And “Nuttin’ For Christmas”

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Barry Gordon[/lastfm] was just three years old when he made his acting debut on Ted Mack’s Amateur Hour. He was a worldly seven years old when he scored his lone Top 40 hit, “Nuttin’ […]

12/22/2011

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Ten Socially Conscious Christmas Tunes

As the music of the ’60s began to take on more social relevance, the same began to occur with original Christmas songs.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Stevie Wonder[/lastfm] made a plea that “Someday at Christmas men won’t be boys, […]

12/22/2011

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Five Christmas Songs To Clear The Room

There comes that time in any holiday gathering when people need to go home. If you’re reluctant to say, “Hey, all the wine is gone. Go home,” just play one of these Christmas chestnuts and […]

12/21/2011

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Last.fm Trends Christmas Classics: “Feliz Navidad”

No Christmas would be complete without the Puerto Rican influence of José Feliciano and his classic track “Feliz Navidad.” The Spanish song was a hit in 1970 but is still a feature on Christmas playlists […]

12/20/2011

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Free Mayer Hawthorne MP3 – “Christmas Time Is Here”

If you don’t know [mp3com-artist]Mayer Hawthorne[/mp3com-artist], you don’t know one of the grooviest retro-soul singers to hit the scene in the past few years. But here’s a good place to start: a sexy, slinky reading […]

12/19/2011

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