Grandpa ‘takes it well’ in Christmas song No. 3

| December 20, 2013

Elmo_&_Patsy-Grandma_Got_Run_Over_by_a_Reindeer_coverSo Grandma had just a little too much eggnog and, on her way home from the family Christmas eve party, gets run over by Santa and his sleigh despite warnings from the family — no tragedy here, rather the novelty Christmas song at No. 3 in our holiday-tunes countdown, “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer.” 

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‘Mary, did you know?’: Christmas song No. 4

Written by Mark Lowry, this tune offers a retelling of the birth of Jesus of sorts, with special emphasis on mother Mary and her baby boy's future.

Originally recorded by the duo of Elmo and Patsy Trigg Shropshire in 1979, the Randy Brooks-written tune offers that peculiarly American brand of aw-shucks humor — timeless.

Enjoy the  vid below. 



We’ll wrap up No. 1 and 2 Monday and Tuesday next week…