I’m rattled, I need to calm down. We have a phone outage (can’t make long-distance calls), it’s raining again, I’ve got blog problems that I can’t solve (don’t ask!), the laundry service doubled its fee… eeyah!
So I’m posting a hymn requested by Phoebe, The First Noel, sung by Nat King Cole–
Another Christmas hymn request for our Christmas Carol Contest–now we’re getting somewhere!–from Ina, our friend in Glasgow, Scotland: The First Noel, sung by Sir Harry Secombe with the Choir of Westminster Abbey.
There are so many beautiful performances of The First Noel (Nat King Cole springs immediately to mind), but for today I chose the one by the choir at Kings College, Cambridge. I meant to surprise Erlene with it yesterday, but wasn’t able to get around to it.
I guess we’re open for Christmas carols now! And on Friday we’ll open our annual Christmas Carol Contest.
Our friend SlimJim has requested it here, and my friend Jessicafischerqueen has posted it on my chess page, so what can I say but here it is? The First Noel, sung by Bing Crosby. You’ll look long and hard to find an equal to his voice.