Monday, November 26, 2012

Christmas Music (29 Days Left!)

Today is my fourth day posting a Christmas song to celebrate the season as we count down the days until Christmas morn. Theresa from Theresa's Mixed Nuts, mentioned Carol of the Bells so I thought I'd look it up and see what versions You Tube had for the song.

There were tons!  I am posting two...the first version is probably the most classic version:



And the second is an instrumental performed by ThePianoGuys (one word) that I thought was fun.  Hearing the cello made me want to buy tickets to a Christmas performance featuring strings.


21 comments:

  1. Lovely. I love this one, too.

    but... When I clicked to comment, the sound stopped. -pout-

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    1. I can't stop clicking on the second one, lol. I've never heard such a version and I love it!

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  2. Awesome song! Your getting me started now :))

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  3. Oh I love this song!! I like the two you picked =)

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    1. Thanks.
      I hadn't heard of ThePianoGuys until this, and I've already looked them up to see if they're coming to our area...which they're not. Boo.

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  4. There are lots of great holiday songs! I wish some people would do some really cool Thanksgiving songs. Ones that you'd actually hear on the radio.

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  5. I need to bust out my Christmas CDs, I have yet to get into the Christmas spirit!

    Thanks for the lovely comment you left on my blog & for following :) Following you back, for sure.

    - Erin xo

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    1. Thanks for stopping by to visit, Erin (and for the follow). : )

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  6. Wow, I love the cello version! Guess it's time to get ready for Christmas!

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  7. Wonderful! I like the two versions you have chosen. Thanks for sharing and enjoy the rest of your day.

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  8. Whoop Whoop! So happy you posted these! That second one was so fabulous! He sure looks like he is so happy while playing this song on his cello.

    I love this song so much, my family gets to hear my version of this song year round. I just make up my own words to the music- "Where is my purse, I need my purse, Here is my purse, I found my purse" ect lol. It is quite annoying, but I just can't stop myself.

    I think my obsession started when I was around 7 or so and this version came out in Claymation. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=674ZPMoQLR4 I love a good humor video and insisted we buy the whole dvd just for this one clip. I make my family watch it with me every year and still crack up every time I watch it.

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  9. I love Carol of the Bells! One of my favorites. I really enjoy all the different versions of the song, too.

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  10. I like that one by thepianoguys, too! The strings sound so nice and now I feel all christmasy!!

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  11. Lovely song 'Carol of the Bells' ~ used to play it on piano ~ not any more ~ Great post ~ (A Creative Harbor) ^_^ on Blogger ^_^

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  12. I LOVE The Piano Guys. I found this one last year. It can be one of your remaining 29 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyPDQpel8bI It is so sweet to watch.

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  13. I love the Christmas season. I'm actually past the age of caring about the gifts, but I love the decorations and I love the music. These are great Christmas songs.

    Thanks for visiting my blog!

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  14. I love counting down to Christmas! Great blog by thew way!

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  15. Fun! I love listening to holiday music. I listened to Cee Lo's new album all day at work today...definitely got me in the spirit! Thanks for sharing :)

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  16. Oh nothing like Christmas music to get me in the mood to put up my tree!! This did it. Going to dig out ornaments now!

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