# 155 - "Christmas Specials In July" (DJBC Happy Hour Classic)

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Tonight, a re-broadcast of Show # 155, "Christmas Specials in July" (aired on July 27, 2015), with a special intro and outro.

Tonight on the Show, Christmas Specials in July - music from Christmas Specials, plus talk on Christmas Specials. What are your favorite Holiday Specials? (Follow along on http://www.facebook.com/thedjbch2o, with the Hashtag #ChristmasInJuly)

Christmas TV History: http://www.christmastvhistory.com

2014 Christmas TV Party: http://www.christmastvhistory.com/2014/08/christmas-tv-party-2014-summar...

2015 Christmas TV Party: http://www.christmastvhistory.com/2015/06/christmas-in-july-christmas-tv... (a certain someone will be # 27, if you catch my drift)

Nerve's 50 Ranked Holiday Episodes: http://www.nerve.com/entertainment/ranked/ranked-the-50-best-christmas-t... (NOTE: Nerve's Website may not be NSFW, to give you guys a warning; but this page should be OK)

19 Holiday Episodes (Huffington Post): http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/17/best-holiday-episodes_n_4428533...

Best Holiday Episodes Ever (Hello Giggles): http://hellogiggles.com/happy-chrismukkah-the-best-tv-holiday-episodes-e...

Thanksgiving Episodes: http://news.moviefone.com/2014/11/25/greatest-thanksgiving-tv-episodes-e...

"The Christmas Spirit" - The Stingiest Man in Town (1956 live action version; later revised in a 1978 Rankin/Bass animated special)
"Christmas Time Is Here" - Vince Guaraldi; A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
"The First Toymaker to the King" - Joanna Gardner ("Santa Claus Is Coming To Town"; 1970)
"Mr. Heatmiser" - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (from "The Year Without a Santa Claus", 1974)
"No More Toymakers to the King" - Paul Frees (also from "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town". 1970)
"An Old-Fashioned Christmas" - Johnny Desmond ("The Stingiest Man in Town"; 1956)
"We're a Couple of Misfits" - Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)
"Thanksgiving Theme" - Vince Guaraldi ("A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving", 1973)
"You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch" - Thurl Ravenscroft ("Dr. Seuss's 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas'", 1966)
"Kay Thompson's Jingle Bells" - Andy Williams
"The Little Drummer Boy" - The Lennon Sisters
"Here We Come A Caroling/We Wish You A Merry Christmas" - Perry Como
"My Favorite Things" - The Supremes
"Christmas Time Is Killing Us" - Family Guy
"We Wish You A Hairy Chestwig" - Ren & Stimpy
"The Lord's Bright Blessing" - Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962)
"Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Finale" - Burl Ives ("Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer", 1964)
"Welcome Christmas" - Albert Hague ("Dr. Seuss's 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas'", 1966)