Tonight is Christmas

…. so no, it really isn’t Christmas- obviously. I’m a little late with this one but here is my third Christmas song for 51 Weeks: 51 Songs from the Past.

The country band, Alabama, released their first Christmas album in 1985. I was working in retail at the time- open to close almost every day of the week for the month before Christmas, and I had the distinct pleasure(?) of working near the electronic department….where Christmas music was blasted at top volume from open to close. And Alabama Christmas was the music of choice….. By December 26th, I hoped to never hear any of the songs on this album ever again but in time, this became some of my favorite Christmas music.

Tonight is Christmas is a moving song about Christmas, peace and love.

“’cause tonight is Christmas, tonight is love
Tonight we celebrate god’s one and only son
Tonight there’s hope for peace on earth eternally
Tonight is Christmas and the world’s in harmony”

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Hope your Christmas was peaceful and happy!

-Kat

2 thoughts on “Tonight is Christmas

  1. Pingback: 51 Weeks: 51 Songs From The Past: Week 51: Paul McCartney & Wings – Mull Of Kintyre – Hugh's Views & News

  2. The video would not play for me, Kat. Probably not available in the UK, but thanks so much for joining in so much with this music challenge feature I’ve had running for 2017. I’ve really enjoyed listening to your song choices and reading about the memories you’ve shared with us.
    Happy New Year to you and the family. ✨

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