Well, most of us have our trees up, lights on and stockings hung by the chimney with care, as we're just over two weeks away from Christmas Day!
Thanks so much to everyone who has already stopped by and shared some of this early part of the season with us! We already have listeners in all 50 states, Washington, DC and 60 other countries and territories!
This week, we added new music from Jessie James Decker, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, Taylor Hicks, Nick Lowe, the Osmonds, Southern Culture on the Skids, Michael Bublé, Pat Benatar and the Yule Logs (just to name a few)! And, if previous years are any indication, there's still plenty more to come. In fact, on Monday, we'll be debuting Adam Sandler's new, fourth version of "The Chanukah Song">
The All Request Hour and the New Music Hour are rolling along. The All Request Hour airs weekdays from noon to 1:00pm Eastern, and you can make your requests HERE. The New Music Hour airs weeknights from 8:00pm to 9:00pm (Eastern), and you can get an idea of some of the new music we're playing on our new NEW FOR 2015 page.
And at 1:00am and 7:00am, and 1:00pm and 7:00pm, you'll get an hour's worth of Christmas music from the Stars of the Sounds of Christmas - spotlighting the singers and bands who have supported us in the past, and continue to support us, with their time, talent and treasure!
Special thanks to Russ Lorenson, Courtney Rau, Lily Lambert, Fetal Records, Brian Hutson, Rebecca Angel, Moe and Thisbe Vos for sponsoring this year's broadcast and joining the Sounds of Christmas family! And extra special thanks to Luanne Hunt, Kenny Davies, Danny Wright, Kanisha K, Rick Lang, Barbara Bretton and Louis Colaiannia for returning for another season to help get us running, and keep us running! Without them, there wouldn't be a Sounds of Christmas! You can click on each of their names and visit their homes on the web, check out their music, and, if so moved, buy their stuff! Or look them up on Amazon, iTunes, etc. Or just visit them on Facebook or Twitter and show them some love!
Continuing this Tuesday, and following on every Tuesday in December, it's Two For Tuesdays! All day long you'll get two songs in a row from all your favorite Christmas music artists!
I think that's all the news, so here is this week's new top ten list (it's actually a top twenty list, since we play thousands of Christmas songs, it's hard to limit it to just ten)!
And may you always believe in Santa Claus!