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It's the Holiday Season—Without Andy Williams

Nevirim Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 9:26 AM
Thank you T.C.7 for your comments on pagaymon. How does one go from remembering wonderful shows and entertainers who loved America, and Love the holidays! Regardless if whether the music and shows were secular Christmas with Santa and Reindeers to remembering the "real" reason for Christmas with the sacred hymn and expressions of faith. These entertainers were not limited to "Political Correctness" but stood on the foundation upon which this nation was founded. And for those who would rather choose a non-religious Christmas, which is an oxymoronic statement in the first place, you could always "turn the channel." But those songs and traditions of family and friends, all surrounding the feeling of Christmas" brought families and people
Nevirim Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 9:34 AM
together into a oneness that is very hard to find in these days. I rejoice with Paul in his memories for his family who came together and enjoyed what this nation provided for so very long, a "Peace, Joy, and Happiness" for the holidays, and I hope we will not loose this in a world so caught up in politics and finger pointing! Andy Williams and all the others will be missed who made this season a joy, and maybe our local "Satellite Stations" will remember to keep these shows running for generations to come; one can only hope!
T.C.7 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 9:57 AM

Excellent, Nevirm.

Both you and Paul wrote eloquently about our Traditional America which remains in the hearts and minds of countless Americans. And Traditional America continues today. THANK GOD.

(So sorry Paul, yourself and other TOWNHALL writers were subject to the posts from "pagaymon", who has well over 500 user names. Many thanks to TOWNHALL for deleting those posts) FINALLY...........


It was shortly before Thanksgiving. I was in the kitchen washing dishes when I heard my first music of the holiday season. Sick of talk radio and sick of election post-mortems, I gave myself a breather, turning the FM dial to something cheerful for a change.

The first song I heard was “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” by the great Gene Autry. There is no substitute. And there’s no better feeling every season than hearing such songs for the first time. I grabbed my two-year-old daughter and danced with her. She smiled as I sang, didn’t make a peep,...