Tinsel Tunes Podcast

Tinsel Tunes Podcast

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. Review us and get a free sticker. (contact me to let me know)... Show More

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August 26, 2019 26 min

Series 2 Episode 1.One Year Anniversary Q&A Episode

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July 25, 2019 17 min

This episode we look at the song The First Noel

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June 25, 2019 16 min

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.

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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 Read more

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April 25, 2019 25 min

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 Roya... Read more

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March 27, 2019 25 min

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... Read more

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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 ... Read more

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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
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December 24, 2018 20 min

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, us... Read more

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December 10, 2018 12 min

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.

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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.

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November 22, 2018 34 min

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.

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October 25, 2018 29 min

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

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September 27, 2018 30 min

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.

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August 25, 2018 20 min

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.

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August 5, 2018 18 min

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.

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August 1, 2018 2 min

Join us for fun and information about everyone's favorite and not so favorite Christmas tunes.

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