Live Poll: IMDb Poll Board's Favorite Holiday Tune

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Which of the holiday songs selected by the IMDb Poll Board as their favorite is your pick to get the holiday festivities started?

List: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls045105824/

Please feel free to give my your choice to add to the list. Please name the song and the artist and if possible include an image to add it to the list.

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/AHfBtT3EWuQ/
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Posted 1 year ago

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albstein

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Do you specifically mean the Christmas holidays?
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TheMovieSmith

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Yes, but I'll include any end of the year festivities (Hanukkah, etc) of the year festivities. 
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TheMovieSmith,

For your consideration:
Silent Night (German: Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht) by Bing Crosby
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001078/mediaviewer/rm1448972032
composed in 1818 by Franz Xaver Gruber
https://www.discogs.com/Bing-Crosby-White-Christmas-Silent-Night/release/9518936
https://www.amazon.com/White-Christmas-Bing-Crosby/dp/B000002QWD

I prefer the original German language version with guitar accompaniment. I like the simplicity of the lyrics and melody, and that most people can sing this song.

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Your choice, is one of my all time favorites:
"The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)" by Nat "King" Cole
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Your selection has been added.
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TheMovieSmith,

Thank you.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJHmvrkOSqU
The Vienna Boys Choir-The Little Drummer Boy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLIn0JNC57c
99 Luftballons
Two of my favorites in German plus all the early "beatles" Songs






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Cliff,

Which one do you want to include as your choice on the list? And do you have a particular picture you want me to use?
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The Little drummer boy. But it was a you tube video. I'll see if I can find an image.
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Thanks Added.
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"Silent Night" is so beautiful. Along with "Little Drummer Boy," it's my favorite. Sinead O'Connor does a hauntingly lovely performance of it. 
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Yes she does. I remember the version once you mentioned it. Haven't heard it in years RF76. Thanks for the Memories, ta da da da ta da!
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I will nominate Adam Sandler's The Chanukah Song from SNL and Eight Crazy Nights fame. It is on the movie's soundtrack if you need a title.  Not necessarily my favorite, but feel it deserves to be in the mix.

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Do you have a particular picture in mind?
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No, there are some Christmas-themed ones in the movies gallery, as well as some heart-warming family scenes. I like these three the best: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0271263/mediaviewer/rm3123419136, https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0271263/mediaviewer/rm2536216576 and https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0271263/mediaviewer/rm1693998080.

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Ok. Added to the list. Thank you.
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Little Drummer Boy

(There have been so many different performances: Tori Amos, David Bowie and Bing Crosby together, the version from the TV special/movie...)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063230/mediaviewer/rm3905114624
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Do you care which version I list Or do you have a specific one you want listed?
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Hmmm, they're all different and I like them all so I guess it doesn't matter. Maybe whichever one has the image that you like the most. Thanks for asking, though. :)
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Added to the list.
Thanks
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I nominate Happy Xmas (War is Over) by John Lennon. 

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0006168/mediaviewer/rm1724907520
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Added. Thanks.
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'Beautiful song. It gives me the chills but is calming, simultaneously.
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Joy to the World by Whitney Houston
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0117372/...
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Added to the list.

Thank you.
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Bump.
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Thanks for the bump.
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No problem. :)
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Is the image on the main page suitable or do you have another picture in mind?
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Maybe this one as it shows the title of the song?
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6773266/mediaviewer/rm2003379200

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Ok thanks. I made the change.
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'Love that song.
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Suggestions still needed? 

"Christmas Star" by John Williams from Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) (you may use score or soundtrack cover for picture, it was featured on both; alternatively Williams's portrait).
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Added to the list. Thanks for the contribution.
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Uploading some photos:


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Hello Jen,

The video didn't load and I can't get the title without it. Could you please tell me the title and which image you said you uploaded you want for it

Thanks
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The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl - Fairytale of New York

I'll get back to you on the photos.
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Jen, you might want to decide on an image soon.
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Added to the list.

Thanks
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Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody.

The gallery has good images of the band, maybe this one is the best but choose what you like :) -

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2125585/mediaviewer/rm3521731328


(By the way, as a little kid I was crazy about a Christmas song whose lyrics don't make much sense in any language - Eine Muh, eine Mäh)
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That German song was rather cute. :) 
(Here's the right link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPY8pLvlSlY)
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Something went wrong in the linking process, when I was editing the text the first link went to second video, now it's the other way round.

I had this version in my mind for the strange German song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SewPFvBMbZ4

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Bump
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Bump.
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Bump...Christmas is Coming!
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bump for more suggestions
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Congrats.

Mine finally got approved...could you add it?

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9435978
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No problem. Going to repush right now.
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Shoot! Forgot to reply to this TMS.

If you're able to re-push this, can I please request the following:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fh133ZO1AE
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Added to the list. I'll ask for another repush.
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