Festive Music Requests

Our own Music man, Walt, has kindly agreed to run the Festive Music Requests again this year. A lot of us really enjoyed the fun and all the great music last year, so get those requests in. It can be any kind of music you want, as long as it has a Christmas theme.

Walt has complete autonomy and can ignore, add or carry forward as many requests as he wants from day to day.

So get your thinking caps on and many thanks to Walt for running it again for us.


129 Responses

  1. VegVamp says:

    Just to get the ball rolling Walt my first request is for Elton John’s Step into Christmas please Mr Music man. :-)

  2. VegVamp says:

    Morning Walt my choice this morning is Frank Kelly’s version of the 12 days of Christmas, for a bit of fun & to remind us that going overboard is not good. :lol:

  3. gertie says:

    That Frank Kelly’s Countdown … oh my word! :lol: :lol: :lol: !!!Thanks Walt :good: :rose:

  4. gertie says:

    Thank you so much Walt … that brings back childhood and then Christmases :lol: even tho’ then I didn’t understand the deeper meaning of the song, which sadly still rings true today :rose:

  5. dandlyon says:

    Walt being a Black Country man it has to be Slade’s Merry Christmas

  6. VegVamp says:

    Now that my trees are up and decorated, my choice today is for Prokofiev’s Troika, any version you like Walt.

  7. cilla says:

    I would like my favourite, Raymond Briggs The Snowman, please Walt. :-)

  8. gertie says:

    :fairysaysouch: Thank you Walt & co. :love: This is fun :lol: good ole Slade and those glorious dog piccies with Prokofiev! ace :good: :rose: :kissme:

  9. cilla says:

    At the risk of being greedy, could I please have Karl Jenkins “the Armed Man” Benedictus with choir and orchestra? OH and I absolutely love this and I hope the clickers will, too. :-)

  10. VegVamp says:

    Morning Walt, My choice for today is “Jona Lewie – Stop The Cavalry” please. :love:

  11. Jenn says:

    Morning Walt – how about a bit of Hunting the Wren by the Sheffield Folk Chorale please :-)

  12. VegVamp says:

    I know I’ve had a request already today Walt, but would love to share the The High Kings’ version of God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, it’s wonderful. Have just booked to see these guys on 3rd January. :cool:

  13. dixon says:

    Chestnuts roasting round an open fire…………just give me the fire. :dunno: :walt:

  14. dixon says:

    So this is Christmas………celine dion :walt:

  15. VegVamp says:

    Afternoon Walt, just been listening to her, so my choice for today is Loreena McKennitt’s Snow please. :rose:

  16. cilla says:

    It isn’t festive but it is one of my favourites so could I please have Vaughn William’s Lark Ascending?

    • cilla says:

      Thank you Walt, that was the perfect, tranquil start to my day. Nicola Benedetti is both beautiful and talented and the photography was stunning. We are so lucky to have you doing this for us :love: :fairysaysouch:

  17. VegVamp says:

    Morning Walt, loving the music again, thank you. My choice today is for The Little Drummer Boy, the Pentatonix version is wonderful, but I’m open to any other artist you find Walt. :good:

  18. Allan says:

    Here’s one for you Walt, SILENT MONKS singing THE HALLELUJAH CORUS. :good:

  19. gertie says:

    This is hilarious, gets me giggling quietly every time I watch it :giggle:

  20. Hayley says:

    Oh I love this!!
    Well done Walt and everyone making requests…

    So…it’s a classic but always makes me remember my dear mum and dad…Bing Crosby, White Christmas :love: xxx

  21. Hayley says:

    Thank you so much Walt :love: :rose: xxx

  22. VegVamp says:

    Morning Walt my request this morning is for Yo-Yo Ma & Alison Krauss with The Wexford Carol, one of my all time favourites. :rose:

  23. VegVamp says:

    I know I’ve had a request already today Walt, but may I please have The Pogues, A Fairytale of New York, Having just escaped the town I’m just in the mood for it. :lol:

  24. Jenn says:

    Hello Walt – it would be lovely to hear Kate Rusby’s version of The Holly and the Ivy please :blowkiss:

  25. gertie says:

    good evening Walt :high-five:
    if there is a space, please could we have either, In the Bleak Midwinter, or Away in a manger please. :love: :walt: :rose:

  26. VegVamp says:

    Evening Walt, For unto us a child is born, from Handel’s Messiah is my choice for today please Mr Music. :walt: :rose:

  27. VegVamp says:

    The Coventry Carol is my choice for today, any version you like Walt. :rose:

  28. Jenn says:

    Hello Walt, can we have Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas by Ella Fitzgerald, please. One of the best voices ever, in my book :-)

  29. VegVamp says:

    Morning all, Jenn and I seem to be the only ones keeping Walt busy, but I’m more than happy to oblige :lol: May I have The Lost Brothers – Keep Christmas in the Heart please Walt. Was at their concert last weekend and they were brilliant live. :good:

  30. Tubs says:

    I would love to hear Mario Lanza singing a carol, He has been a favourite since childhood

  31. VegVamp says:

    Morning Walt, may I have John Lennon – Happy Xmas – War Is Over please

  32. Hello Walt :-) I’m a bit late so have a lot of requests to catch up on :haveyoubeengood?: Please play:
    The Kinks – Father Christmas

  33. And if I might be so bold:
    The Beach Boys – Little Saint Nick :oldnosey:
    Ta very much!

  34. dixon says:

    Chris de burgs, a spaceman came traveling

  35. Tubs says:

    Another of my favourite singers of my yesteryears! Kamahl – Silent Night I will have to dig my LPs out !! .

  36. Good for the 24th! Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band – Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (live) – thanks, Walt! :haveyoubeengood?:

  37. VegVamp says:

    Morning Walt my choice today is the Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Christmas Eve/ Sarajevo please. :rose:

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