“And this is what Christmas is all about, Charlie Brown.”
When this first came out, back in the 60’s, Charles Shultz fought tooth and nail to keep Linus’s monologue in the cartoon. To his everlasting credit, it stayed, and is one of the most memorable parts of the show.
Merry Christmas to you all, from all of us at “the Harbor”. May you all be blessed this Christmas and throughout the New Year.
And one more for the road.
And once again, it’s a “country tune” which strikes to the heart of the matter. This one does it very well indeed!
and a big h/t to Fran & Co. at Eternity Road
Here is a little Harry Connick Jr.
And for those who like listening to the fairer sex, who better than Diana Krall.
… who has half the talent this gent had in his prime. Go ahead, I dare ya.
Always admired Sammy Davis. He was a consummate entertainer, and could do it all with ease. And if the above didn’t give you some sort of emotional response, ya might want to get an appointment set up with your doc, cause there may be some heath issues needing to be addressed.
As for what got me to the above, you have to thank this gal. The title of her post, “That Old Black Magic”, got me to searching youtube to see if I could find that old standard. Didn’t find what I was looking for, but I did find this:
Recorded in March of 1955 in New York, on the Decca label.
But the one I really got a kick out (and listened to first) was this:
From there it was but a short hop to the first video at the start of this post.
So anyhow, thanks Aggie, for sending me back down a musical memory lane.