My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #17: A (Mostly) Acoustical Christmas

I have to admit, the first time I heard this song, I thought it was a release from Peter, Paul, and Mary – the Barenaked Ladies are joined by Sarah McLachlan to do an upbeat version of “God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen” (with a little bit of “We Three Kings” thrown in, just to keep things interesting):

The group Blackmore’s Night (one more CD that was added to my collection….) has a magnificent rendition of “Ding Dong, Merrily on High”:

The amazing Eva Cassidy – the lovely “Silent Night” (what a legacy this young lady left):

Sarah McLachlan, a guitar, “Oh Little Town of Bethlehem”; it doesn’t get better than this, folks:


About Teresa in Fort Worth, TX

A short, fat, middle-aged, happily-married, mother of 4 daughters. A former high school valedictorian (way back in the Stone Age), a Civil Engineering major in college, a middle-of-the-road Conservative, and a moderate Methodist. I know just enough to get myself in trouble....
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