Thursday, December 01, 2005

Reindeer games

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

It's been kind of a miserable week, so imagine my joy when I came home last night to Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer on TV! I've seen it what, 15, 20 times in my life, but am still mystified by a few things. Like why is Mrs. Claus a Jewish mother (Santa, EAT, EAT!) and how did the gay dentist elf ever make it past the network honchos in 1964? And is Yukon Cornelius really necessary? Oh well. Suspend disbelief. Relive your childhood.

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer - Burl Ives

Silver and Gold - Burl Ives

The Most Wonderful Day Of The Year - Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer Chorus

And don't think I'd forget Frosty . . .

Frosty The Snowman - Jimmy Durante


Anonymous Boomer said...

good stuff..classics that never get old..

9:38 AM  
Blogger countrygrrl said...

sitting here chilling out and really enjoying this festive selection...i am even singing along god damn it!!!!!

2:56 PM  
Blogger Michael said...

Sweet. Thanks for the links.

9:44 AM  
Blogger Eric said...

Awesome post! Burl Ives is the real deal. The classics are far better than 99% of new renditions out there.

5:06 PM  

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