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Grateful for Christmas

Bittersweet, but still the best day of the year.

Most Christmas songs don’t do a lot for me. They’re too religious, or too sad, or too happy. They just don’t speak to me. That might be a holdover from working in a mall selling shoes for a few years and listening to the same 25 songs over and over for eight hours a day for several weeks leading up to the holidays. You know, the shopping music. I have to admit I never got tired of Boney M though, because the songs are upbeat and catchy. To my mind, they just weren’t played enough, and the saccharine crap was…

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The songs we listen to change us. They shape how we feel and what we do. Let’s share stories of how songs shape our world. Let’s share the experience.

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Jody Pineholm

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I’ve learned a few things. Reading is a great teacher, song lyrics rule, and poverty’s a bitch.

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