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: It doesn t feel like Christmas until the music starts. And whether you prefer to rock around the Christmas tree or walk in a winter wonderland, holiday songs summon up powerful memories & emotions. Even the Grinch appreciated a good carol. This book celebrates this unique body of music, from Bing Crosby s White Christmas to today s classics. It s the behind-the-scenes story of how these songs were written & recorded, how they sold, which ones lasted, & which ones disappeared. And it s about what the music says -- about Christmas in America. Illuminated with color reproductions of vintage album covers, celebrity Christmas cards, top ten lists, & more, this is a book that anyone who loves Christmas & music will treasure.