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Post your Xmas Youtube gems here

Postby Ian » Fri Dec 11, 2009 6:54 pm

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Thea Gilmore - That'll be Christmas
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Postby Rob » Sun Dec 13, 2009 12:53 pm

I love the guitarist's nod to George Harrison in that tune.

Here's one that indirectly involves Paul McCartney. He used this last name as a psyeudonym. And since these guys were huge fans of the Beatles, they ended up using it to name the band. So Paul will always be an unoffical member.

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Postby Ian » Sun Dec 12, 2010 3:39 pm

I thought I'd ressurrect this extremely popular thead (cough) with one of my favourite, none cheesey, Christmas songs.

"You scumbag, you maggot, you cheap lousy faggot, happy Christmas your arse? I pray god it's our last"

Pure brilliance :lol:

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Postby Ian » Sun Dec 12, 2010 4:02 pm

And the song that annually gets voted the best Christmas song ever
(with a chilling but compelling video)

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I don't know why.. this deserves to be seen as often and by as many people as possible....
until we stop doing this shit to one another :cry:



Happy Christmas (war is over) - John Lennon
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Postby Rob » Mon Dec 13, 2010 2:31 pm

Ian wrote:And the song that annually gets voted the best Christmas song ever
Happy Christmas (war is over) - John Lennon

That video is such a bummer, Ian.

I think Celine Dion's version, where the whole "war is over" part is basically exorcised from the song, is far more uplifting during our holiday season. I mean why should Celine trouble people with John Lennon's overarching message? It's not like "war is over if you want it" is a big part of what he was saying. And after all, it IS Christmas and there ARE Celine Dion albums to be sold.

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Postby Ian » Mon Dec 13, 2010 5:32 pm

Rob wrote:You should be ashamed of yourself! :cry:


Yes Rob, now you've pointed it out, I see what a killjoy I'm being.

I went straight to the Youtube clip of Celine's to praise her on cheerying up the song and decluttering it of any antiwar sentiment.
But go figure... adding comments wasn't allowed, so I'll just have to slip on my hair shirt and beat myself with mulberry twigs (again).

Btw mate, I see you resisted posting U2's chrimbo offering? :wink:
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Postby Ian » Mon Dec 13, 2010 6:24 pm

and as if to dilute the interest in this thread even further...

here's something only a select few of the few will be able to enjoy.


"Hey Santa... pass us that bottle will ya?"

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Postby Rob » Mon Dec 13, 2010 10:34 pm

Ian wrote:I went straight to the Youtube clip of Celine's to praise her on cheerying up the song and decluttering it of any antiwar sentiment.
But go figure... adding comments wasn't allowed, so I'll just have to slip on my hair shirt and beat myself with mulberry twigs (again).

Btw mate, I see you resisted posting U2's chrimbo offering? :wink:

I wondered why comments were disabled as I would have been nothing but complimentary.

The hair shirt and mulberry twigs are not enough. You need to slip into an Iron Maiden as well (yes, a triple entendre).

And even though looking back it has an unintentional air of the Crusades about it, does this count for U2?

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