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The Eighth Annual Blogger Christmahanukwanzaakah Online Holiday Concert!

welcome to the concert!

Welcome to the The 2013 Blogger Christmahanukwanzaakah Online Holiday Concert!  It is my honor to be with you here for the eighth year of this concert. Thank you for keeping this blogging tradition alive. May we all be happy, healthy, and creatively productive in 2014!

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“I Wonder as I Wander” by Marty of Don’t Take the Repeats

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Silent Night by Estelle of Musings on Motherhood

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shana
Photo by Shana of Gorillabuns

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“Please Come Home for Christmas” performed by Andrea from Lil’ Kid Things and her husband, Gerald

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“Have a Holly Jolly Christmas” performed by Danny of Jew Eat Yet and Charlie

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alejna
photo by Alejna of Collecting Tokens

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“Do They Know It’s Christmas?” performed by Faiqa and Shiny from Hey! That’s My Hummus!

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“Oscar and Posey Sing Christmas” (the kids of Bonnie of The Theory Blog)

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photo by Nicole of Butterscotch Sundae

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“Silent Night” performed by Kizz of 117 Hudson, and Sara of Sarah Gardens, with their dogs, Eddie and Bu.

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“I Am Santa” performed and animated by JC of The Animated Woman

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sizzle
Artwork by Ms. Sizzle of Sizzle Says

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“Rocking Around the Christmas Tree” performed by Lydia of SquidMom

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“Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella” by Alejna of Collecting Tokens

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photo by Veronica of Compost Studios

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Christmas Greetings by Tamar of Mining Nuggets

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“What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” performed by Alexis of Wave the Stick

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annette
Photo by annette of Catnip and Coffee

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“Hawaiian Christmas from New Jersey” performed by Linda of Elleroy was Here, with her son, Miles

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Kenny Rogers and Wyonna Judd’s “Mary, Did You Know?” performed by Diane of Momo Fali

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Photo by Celeste of Average Jane


Joy to the World performed by Julie of Geisha School Dropout, and John

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“The Dreidel Song” performed by Jenny of Oh, Jenny Mae

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marta
Photo by Marta of Oh My, Marta!

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Adelaide’s First Christmas Song Composition with Noel Katz of There’s Gotta be a Song

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marty
Photo by Martin of Deutchland uber Elvis

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little tree by e. e. cummings read by Peyton Price of Suburban Haiku

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Photo by Tanis of Tanis Miller

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The Story of Christmas told by Fran Hart of FGHart

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Photo by Leesa of Wildvizionz Photography

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“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” performed by Susan of Learned Happiness, with her family.

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momo
Photo by Diane of Momo Fali

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“Fairytale of New York” performed by Josette of Josette Plank

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samantha
Photo by Samantha of Samantha Kelly Art

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“Let it Snow” by the Suniverse

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vanessa
photo by Daffodil of Adventures in Paradise

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“I Wish It Was Christmas Today” performed by Shana of Gorillabuns and her family.

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juli
photo of New Zealand Christmas by Juli of Wellington Road

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Christmas Gifts for Girls performed by Neil of Citizen of the Month, music used without permission of the Beastie Boys

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maggie
photo by Maggie of Magpie Musing

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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler – I mean tech-savvy bloggers Laurie of Laurie Writes and Sarah of Sarah and the Goon Squad trying to figure out what to sing after recording a video without any sound.

15 Comments

  1. OMG Neil, yours is my favorite!!!!!!!! Totes brills.

  2. NEIL! LOL! Your song it brilliant!

  3. Yay! I finally participated in some way! Give me another year and maybe I’ll record a song.

  4. I love this. SO MUCH. Sorry I didn’t get time to participate this year… will make sure I won’t miss it next year!

  5. I’m finally getting to see that this is up and I’m well past my bedtime on the night before I have to drive. I want to just sit here and watch them all but I also don’t want to drive off the road tomorrow. I think I know what we’ll be playing as we open presents on Christmas Day! Can’t wait!

  6. Heaven!! Please never stop doing this, no matter how dead blogging is!

  7. This is fantastic. So much talent! Thanks to all the acts.

  8. My compliments and kudos to all who participated!! You are brave, indeed.

  9. Thank you for doing this, Neil! I love it.

  10. LOVE. Always so much fun and a great way to head into Christmas. : )

  11. First year participating and I liked it. Very fun to be a part of something like this and to see everyone else’s songs.

  12. Neil,
    Thanks for organizing this. I am so delighted to be a part of it!
    Estelle

  13. I’m sorry that I wasn’t together enough to contribute this year. Next year…

  14. Holy crackers you guys, this is fabulous! I’m so late to the game watching it but I am delighted and inspired! Thank you for every laugh and tear. Brilliant. Thank you for dong this Neil. It’s amazing.

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