Answers to the Holiday Music Quiz

Yesterday, I asked if you knew the titles of the song lyrics posted.  The titles and the artist who sings my favorite version of the song are listed.  Music tastes change but these are some long standing favorites. The answers are:

  1. Christmas in Dixie – Alabama
  2. O Holy Night –  Martina McBride
  3. This is the Time – Michael Bolton & Wynonna
  4. Ave Maria – Lorrie Morgan or Placido Domingo
  5. Moon River – Andy Williams
  6. Holly Leaves & Christmas Trees – Elvis
  7. The Christmas Song – Nat ‘King’ Cole
  8. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – Frank Sinatra
  9. My Favorite Things – Lorrie Morgan
  10. Merry Christmas Darling – The Carpenters
  11. River – Sarah McLachlan (added)
  12. Happy Holiday – Andy Williams (added)
  13. and more…

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Holiday Music Quiz

It’s the holiday season.  Can you guess the title of these 10 holiday (or winter) songs?  Tomorrow the song title will be revealed. Happy Holiday to You!

  1. and in Atlanta Georgia, there’s peace on earth tonight
  2. a new and glorious morn
  3. that your love will always be mine
  4. Benedicta tu in mulieribus
  5. waiting around the bend, my huckleberry friend
  6. christmas seems to come and go
  7. help to make the season bright
  8. hang a shining star upon the highest bough
  9. brown paper packages tied up with strings
  10. every day’s a holiday when I’m near to you

 

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Winter Solstice

Autumn fades and Winter has arrived. Today is December 21, 2014 and it is winter solstice, the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.

Interesting facts about this day are:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winter_solstice

http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2014/12/winter_solstice_2014_when_is_t.html

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/wp/2014/12/21/winter-begins-today-five-questions-and-answers-about-the-solstice/

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Twisp River in the Methow Valley

“A full moon hangs high in the chilly sky,

All say it’s the same everywhere, round and bright.

But how can one be sure thousands of li away

Wind and perhaps rain may not be marring the night?”

-Li Qiao, The Mid-Autumn Moon