Green Chri$tma$

frebergEvery year on this day we present Stan Freberg’s enduring Christmas parable. Produced well over 50 years ago, its message remains relevant in the 21st Century:

  • Stan Freberg: Green Chri$tma$       album

Classic Christmas radio broadcasts:

  • Sherlock Holmes: Adventure of the Christmas Bride  
  • Quiz Kids: Quiz Kids’ Christmas Party  
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Carmen Kringle Matter  
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Red Mystery Matter   listen

Classic Christmas television episodes:

  • Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet:  Busy Christmas  
  • That Girl:  Christmas and the Hard Luck Kid  
  • Mary Tyler Moore:  Christmas and the Hard Luck Kid II 
  • Newhart:  No Room at the Inn  
  • Night Gallery:  The Messiah on Mott Street   watch
  • Roswell:  A Roswell Christmas Carol  

Classic Christmas movies:

  • Babes in Toyland (March of the Wooden Soldiers) 
  • Christmas Story  amazon  iTunes
  • The Lemon Drop Kid  
  • Home Alone  amazon  iTunes
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1947)  amazon  iTunes
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1994)  amazon  iTunes

Sounds of the season:

  • Lisa Ono: I’ll Be Home for Christmas      album
  • Metropole Orch, The Cats & Jammers: Christmas Night in Harlem     album
  • Vince Guaraldi: Christmastime Is Here      album
  • Olivia Newton-John et al: Christmas in Washington with George and Barbara Bush (highlights)   
  • Crystal LewisO Holy Night      album

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah from johnny dollar’s place.