Christmas Post: Which Male Country Singer Makes You Cry More at Christmas, Merle Haggard or Johnny Cash?

You know how some country western songs just make you sob about the lost job/lost wife/lost dog/whatever? And how some Christmas songs have this kind of nostalgic painful pang? What if we combined that power!

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Happy 10 Days Until Christmas!!! Here Are Some Christmas Songs You Might Have Missed

Happy 10 Days to Christmas!  As I mentioned in my book, Christmas music is the only kind of music I really enjoy, besides film music.  Because it feels like it is creating a mood, like it is part of a bigger story, not just isolated art.  But this also means I spend all of December listening to Christmas songs and I can get pretty sick of the same old-same old.  Just in case you are in the same boat, here are some of the best not-standard songs I have run across. (for my favorite standards, check out my earlier Christmas post)

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