Dec 252016
 

frebergEvery year on this day we present Stan Freberg’s enduring Christmas parable. Produced well over a half century ago, its message remains timeless:

  • Stan Freberg: Green Chri$tma$       album

Classic Christmas radio broadcasts:

  • Lux Radio Theater: It’s a Wonderful Life  
  • Dragnet: A .22 Rifle for Christmas  
  • Lux Radio Theater: Miracle on 34th Street  
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Carmen Kringle Matter  
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Red Mystery Matter  

Classic Christmas television episodes:

  • Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet: Busy Christmas  
  • Dragnet 1968: The Christmas Story  
  • Newhart: No Room at the Inn  
  • Night Gallery: The Messiah on Mott Street 
  • Roswell: A Roswell Christmas Carol  amazon  hulu+  netflix  iTunes

Classic Christmas movies:

Sounds of the season:

  • Olivia Newton-John and Bob Hope: Silver Bells  
  • David Ian: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas     album
  • George Shearing: God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen      album
  • Theresa and Mike Levy: The First Noel    album
  • Ellis Marsalis: Silent Night     album
  • Crystal LewisO Holy Night     album

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah from johnny dollar’s place.

  • homemaker

    Merry Christmas to one and all!

  • sky303

    Merry Christmas everyone! May it be a good one.

  • Tim Barrett

    Merry Christmas! Love this site!

  • Nixon – niihpikiiookani

    Thanks, Johnny, for the selections. And Merry Christmas to all!

  • Grandpa D

    Thanks J$ for the links, especially “Christmas parable”. I hadn’t read that before. Fascinating.