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Bing Crosby – White Christmas

Artist: Bing Crosby Tune: White Christmas I have no idea how many times Bing Crosby sang White Christmas. It must have been thousands of times. Holiday Inn is one of my favorite Christmas classics. (White Christmas is basically the same movie.) I love White Christmas, but I really only love it being sung by Bing. I know other great singers have their version but Bing’s is the one. I will post one more Christmas tune later on today. I would like to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New year!!!

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Vanessa Williams

Artist: Vanessa Williams Tune: What Child is This? Over the next week or so, I’ll be posting holiday tunes that I truly love. For me, the holidays are as much about spiritually as they are about music. Andy Williams, Stevie Wonder, the Jackson 5, Mahalia Jackson, James Brown, Bing Crosby, Johnny Mathis and the Temptations were just a few of the artists that I grew up listening to during the holiday season. Over the years, I have added to this list. In 1996, Vanessa Williams released her Christmas album entitled Star Bright. It was simply fantastic. Currently, I need some fantastic

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Etta James

There are probably 25 or 50 Great American songs making up the American songbook. These songs are uniquely American and iconic in some way. Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas” is one of those songs. Miles Davis’ “So What” is another. Etta James’ “At Last” also belongs in our songbook. From RS: Etta James, one of the great voices of the 20th century, who fused R&B with gospel and blues and scored landmark hits with “At Last,” “Tell Mama” and “All I Could Do Was Cry,” died today from complications related to leukemia. She was 73. James had been battling health problems for

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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