Episode 43 – More Classic British Christmas Songs

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

I Believe in Father Christmas by Greg Lake

December Will Be Magic Again by Kate Bush

Fairytale of New York by The Pogues & Kirsty MacColl

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.

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Merry Christmas

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