Christmas Song Advent Calendar 2018: Day 3

ARTIST: TLC SONG: Sleigh Ride Now here's the thing. When it comes to Christmas songs, there's non more joyous and life affirming for me as "Sleigh Ride". It's like the Morgan Freeman of festive numbers, and also perfect for a girl group to do (see The Ronettes' recording for the Phil Spector Christmas album in … Continue reading Christmas Song Advent Calendar 2018: Day 3

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Christmas Song Advent Calendar 2017: Day 3

ARTIST: Britney Spears SONG: My Only Wish (This Year) ALBUM: Platinum Christmas (2000, Jive) Why this little festive gem from Oops...I Did It Again era Britney (i.e. her best era) hasn't become a classic as feted as that Mariah one is beyond me. It's lost none of it's appeal in 17 years though. 'I want … Continue reading Christmas Song Advent Calendar 2017: Day 3