Monday, December 21, 2009

Have A Very Merry Elvis Christmas

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I can always remember listening to Christmas music by Elvis Presley at the home of my paternal grandparents when I was growing up. The iconic Christmas tune by Elvis has gotta be Blue Christmas. It's definitely one of my favorite songs to listen to during the holiday season. I hope you enjoy this video of the King performing this song. Plus I've included the covers of some of the Christmas albums by Elvis.




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60 comments:

Couture Carrie said...

Oh I love that song, Keith!
Fab album covers too!

xoxox,
CC

Nancy Sinatra Fan said...

I listened to a lot of Elvis Christmas music when I was growing up. Blue Christmas is definitely a Christmas classic.

Leah said...

The king is alive at Dino's Lounge... miss Elvis and I love Blue Christmas too.

Have a great week ahead Keith.

Drake said...

Happy Holidays Keith, great post as always!

Wolf Boy said...

These are some great Christmas album covers from the King. I've always liked Elvis.

James said...

Thanks for the memory jog, my mother loved Elvis. I played that video and remembered.

The Lucy and Dick Show said...

Your Elvis alums are swell! I remember when a couple of those came out, although I'm not old enough to have bought them! Thanks for stopping over at my place and going to the market!

Kim@ The Girl Can't Help It said...

Too cool post today, Keith! You can *never* go wrong with an Elvis xmas album! Never.

Graham I. Haynes said...

As a man with roots in Tennesee, I must admit a certain pride swelling as I look over these images. He is forever an icon of style of me.

Kinezoe said...

Hey, what an extraordinary post! Beautiful song. That's one of my favorite things at this season: Christmas songs.

Have a very merry Christmas week, my friend. Cheers!

AudreyAllure said...

great choice! this is actually my favorite christmas song :)

Fabulous Finds Gal said...

Elvis's Blue Christmas was always playing when I grew up. He is the King. Good luck with your weather today!

Christina
Fabulous Finds Gal

being fashion is... said...

elvis is the king....
really good post....

xoxo

kisses sweety

Beth Dunn said...

Love the Elvis Christmas! Happy one to you. xoxo
SC

Gingeyginge said...

It's not Christmasy tunes without a song from Elvis and Bing

Erika said...

Blue Christmas is on constant repeat in my house during the holdiays - I've even been known to dance to it in the aisles of stores when it comes on during shopping trips!! :)

Belle de Ville said...

The older I get, the more I appreciate Elvis and his unique American style.
Thanks for posting this.

sweetpralinemadness said...

We are big Elvis fans in my family. My mom met him back in the 60's. Her friend's brother played drums for Elvis during a couple of his California shows. She and her friend got to meet him after a show.

I love the Christmas albums you posted. My favorite is the second one. Very cool! Hope you are enjoying your weekend.

Gigi

Scott (gotankgo) said...

Merry Christmas and thank you, thank you very much

Dana Andrews said...

I love that last cover!. Elvis has a wonderful Christmas collection like "Santa Clauis is back in town!".

S.Elisabeth said...

Oh Elvis =) I would have so had a crush on him if I lived during his time. I love listening to Blue Christmas, though no one else I know does!

lorenabr said...

Perfection! Love Elvis music. Liked him since I was 6:)

Lidian said...

What a wonderful post! Great clips and cool record covers (not to mention the tree and retro stuffed animals in the first photo) -

And I hope you have a wonderful holiday! :)

Stefanie Valentine said...

Blue Christmas is such a great song, and he really was such a beautiful man!
Have a great Christmas week! x

JamiSings said...

I used to have all of those on cassette tape. Now I don't even know where those tapes are. Even though Elvis died a tiny bit less then a year after I was born, I really love his singing.

clarewbrown said...

I love Elvis Christmas albums!! ESPECIALLY Blue Christmas!

Random side note but whenever I see photos of Elvis when he was younger, I am always shocked by how much he looks like a woman... is that weird? He has such a feminine face lol

lancelonie said...

classic rock and roll Christmas
Have a great time! :)

Maggi said...

I love listening to Elvis' Christmas music!

Jim @ CoolStuffForDads.com said...

Yes, a definite Christmas Classic! It looks like an air conditioner in the first picture which I thought was interesting with a Christmas Tree.

yyam said...

This is a great X'mas song...

Those are some awesome covers! Thanks for sharing Keith...I always learn something new when I visit your blog.

Maria Confer said...

Wonderful Keith. I love all these old Elvis Christmas album covers.

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wreckedstellar said...

I love the 2nd album cover- he looks so laidback cool!

Nubia said...

Elvis was an Amazing Artist!

I hope you have a very merry christmas and happy new year keith

Daniela said...

Oh my goodness, what an amazing post. Love all of the wonderful album covers. :)
Way better than my post on Elvis, I think.

Thanks again, Keith, for such lovely post!

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Sam said...

Ah! Elvis - I have a lot of very, very special memories of him. Growing up watching his films on midday TV - a real treat for me and my neighbour - and being in Hawaii when he passed - everyone was in utter shock. An incredible man - thank you for the clips here - I'm very much looking forward to watching them!

Lilee said...

nice blog!

Noémie K said...

these vintage covers are stunning !
love that song !
love Elvis !
Happy Holidays dear*°*°*°

MannequinMe said...

I love your blog. Thank you for sharing these, I love them!

FashionJazz said...

Luv Elvis!! Stunning post as always! Hope u had a good wknd and a very Merry Christmas : ) xx

Tzoules said...

amazing!!!!!!

Anika said...

We did the exact same when I was a wee one in Kenya. Good times!

And love that first pic, what a cracker :)

Have a very festive season Keith

Viewliner Ltd. said...

Keith, I will be visiting family for the next couple of weeks. So I would like to take this time to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. PEACE! ~ Richard.

Protege said...

Sorry for my VERY belated comment! I have been a bit busy today, however enjoyed your post with Elvis; he is one in a million. Very special man.;)
Hope you are having a lovely Monday,
xo
Zuzana

KIRAFASHION said...

I love him forever!!!

Merry X-mas Keith!!

Will Errickson said...

I love the WHITE CHRISTMAS CD because it contains both his 1950s *and* 1970s Xmas records. Great stuff that I, too, grew up listening to!

Tights Lover said...

Blue Christmas is definitely the Elvis song I think of when it comes to Christmas. This is a great video too!

Hope you had a good start to your week!

Miss Go Lightly said...

Great post hun! Elvis at Christmas is a must! I wish it was rainy over here...instead we have the sun for Christmas :( Hope you have a great week, and a merry Christmas!

Allison said...

I LOVE these album covers - and Blue Christmas is such a fabulous song - it always puts me in the Christmas spirit =)
I love the TV commercial for Satellite radio featuring an Elvis song! He was so talented.

Maju said...

OMG! The first picture is GORGEOUS. It's so simple that is almost perfect.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! (this is how we said in Brazil. I hope that where you live too! haha)

XOXO,
Maju
www.aspirantstylist.blogspot.com

Maju said...

OMG! The first picture is GORGEOUS. It's so simple that is almost perfect.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! (this is how we said in Brazil. I hope that where you live too! haha)

XOXO,
Maju
www.aspirantstylist.blogspot.com

Sahakiel said...

I love elvis too, but when I was a little girl my dad use to sing Frank Sinatra... so for me, he's my Christmas' King!! :)!

Gingeyginge said...

Thank you for stopping by , I am also experiencing internet problems, I have lost my sound and posts arn't updating...To top it all off I now have flu...Hope your weeks looking better than mine...

Marian said...

When I was kid at xmas there was always Elvis,Nat King Cole,the Rat Pack,Jimmy Reeves,Cliff Richard etc playing in our house. Think you for this post, took me back years!
xx
marian

being fashion is... said...

thank u for your words... kisses, baby.... merry cristimas... a thousand kisses for u

Maria G. said...

Hello!! how are you doing!! I think he was so handsome!!! he sang so beautiful!! hope you have a fantastic week! kisses!!

Cheryl Lynn said...

He seemed to have the perfect voice for Christmas songs. Very smooth yet passionate. I like the pic with Elvis by the Christmas Tree. He was very handsome.

Hope you are having a wonderful week so far and that your Holiday is blessed and filled with happiness and cheer!

Sher said...

Lovely lovely song! I've always loved Elvis, he is still the King!!

Have a wonderful Christmas week:)

xx

Chessa! said...

I love Elvis! When we were in Memphis we went to a wedding and visited Graceland. it was so great to visit that place. So much history and it was such a humble place.

Noshabelle said...

I can never get tired of Elvis Presley!!

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