Virtual Musical Advent Calendar, December 2 : Happy Xmas (War is Over)

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Tod Kelly

Tod is a writer from the Pacific Northwest. He is also serves as Executive Producer and host of both the 7 Deadly Sins Show at Portland's historic Mission Theatre and 7DS: Pants On Fire! at the White Eagle Hotel & Saloon. He is  a regular inactive for Marie Claire International and the Daily Beast, and is currently writing a book on the sudden rise of exorcisms in the United States. Follow him on Twitter.

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  1. Avatar Jaybird
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    The part of the song that sticks with me is where they begin with a standard (boilerplate!) greeting of “A very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year” and then Lennon gets wry and sad and honest with the next part “Let’s hope it’s a good one without any fear”.

    It’s a Christmas song for a rough year… and, sometimes, you have rough years.Report

  2. Avatar Mike Schilling
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    Also, not a lot of Christina carols omit Jesus but mention Rama and Krishna.Report

  3. Avatar Burt Likko
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    Nothing to add other than that I’m totally digging the Advent calendar.Report

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