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Tinsel Tunes podcast goes into great detail about Christmas Tunes. 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.

Tinsel Tunes podcast goes into great detail about Christmas Tunes. 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.
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New Zealand

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Tinsel Tunes podcast goes into great detail about Christmas Tunes. 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.

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English

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tinseltunespodcast@g


Episodes

Episode 12 - The Music of Bing Crosby

4/25/2019
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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 Royale 2019 contenders Listen to round four here on...

Duration:01:02:30

Episode 11 - O Holy Night

3/26/2019
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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 2019’ and meet the contenders for April. Songs used in this episode: “O Holy Night – Jon...

Duration:00:25:55

Episode 10 - Music from The Christmas Chronicles The Movie

2/25/2019
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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 is in round 2!! Head over to the website to vote You can vote for as many as you want – as often as you want until the 20th of next month.

Duration:00:25:56

Episode 9 - Auld Lang Syne and the Great Tinsel Tunes Battle 2019

1/24/2019
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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 https://soundcloud.com/bexmarksthespot I'll mention some new and exciting additions to the world of the Tinsel Tunes Podcast. And, I'll introduce something called 'The Great Tinsel Tunes Battle 2019' Listen to...

Duration:00:21:19

Episode 8 - Santa Claus is Coming to Town

12/24/2018
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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, used under creative commons license or used with permission. Some excerpts are used under...

Duration:00:20:32

Episode 7 - Summer Wonderland

12/10/2018
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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. Music used in this episode is used for cometary purposes only. no copyright...

Duration:00:51:19

Episode 6- It's Beginning To Look a lot Like Christmas

12/2/2018
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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.

Duration:00:07:59

Episode 5 - Bonus Thanksgiving 2018 Episode

11/22/2018
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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.

Duration:01:01:14

Episode 4 - New Music for 2018

10/25/2018
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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

Duration:00:30:34

Episode 3 - The Music used in the Movie Elf - Tinsel tunes

9/27/2018
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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.

Duration:00:29:14

Test upload - Just testing Stitcher

9/27/2018
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Just a song to test if I can get Stitcher to show the new episodes. You can listen if you want. :)

Duration:00:02:37

The Golden Age of Christmas - Episode 2 - Tinsel Tunes

8/24/2018
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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.

Duration:00:21:32

The Little Drummer Boy - Episode 1 - Tinsel Tunes

8/5/2018
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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.

Duration:00:17:11

Tinsel Tunes Podcast Trailer

8/1/2018
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Join us for fun and information about everyone's favorite and not so favorite Christmas tunes.

Duration:00:03:08