Alvin and the Chipmunks, "The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)". Oh, it brings back such memories, doesn't it?

Alvin and the Chipmunks, "The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)"
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Oh, it brings back such memories, doesn't it? Of black-and-white tv, then having full color but only a blurry third- or fourth-generation YouTube video to look at. What happened to all the old Chipmunk video? Why are left with all the newer terrible stuff? Well, the song is the important thing. We all still want that hoola hoop.

If you want to ruin your own Christmas spirit here's a bitter little assessment of Ross Bagdasarian from Splitsider.com. (Bagdasarian hung out with William Saroyan; Saroyan said nicer things about him.)

 

A good way to live.

Postmodern Jukebox. Von Smith, vocals, and Tim Kubart going crazy on the tambourine. A good way to live.

Jimmy Fallon, Paul McCartney, and some friends, simply having a wonderful Christmas time.

Jimmy Fallon, Paul McCartney, and some friends, simply having a wonderful Christmas time.

The brief, obvious history of why Charles Dickens wrote "A Christmas Carol".

Why Charles Dickens Wrote "A Christmas Carol"

The beloved story sold 6,000 copies in its first week in print and 15,000 in its first year

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The first edition of A Christmas Carol. The illustration on the left is of Mr. Fezziwig's ball, one of Scrooge's good memories. (Wikimedia Commons)
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