Just give it a couple of days…

“It’s Just Another New Year’s Eve” by Barry Manilow and Marty Panzer, sung by Barry Manilow: Video posted by egaygigi Yeah, yeah, I know, Barry Manilow, yadayada. But did you listen to the song? Because it’s really good. Try listening to the same song sung by Lea Salonga: Video posted by LeaSalonga–Topic (Provided to YouTube

I agree with this placement…

From Idol Chatter, “The Top 10 Post-American Idol Songs” (of 2016, that is): “Automatic” by Castro: The best song on the very fine debut EP from Casto, which includes Jason (4th on Season 7 of Idol), brother Michael (a contestant on Seasons 8 & 9) and younger sister Jackie. Dang, does she sound great on

Is it too late to ask? Or too early? Or…

“What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve” by Frank Loesser, sung by Barbra Streisand: Video posted by ChristmasCottage’s channel According to the Songfacts blog, this is the second most popular song for the end of the year, and it is “the kind of ballad that is usually sung in a melancholy tone because the singer

Latkes!

Tonight will be the third night of Chanukah, and since my family has not yet had latkes at dinner, I bring what I hope will be some inspiration–the Maccabeats singing “Latke Recipe,” lyrics by Spencer Garfield: Video by Maccabeats Videos There is also a demonstration video version: Video by Maccabeats Videos

Although it’s been said many times, many ways…

“The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)” by Mel Tormé and Bob Wells, sung by Paul McCartney: Video by Paul McCartney And sung by Mel Tormé and Judy Garland: Video posted by theBestArts.com “The Christmas Song,” was written by Tormé and Wells when then were 19 and 22 respectively. According to Tormé, it