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The Washington, D.C.-based band, Vertical Horizon, recorded the following cover of Emerson, Lake and Palmer’s classic, “I Believe in Father Christmas,” at Jim Henson Studios in Los Angeles, 2002. Of the various remakes of the song that I’ve heard, this is my personal favorite.
I saw on TV recently that the famed Trans-Siberian Orchestra will be performing at Key Arena in Seattle on Nov. 21. This called to mind what is probably their most famous piece: “Christmas Canon,” based on Johann Pachelbel’s “Canon in D Major.” My mind returns to a certain moment, years ago, when this played on the radio at work, and a young woman sighed and said, dreamily, “this is the nicest song in the world.”
She may have been right.
Click on the image below to view the original video (my apologies for the advertisement that precedes). All those children are grown up now, but the spirit they captured in those moments remains.
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Aliens mistake a snowman for an Earthling–