Tinsel Tunes podcast goes into great detail about Christmas music. Full of fun and interesting facts, it will get you into the Christmas Spirit. Hear about your favorite classics or modern songs. Learn about those songs that you dislike. The stories behind these are just as interesting. You may also find some new favorites and get a heads up on what will be new each season.
Here's the Latest Episode from Tinsel Tunes – A Christmas Music Podcast:
Hi everyone. It's great to be back. In this episode we'll look at the Song Frosty the Snowman, We'll also hear about a new Christmas Podcast called Behind the Bells and You'll hear how Christmas was used to save my Christmas. (It will make sense once you listen).
Links for things in the episode.
Behind the Bells https://www.facebook.com/SantaRobertNicholas
Townshend Lights display videos (will updated with new videos over the next couple of days) on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCpPixJu91TTdi4BItWKwxJ75Cw7MNhov
The definitive Directory of Christmas Podcasts on Christmas Past https://christmaspast.media/the-definitive-directory-of-christmas-podcasts/
Christmas Clatter https://www.christmasclatter.com/
This month we look at other versions of the music used in the movie Tim Burton's The Nightmare before Christmas. We also look at a Halloween song suggested by listener Benji Pearson, The song is a mash up from the songs Come Little children and The Hanging Tree. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SFf1CLrGeI Links to their Youtube channels Peter Hollens https://www.youtube.com/user/peterhollens Bailey Pelkman https://www.youtube.com/BaileyPelkman
I'll also show you an other music podcast called Strong Songs https://strongsongspodcast.com/ A portion of the episode you'll hear is the episode Making Christmas https://strongsongspodcast.com/making-christmas-from-the-nightmare-before-christmas
Hello listeners. In this episode we'll look at the song Hark the Herald Angels Sing.
Also, do you want to find out what other Christmas podcasts are out there? Then listen to Todd from Christmas Clatter Podcast's recent episode here to find out who they are. https://christmasclatter.com/do-you-hear-what-i-hear-podcast-edition/
Would you like to know all about the new Christmas music coming out for the 2020 season?
Listen to Rikki from Sleighbells and Mistletoe Podcast as she talks to JJ from Christmas Music News and hear everything you need to know. https://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/show/sbmchristmas/id/16021322 and follow JJ on his Twitter account. https://twitter.com/NewXmasMusic
Background music used in this episode is Hark the Herald Angels Sing used with permission from Nubeat Music https://www.nubeat.org/abcmt.html
Happy Birthday to us. This episode marks 2 years of Tinsel Tunes!
Also birthday wishes from: Brian from Christmas Past Tim from Can't Wait for Christmas Podcast Chris and Kris from Christmas Time in the City Podcast Adam from Merry Britsmas Podcast Todd from Christmas Clatter Podcast Jerry from Total Rad Christmas Podcast Art from A Cozy Christmas Podcast
Background music used with permission from https://www.nubeat.org/
Hello everyone. Welcome to this months episode. In this episode we go into the song Feliz Navidad and listen to some versions suggested by some of our listeners. We also have a guest segment from Glen Warren from Seasons Eatings Podcast where Glen tells us about the Boar's Head Carol.
Links to the songs used in this episode: Shame! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXb6QI937tA Walk of the Earth https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwpvA3EsxIc David Hasselhoff https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bBfUI5rHF4 El Vez https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-JlaNgAOrM First to Eleven https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvd_rqU3lm8 Marlon Clark https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rwenenDoKA Laura Pausini https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYJKfs-fi4Q
Police Stopped my car - Bob Rivers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ua4qUUMm93s Feliz Snap you're Dead - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xhso-y2S1dI Puss in Boots - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xX5db82wkNU Billy T James - Maori Christmas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frQvE_HLJoY
This month we go dark and look at the 20017 album "from Spirits and Ghosts (Score for a Dark Christmas)" from ex Nightwish singer Tarja Turunen.
We also have a short listen to three obscure songs bought to us from a listener.
Welcome back to the third and final episode in the Beatles in May series. In this episode I look at the Christmas offerings from George Harrison and Ringo Starr.
George Harrison has the single Ding Dong Ding Dong
While Ringo Starr released a whole Christmas album titled I Wanna be Santa Claus.
Plus some listener shared versions of John Lennon's Happy Christmas (War is Over)
See more over on Tinseltunes .com
Welcome back to our second installment of the Beatles in May!
This time we look at Happy Christmas (The War is Over) as sung by John Lennon.
I also introduce you to two new Christmas podcasts.
And a new song by Harper Denhard.
Welcome to another episode of Tinsel Tunes
This episode is part 1 of a 3 part series on the Christmas offerings from the members of the Beatles. In this episode we look at Paul McCartney's Wonderful Christmastime. I'll show you 6 other versions you may like.
And I'll touch on some changes being made to the format of Tinsel Tunes for the 2020 season. They're all good, I promise.
In this episode we look at the genre of Punk Rock in Christmas music.
In this episode we find out who won the Great Tinsel Tunes Battle Royal 2019. I'll also shed some news on next year.
In this episode I read 'Twas the Night Before Christmas.
In this episode: We'll hear from Reyha Stevens as she goes into detail about her new Christmas Album 'Celebrate' https://www.rehyastevens.com/ I'll do a mini review of Robbie Williams' new Christmas album 'The Christmas Present' We'll find out who our finalists are for the Tinsel Tunes Battle Royal 2019, with the Winner to be announced in the next episode due to drop on the 25th December.
Episode 19 - All I Want For Christmas is You Mariah Carrey and other versions
In this episode. I'll highlight some seasonal Christmas podcasts that have started releasing episodes for the 2019 season.
Series 2 Episode 2 features the music from the movie The Santa Clause and round nine of the Tinsel Tunes Battle Royale 2019
Series 2 Episode 1. One Year Anniversary Q&A Episode
This episode we look at the song The First Noel
In this episode, I'll show you the top five worst Christmas songs as voted by our listeners on our social media pages. Check out Tinseltunes.com for show notes and links.
In this episode, we'll find out how one of the oldest Christmas songs 'The Holly and the Ivy' came to be. As usual, we'll have a top 5 list. The world lost the great Doris Day this month. So we'll learn some interesting information about her Christmas album titled 'The Doris Day Christmas Album. I'll also let you about another Christmas podcast you should listen to The Christmas Clatter Podcast and I hope you like cookies. Why? You'll need to listen to find out or you can click this link. http://christmaspast.media/the-christmas-past-summer-2019-cookie-swap-sign-up-by-june-24/ You can buy Buy Tinsel tunes Merchandise here. Find out who won May's round of the Great Tinsel Tunes Battle Royale 2019 and find out who June's contenders are. Listen to the songs on YouTube here June Round of The Great Tinsel Tunes Battle Royale 2019 Vote here! You can vote for as many as you want - as often as you want until the 20th of next month.
In this episode, we go into some detail about the voice of Christmas - Bing Crosby, in particular, the Christmas music of Bing Crosby. We also find out my favorite top 5 Bing Crosby Christmas cover versions of other Christmas songs. We'll also learn who won April's round of 'The Great Tinsel Tunes Battle Royal 2019' and list the contenders for May. May's The Great Tinsel Tunes Battle Royale 2019 contenders Listen to round four here on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1B7HPzRASeU&list=PLR0WCae86lz7oXmr8x9SOEh_SdgdT9dJN Vote here! https://tinseltunes.com/episode-12-bing-crosby/ You can vote for as many as you want - as often as you want until the 20th of next month. Buy Tinsel Tunes Merchandise here.
In this month's episode, we find out about the song O Holy Night which was suggested by Todd Killian one of our Patreon supporters. Do you want to suggest an episode? Check out the details here. We hear Todd's top 5 versions as well as some extra 'different' versions. We highlight a young singer by the name of Eric Cartman. We find out who won round two of 'The Great Tinsel Tunes Battle Royal 2019' and meet the contenders for April. Songs used in this episode: "O Holy Night - Jon Saylesl" (freemusicpublicdomain.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ April's The Great Tinsel Tunes Battle Royale 2019 contenders Listen to round Three here on You Tube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGnPnWVYGE0&list=PLR0WCae86lz4PHpQmGntNl4Sc57cmAyKo Vote here! https://tinseltunes.com/category/podcast-episodes/ You can vote for as many as you want - as often as you want until the 20th of next month.
In this episode, we'll go into the songs of the 2018 Netflix movie The Christmas Chronicles. We'll so hear the top 5 versions of Santa Claus is back in town Hear new music from Welcome to wonder Falls https://welcometowonderfalls.bandcamp.com/ And find out the winner of round 1 of The Great Tinsel Tunes Battle 2019 and hear who is in round 2!! Head over to the website to vote You can vote for as many as you want - as often as you want until the 20th of next month.
In this episode, we go into detail about the song Auld Lang Syne. I bring to you a great song by Singer/songwriter Rebecca Fiona Adams (Bex). Please check her out on SoundCloud. I have included links to her songs and facebook page below. https://www.facebook.com/Bexs.musicpage https://soundcloud.com/bexmarksthespot I'll mention some new and exciting additions to the world of the Tinsel Tunes Podcast. And, I'll introduce something called 'The Great Tinsel Tunes Battle 2019' Listen to round one here https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLR0WCae86lz4Lmkkx299Hyx2yicZs1ZL6 Visit Tinseltunes.com to place your votes. You can vote for as many as you want - as often as you want until the 20th of next month. Songs used in this episode: • Music used for background - We Three Kings from the Album Christmas Moments from nubeat.org. Used with permission. • Auld Lang Syne by United States Marine Band is licensed under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 License.
It's Christmas Eve, and Santa comes tonight. So this episode is the perfect time to hear about the Song Santa Claus is Coming to Town. Merry Christmas Links to songs used in this episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2XL4nphaws https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNcqjZU8w0g https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoXc98X_uCY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=In3sApWlY1s The music used is either royalty-free, used under creative commons license or used with permission. Some excerpts are used under Fair Use policy for commentary purposes and no copyright infringement is intended.
Summer Wonderland as used in the Air NZ Ad campaign in 2016 Now even though winter wonderland is a great song, One of my favorites in fact. It's not one we can really relate too down here when it comes to the lyrics. I thought it would be fun to compare the lyrics and break them down and show you a little about what Christmas is like for us down here in New Zealand, and these are also common to Australia. Music used in this episode is used for cometary purposes only. no copyright infringement is intended. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmfIfqZc-jE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mf6WfAJWKSg
In this episode we go into detail about the song It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas. From the classic versions to the most recent covers. I countdown my top five versions. and we hear some listener song suggestions. This is the first weekly episode for this December. So make sure you subscribe to catch all the episodes this month.
Happy Thanksgiving everyone. Welcome to this bonus episode where I share Christmas music memories, traditions and information along with other Christmas podcast from the Christmas podcast Network. Come, sit at our virtual table - get all nice and cozy and enjoy. You may even find some new Christmas podcasts to listen to.
In this episode I'll go through some of the new music being released for the 2018 Christmas season I'll also ask if you guys, as followers, want to be called something special. I'll introduce a new segment to showcase other Christmas music. You'll find out my top 5 new release songs for this season
In this episode we dive into the score and music used in one of the best Christmas movies ever, Elf. We'll also list our top 5 songs about Elves.
In this episode we pay Tribute to Soul singer Aretha Franklin. We ask (and answer) some very important Christmas music questions. We learn the top five Most recorded Holiday songs of all time. And we find out What is the Golden Age of Christmas Music? Plus some Christmas News.
In this episode we learn a little about the origins for the song The Little Drummer Boy. Also the Rankin Bass Stop Motion show based on the song. Listen to find out my top 5 versions of this song. Comment below about your favorites.
Join us for fun and information about everyone's favorite and not so favorite Christmas tunes.