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Christmas Songs #8: Blue Christmas by Elvis Presley (1957)

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Number 8 : Festive Christmas Songs Good Housekeeping: Nov. 30, 2019 Blue Christmas  Elvis Preseley (1957) Elvis Presley's recording of this song is the most well-known version, but rumor has it that he didn't even want to sing it in the first place.

Christmas Songs #9: Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree by Brenda Lee (1958)

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Number 9 : Festive Christmas Songs Good Housekeeping: Nov. 30, 2019 Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree  Brenda Lee  (1958)  Brenda Lee was only 13 years old  when she recorded this holiday favorite. She probably wouldn't have guessed that people would still be listening to it today. 

Christmas Songs #10. Sleigh Ride by Johnny Mathis (1958)

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Number 10 : Festive Christmas Songs Good Housekeeping: Nov. 30, 2019 Sleigh Ride    Johnny Mathis  (1958) This Johnny Mathis pop song is from his first Christmas album ever — in total, he's released six throughout his career. 

Wallpaper: Fingers & Frets

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Pop-Up Video: Wannabe ( 1996)

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Spice Girls Origin: London, England Genres:  Pop/dance & pop Years active:  1994–2001,  2007–2008,  2018–present Members: Melanie C Emma Bunton Mel B Geri Halliwell Victoria Beckham The Spice Girls' song, "Wannabe," topped the UK Singles Chart for seven weeks. In the United States, it was number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for four weeks. By March 1997, "Wannabe" was the best selling song in 37 nations and became the best-selling single by a girl group in the world by the end of 1997. In a 2014 study, it was chosen as the most easily recognizable pop song of the last 60 years.

Simon & Garfunkel: Rolling Stones #40 Greatest Artist of All Time

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Simon & Garfunkel Aka: Tom & Jerry Origin: Kew Gardens Hills, Queens New York City, U.S.A. Genres: Folk rock Years active: 1956–1964, 1965–1970 Rolling Stone ranks Simon & Garfunkel number 3 on their 2003  list of 20 Greatest Duos of All Time and number 40 of  100 Greatest Artists. They have three of the 2003 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: number 234 , 'Bookends,'   number 202 , 'Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme,' and number 48 , 'Bridge Over Troubled Water.'  They have two songs in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs That Shaped Rock and three of the songs in the Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

Wallpaper: Metronome

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David Bowie: Rolling Stones #39 Greatest Artist of All Time

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David Bowie Born: David Robert Jones 8 January 1947 Brixton, London, England Died: 10 January 2016 (aged 69) New York City, U.S. Occupation: Singer-songwriter-actor Years active: 1962–2016 Instruments: Vocals/guitar/keyboards/saxophone/harmonica In 2003, Rolling Stone magazine placed David Bowie at number 39 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. They named him the " Greatest Rock Star Ever " following his death in 2016.

Wallpaper: Microphone

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Otis Redding: Rolling Stones #21 Greatest Artist of All Time

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Otis Redding Birth name:  Otis Ray Redding Jr. Aka: The King of Soul Born: September 9, 1941 Dawson, Georgia, U.S. Died: December 10, 1967 (aged 26) Madison, Wisconsin, U.S. Occupation: Singer-songwriter-musician Instrument: Vocals Years active: 1958–1967

Wallpaper: Music = Life

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Pop Up Video: Losing My Religion (1991)

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R.E.M. Origin: Athens, Georgia, USA Genres: Alternative rock, college rock Years active: 1980–2011 Past members: Michael Stipe Bill Berry Peter Buck Mike Mills "Losing My Religion" was the first single  released from R.E.M.'s 1991 album Out of Time. The song became the band's highest-charting hit in the United States, reaching number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100.  It ranks number 170 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time list. Out of Time earned R.E.M. seven nominations at the 1992 Grammy Awards. The band won three: one for Best Alternative Music Album and two for "Losing My Religion;" Best Short Form Music Video and Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.