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Michael Bublé Set To Ring In The Christmas Season On Wednesday on NBC


Picture Credit: NBC Michael Buble will be crooning some of your favorite Christmas tunes when his 3rd Annual Christmas Special airs on Wednesday, December 18th at 10:00 PM Eastern on NBC – the network that loves to bring you musical entertainment galore during the month of December and more. I love Michael’s brand of entertainment […]

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[Photos, Stream Link]Forte, Mariah Carey, Aretha Franklin Set To Perform At The National Tree Lighting Ceremony


What a difference a year makes! At 4:30 PM Eastern on December 6th 2013, the exceptional triumvirate of voices known as Forte, are set to take to the stage to perform for President Barack Obama and First Lady, Michelle Obama, at the 91st Annual National Tree Lighting Ceremony. These guys are on a journey to […]

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It’s December! And the TV Networks Have You Covered With Tons Of Christmas And Holiday Specials


Happy December everyone! And what a December it is going to be! There are innumerable television specials – most of which are happening on NBC. The NBC network is digging into some deep pockets this season to bring us some exciting holiday fare. First and foremost, with only two months left in Jay Leno’s contract, […]

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David Archuleta Retrospective Series Part 21: O Holy Night


By Pamela Pike and Rosanne Simunovic Pamela Pike’s Recollections O Holy Night” was composed by Adolphe C. Adam in 1847 to the French Christmas poem “Midnight Christians” by Placide Cappeau. It was translated into English by Unitarian Minister John Sullivan Dwight, editor of Dwight’s Journal of Music in 1855. The Carol’s text reflects on the […]

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Merry Christmas To The Wonderful People Who Make Up The MCL Community


Update: Christmas 2012: This article was originally published last Christmas but I thought I would republish it with the comments in tact so we can relive the memories from year to year. May the blessings of the Christmas season be with all of you. I would like to take this opportunity to wish all of […]

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David Archuleta Retrospective Series Part Ten: ” I’ll Be Home For Christmas” And “Silent Night””


Pamela Pike’s Recollection Of “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” is a Christmas song recorded in 1943 by Bing Crosby who scored a top ten hit with the song. “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” has since gone onto become a Christmas standard. The song was written by lyricist Kim Gannon and […]

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Alan Chang Captures The Magic Of Christmas Through His Beautiful Rudolph Arrangement


For those of you who still don’t believe in Santa Claus, you may want to rethink those doubts. Alan Chang, who is the Pianist-Arranger for Michael Buble, wrote and produced an inspiring arrangement and video of Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer that is thoroughly captivating. It will make you melt like marshmallows in hot chocolate on […]

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Christmas In Rockefeller Center Airs Wednesday Night on NBC


Christmas In Rockefeller Center is my favorite Christmas Show. Every year – for me – this show kicks off the Christmas season in a huge way! Scheduled to perform are American Idol winner, Scotty McCreery, David Foster, Rod Stewart, The Voice Season 2 Top 4 Finalist, Chris Mann and The Voice’s judge and mentor, Cee […]

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Masterclass Monday: David Archuleta’s Inspiring Version Of Silent Night


This video of David Archuleta performing Silent Night with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra has to be the most compelling, passionate and inspiring performance of this song classic I have ever had the pleasure to see and hear. Recorded live last Christmas and set to air on PBS on Tuesday, December 13th from 8:00-9:00 […]

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Video Of The Day: David Archuleta Reinforces The Magic Of Christmas His Way


This video featuring David Archuleta performing his original composition, “My Kind Of Christmas” brought such a smile to my face. The melody and the lyrics are brimming with the spirit and joy of the Christmas season and David’s performance captures the magic of the Christmas season so well. Presently on a Christmas Tour with his […]

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Michael Buble Releases New Album, "Christmas"

Christmas Comes Early For Michael Buble Fans


Just the thought and anticipation of Michael Buble’s new Christmas album, “Christmas”, makes me want to deck my halls with boughs of holly in August. And, even more exciting is this news from Michael’s Official Website: “To celebrate the release of Michael’s upcoming Christmas album, he will be headlining his first network television variety special […]

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Masterclass Video Of The Day: The Christmas Can Can By Straight No Chaser


Special thanks to one of my readers, ReReader, for sending me this hilarious and exceptionally well-performed music by Straight No Chaser. You can visit their YouTube.Com page here. But, until then enjoy the video below.  It is a guaranteed “day -brightener“.

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Season’s Greetings From Masterclass Lady: Rosanne Simunovic


Season’s Greetings Now that the Christmas and Holiday season is in full swing, I thought I would add a special sticky post, so that everyone can share the joy of the season and everything it has to offer. You are welcome to add links to your favorite performances, favorite songs, favorite food (yum) and so […]

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David Archuleta Performs O Holy Night


It doesn’t get much better than this.  David Archuleta rendered an inspirational performance of O Holy Night at the Holiday Of  Hope Tree Lighting Ceremony in Los Angeles this weekend. His interpretation of this beloved classic carol was absolutely gorgeous and I especially fell in love with his creative melodic twists to the original melody […]

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Canadian Tenors at Cavalcade of Lights In Toronto Ontario Canada


The Canadian Tenors are everywhere! The demand for these super-talented male vocalists is huge beyond belief. It is only a matter of time before these artists become international superstars. Below, you will hear a portion of their Christmas medley performed during the “ Cavalcade Of Lights” on November 30th in Toronto, Ontario Canada. The audio […]

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Recent News And Updates.


Christmas is a-coming and that means that I am busier than usual at this exciting time of year. Isn’t everyone? It’s the holiday season and time to celebrate all the glorious festivities that will be celebrated around the globe. I thought it would neat to provide a link to the various feast days that are […]

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