50: It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Tinsel Tunes - The Christmas Music Podcast

Nov 22 2022 • 46 mins

Scott and Duane discuss Andy Williams' beloved song "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" from 1963.

Notable versions we played:

  • Andy Williams
  • Andy Wiliams and Kathy Triccoli
  • Johnny Mathis
  • Harry Connick, Jr.
  • Barry Manillow
  • Kylie Minogue
  • Idina Menzel
  • Cliff Richard

Genre versions of the song we played:

  • Celtic Thunder (Celtic)
  • Brian Setzer Orchestra (Big Band)
  • Pentatonix (Acapella)
  • Brett Eldridge (Country)
  • Ainsworth Rose (Reggae)
  • Gold, Frankincense & Myrrh (Punk)
  • Classless Act (Rock)
  • First to Eleven (Hard Rock)
  • Beegie Adair (Jazz)

Silly versions of the song we played:

  • Nasal Recorder (Nose Flute)
  • MDRN (Dubstep Remix)
  • Raxlen Slice (Chiptune)
  • Adam LeFebvre (Barbershop Quartet)
  • Gonzo and Rizzo from 2006 A Green and Red Christmas (Muppets)

Here's the Staples "Back to School" commercial referenced in the episode.