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Hello friends. Wanted to post something for the season. I have always loved Christmas and Christmas music. Here is a little nostalgic tune to try to bring back the feeling of the holiday when I was a kid. Hopefully some of my contemporaries here will enjoy it. Comments encouraged!! Take care all. Greg


https://soundcloud.com/gjohnson-2/xmastime

Here are links to my other Christmas songs for those who haven't heard them or would like to again.

https://soundcloud.com/gjohnson-2/xmassongforyou2
https://soundcloud.com/gjohnson-2/on-christmas-day

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Hi Greg,

Very nice to hear an original Christmas song!

You have captured the feel of the old classics, well done, I enjoyed the listen.

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Really nice song! I’ll bet that all the references are actually true from your memories!

I liked the easy, simple arrangement, and your gentle, smooth vocal marries up to it just right and gives the seasonal feeling perfectly.

Great Christmas contribution!

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Wow - you did a great job with this one smile You definitely captured the Christmas vibe here. It is smooth, calming, and frankly just a beautiful tune. I can definitely feel the warm nostalgia radiating off it.

Great work and thanks for sharing!


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Man, you captured that classic Christmas song feel and sound

A super vocal

enjoyed the listen,

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Man, what a great job on this one Greg, love the vocal on this and the piano and bass just perfect!!!!! Cliff

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Greg,

My newest favorite Christmas song... Just great!

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Greg,

A cool jazzy trip through your memories. Your vocals and relaxing arrangement have a nice fireside warmth.
A very enjoyable and refreshingly personal Christmas song!

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This is really beautiful Greg. I enjoyed it a lot. Happy Holidays.

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Lovely Christmas song, a nice laid back sentimental feel, wonderful vocal and nostalgic lyrics.
Very enjoyable.

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Greg,

Just one stunning song after another.

A beautiful write. Like a Norman Rockwell painting put to music. Classic.

I could see (hear) any number of top crooners cutting this. And none would do it better than the writer himself...

The perfect BAND. Super vocal. Excellent mix.

I become a bigger fan with each song...

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Really great song... I listened to it last evening and again tonight (several times)...
Good work on this one, but I've got a question...
What is that cool sounding chord following C on the line "the radio played Silver Bells"?

PS I forgot to mention I also enjoyed the other 2 songs you linked...
Writing Christmas songs can be a lot of fun!

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As soon as this started I pictured myself in a lounge listening to a fantastic 4 piece combo! You really captured that feel!

This should be played on all jazz radio stations during Christmas time!

An outstanding job on a new Christmas classic.


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What an outstanding song and performance! I am almost lost for words. You made me have the same feeling as the first time (many decades ago) I heard "What a wonderful world" by Louis Armstrong.

You have such a warm and tender voice that almost could cause me and the country of Denmark to melt down in pure pleasure from listening...

You have an instant Christmas-hit there!

I feel privileged to be one of the people that you shared it with!

Thank you!
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Greg,

Just one stunning song after another.

A beautiful write. Like a Norman Rockwell painting put to music. Classic.

I could see (hear) any number of top crooners cutting this. And none would do it better than the writer himself...

The perfect BAND. Super vocal. Excellent mix.

I become a bigger fan with each song...

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Greg,

Yeah, what Floyd said! His comparison of this song to a Norman Rockwell visual is perfect. Stunningly beautiful and so traditional Christmas. You've out-crooned the best of the crooners. You are a jukebox of never-ending classic songs. WOW!

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You nailed it - the smokey vibe, the easy-going vocal, picture-painting lyrics... it's all there except for a sax on the fade of the song.

Sounds great! smile


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Channeling your crooner side you are! We typically play jazzy Christmas tunes this time of year and, man, this just fits right in.

Instant classic and extremely well performed and produced!!

And the imagery is lovely.

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Greg, beautiful vocal and a fine choice for the backing tracks. Very nostalgic feel and well produced. Merry Christmas to you and yours, Tom

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Greg

This has been said many times,but an old school crooning pro you definitely are, but to be able to write in that style Sinatra, Dean Martin etc.

That's something else, and you got it !!.

really brilliant xmas song.

Thanks

p.s. Did you write this one or is it a cover version you are doing ?.

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Originally Posted By: BlueAttitude
Hi Greg,

Very nice to hear an original Christmas song!

You have captured the feel of the old classics, well done, I enjoyed the listen.


Thanks so much Dave! Always love to hear your SUPER tasty blues! Take care. Greg

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