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It’s Christmas

Christmas to me is just another day off, its significance nowhere near that of the New Year’s Eve. But I do enjoy the musical component of the holidays, with all those Winter Wonderland, Let It Snow and Jingle Bells songs constantly on air. Hell, I sing along to Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer every time I hear it.

But growing up where I did, Christmas-themed songs were not in frequent circulation. Which is why it’s a little wonder that the melody I find most often stuck in my head during the season is the following ditty by Modern Talking, definitely the very first song with the word “Christmas” in it that I became aware of in my youth.

The lyrics are so stupendously daft, it’s not even funny, but the melody is quite nice. Am I mistaken in thinking that the chorus very much resembles another well-known Christmas song?


  1. Eric

    You’re not mistaken at all. The chorus is about two notes off from John Lennon’s “Happy Xmas (War Is Over).”

    Happy Xmas, to you and your family!

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