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AFoR Advent: Casiotone for the Painfully ...


I didn’t realise this song was quite so popular. I know I’ve heard a few different renditions of it in the past, but Wikipedia lists no less than 43 recordings of it. That doesn’t even include this one and a bunch of other unknown bands that have likely recorded it over the years.

I also had no idea that it originally dates back to 1944. The things you learn on the internet. It would be easy to argue that, like yesterday, this isn’t really a Christmas song either.

It’s certainly not festive, and aside from the gentle sleigh bells in this version, there’s nothing to suggest it’s much more than a maudlin love song. Like yesterday’s entry though, it does ....
9:47 a.m. Thursday 3rd December 2009 EST
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