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 11 months ago

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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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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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Added to the list.
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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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TheMovieSmith

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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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Added to the list.

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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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