Christmas songs for seniors

Marshmallow World

This is a wonderful song for the holidays. Though it makes no mention of Christmas, it is definitely a favourite this time of year. Written by lyricist Carl Sigman and composer Peter DeRose in 1949 this upbeat tune celebrates...

We Need A Little Christmas

The timing is perfect for this song of the week as the lyrics talk about getting into the Christmas spirit a week before American Thanksgiving though I did read that the original song contained the words “Auntie Mame, it’s one week past...

Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer

T’is the season so for this week and next week my Song of The Week will reflect this joyful time of year. A Christmas song for today and a Chanukkah tune next week. Both holidays begin on the same evening this year. In my family, it’s a double whammy but a good one.

I happen to be a huge fan of 70’s R&B so I’ve chosen a very cool version of “Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer” performed by The Temptations that I have only just discovered. The song was track one on the Temptations Christmas Card album released in October of 1970. For those of you interested in music trivia, the accomplished songwriter/performer and now president of the American Society of Authors, Composer and Publishers.......