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Laura Jones says ...
HUMM....>I thought non traditional sounds meant sounds NOT normally associated with Christmas -as in not Christmas music or sleigh bells. But things like your Dad yelling to "shut the door" cause the heat is gong out of the house.-associated with Christmas because the kids are pit pf school and going in and out...but i guess it just means music cause everyone else put music..Problem is all the music I associate with Christmas is traditional! I guess "Do they know it's Christmastime" sticks out since it was popular when I was in high school!
12/01/2010 9:08:43 PM CST
Melanie Blucas says ...
I loved to hear music that I'm not familiar with; it would be a great way to celebrate the holidays.
12/01/2010 9:18:44 PM CST
Susan Larson says ...
I really love all of the Mannheim Steamroller christmas CD's. I also enjoy Enya and Lorena MeKennet. The new Glee Christmas CD is really great! It is unique.
12/01/2010 9:22:14 PM CST
Pam says ...
I' doing my first Christmas dinner anything would help!
12/02/2010 6:17:40 AM CST
Kathryn says ...
My favorite non traditional Christmas Song is Leon Redbone's 'Blue Christmas" and "Christmas Island." Our family sings along and dreams of warm weather. Happy Holidays to all :)
12/02/2010 6:21:02 AM CST
Chris says ...
Carol of the Bells, hands down! I am of Ukrainian descent and this speaks to many Christmases when the carol was sung at midnight mass on Christmas Eve.
12/02/2010 6:23:25 AM CST
Heather says ...
I have to say Latkes frying in the pan for Hanukkah are probably my most favorite non-traditional sound of Christmas.
12/02/2010 6:25:21 AM CST
Gale says ...
What about the other holidays that are celebrated at this time of year? Why a World "Christmas" Party? Why not celebrate the season and acknowledge everyone's beliefs? Why not a World "Holiday" Party?
12/02/2010 6:38:43 AM CST
Aurora says ...
Christmas time we usually have time off from work and the weather keeps us inside, so that is when we take time to pull out music we don't normally listen to and introduce our 7 yr old daughter to it. Usually there is some classical, and then music from around the world. We choose from my husbands record collection of over 7,000 albums. We all love it.
12/02/2010 6:52:27 AM CST
Aileen Rohwer says ...
"Ya llegan los Reyes" is a traditional Puerto Rican song that is used on the night the Three Kings arrived after the birth of the Baby Jesus. It is typically celebrated in early January. The children lay out their shoes filled with grass for the camels and await small little presents from the Three Kings. Families play this song the night of their arrival sometimes all night long out in the streets with guitars and drums. It is very festive and exciting.
12/02/2010 6:53:37 AM CST
Ar says ...
Don't have a favorite song, enjoy them all!
12/02/2010 6:56:39 AM CST
Colleen says ...
My favorite non-traditional sounds of Christmas are teh "Very Special Christmas" albums, the complilations that benifit the Special Olypics. The tradional and some non-traditional Christmas songs are performed by by popular rock and hip hop artists. My personal favorite in #3 which came out in 1997. It features such artist as Sting, Smashing Pumpkins, Rev. Run and friends,Sheryl Crowe,Blues Traveler, Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds, Tracy Chapman, Patti Smith and the list goes on. The best track, in my opinion, is Chris Cornell singing "Ave Maria"...truely amazing. My all time favorite non-traditional Christmas songs are John Lennon's "Happy Xmas (War is Over)" and Paul McCartney's "Wonderful Christmas Time". Growing up, those were always the first Christmas songs I would hear of the season.
12/02/2010 6:59:41 AM CST
Pamela says ...
My favorite song is Rocking around the Christmas Tree. I love it and it takes a new spin on being traditionl songs. And Run Run Rudolph, I sang them to my sons when they were little and they know them by heart so it makes it fun when we are putting the tree up and when we wrap gifts.
12/02/2010 7:08:03 AM CST
Terry McNeely says ...
I would love to have these cd's for my holidays!
12/02/2010 7:11:18 AM CST
John Z says ...
Dominic the Donkey
12/02/2010 7:13:53 AM CST
Colleen says ...
Forgot to mention...Bela Fleck and the Flecktones "Jingle all the Way". Love anything they do, pure genius! Nice twist on the tradioanls. Also, I can never get enough of my "A Rock n Roll Christmas" album. I looked for years trying to find an album with Billy Squier's "Christmas is the Time to Say I Love You" that I heard several times on the radio growing up and it's on that. Other artists include Elton John, the Kinks, Chuck Berry, James Brown, ELP, Moody Blues among other. Very fun album!
12/02/2010 7:18:38 AM CST
Jennifer Woodmansee says ...
I love traditional celtic christmas music. There are so many choices that I couldn't even begin to pick just one thing. The alt. country genre also has many great interpretations of christmas classics; Allison Krauss, to name just one. It's always a joy to discover something new, and this holiday collection is certainly going to go a long way to foster someones journey!
12/02/2010 7:24:00 AM CST
Sharon willis says ...
Merry Christmas to all!
12/02/2010 7:25:35 AM CST
Rachel Deering says ...
Hawaiian Christmas Music - Love it!!
12/02/2010 7:29:29 AM CST
heidi says ...
I love Christmas time and my favorite Song is O'holy night done by Celtic woman/Chloe Agnew. If your ever feeling down or stressed these women have voices that go deep and fill you with magic.
12/02/2010 7:46:44 AM CST
Elisha Darville says ...
My favorite Christmas song is Gaudete which was performed by Steeleye Span.
12/02/2010 7:47:25 AM CST
Denise McCartin says ...
My favorite Christmas song is John Spence's version of Santa Claus is Coming to Town. Love it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yk5ufApUArQ
12/02/2010 7:48:28 AM CST
Jeff Kamin says ...
My favorite non-traditional sounds of Christmas are from "When My Heart finds Christmas" by Harry Connick Jr. His music resonates and gets you in good spirits, regardless of the day you had or the stress that you are feeling.
12/02/2010 7:55:30 AM CST
kate says ...
love new cultures
12/02/2010 7:59:31 AM CST
Kathleen Podemski says ...
I love the Christmas sounds from the Celtic Women CD..........just heard it on wttd.......fabulous. Would be grateful to win the CD of World Christmas songs .... Kathy
12/02/2010 8:02:54 AM CST

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