If it’s December…

…it must be time for my parade of Jewish winter-holiday-season music. Chanukah songs, of course, and Christmas/generalized-winter-holiday-season songs written by Jews. (If you were not expecting this, then welcome! You must be new to Castrocopia, always good to see a new face.)   I started with this song last year, too, because it makes such

Three classics, one songwriter

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” by Johnny Marks, based on a poem by Robert L. May, as sung by Gene Autry: Video posted by Domenic Marchione “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” by Johnny Marks, sung by Straight No Chaser: Video by Straight No Chaser “A Holly Jolly Christmas,” by Johnny Marks, sung by Michael BublĂ©: Video

Are you still getting “Extended Black Friday Sale” emails, too?

Or if they aren’t extending Black Friday sales, they are extending Cyber Monday sales. Or Small Business Saturday sales. Or, you know, sale sales. All of which is by way of introducing “The Christmas Can-Can,” music (mostly) by Offenbach, lyrics and arrangement by Walter Chase, sung by Straight No Chaser: Video by Straight No Chaser