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Last.fm Trends Remembers An ‘Auld Acquaintance’

It’s one of the best-known songs ever written, and is performed by millions of people around the world every year, but “Auld Lang Syne” remains one of the least scrobbled songs of the festive season. […]

12/30/2011

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Last.fm Christmas Classics: White Christmas

While Bing and Bowie are perhaps the most famous faces of Christmas – Santa aside – it’s Crosby’s “White Christmas” that best sets the tone for the most wonderful time of year. Last.fm Trends takes […]

12/25/2011

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Last.fm Trends Christmas Classics: Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

Somewhere in Lapland the reindeer are gearing up for another long night. Naughty or nice, tonight’s the night the big guy in red does the rounds and doles out presents far and wide. “Santa Claus […]

12/24/2011

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Last.fm Trends Christmas Classics: “Feliz Navidad”

No Christmas would be complete without the Puerto Rican influence of José Feliciano and his classic track “Feliz Navidad.” The Spanish song was a hit in 1970 but is still a feature on Christmas playlists […]

12/20/2011

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Last.fm Trends Christmas Classics: Get The Look With Johnny Mathis

The twelve days of Christmas have begun, and with the time for decoration officially here, “It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas” is today’s choice of holiday classic. Written in 1951, Last.fm Trends is […]

12/13/2011

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Last.fm Trends Christmas Classics: What Christmas Means To Me

Our Christmas Classics coverage continues today with a look at “What Christmas Means To Me.” Written by Anna Gordy Gaye, George “Horgay” Gordy and Allen Story, the track was taken to the masses by Stevie […]

12/12/2011

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Last.fm Trends Christmas Classics: Having A Merry Little Christmas

This December we’re carrying on our look at Christmas classics, the songs that no festive soundtrack should be without. Now, it’s the turn of the heartfelt festive staple “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.” First […]

12/09/2011

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Last.fm Trends Christmas Classics: A Bluer Shade Of Christmas

Whilst a lot of the detractors for Christmas music bemoan its relentless cheer, there’s at least one festive classic that takes a different spin on things. First recorded in 1948, “Blue Christmas” is now a […]

12/08/2011

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Last.fm Trends Christmas Classics: Brenda Lee Rocks On

Brenda Lee‘s “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree” is the next Christmas classic to get the Last.fm Trends treatment. Released on the legendary Decca Records in 1958, the song has been covered by several modern pop […]

12/06/2011

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Last.fm Trends: Britney Spears Hits The UK

Britney Spears‘ high production tour rolls across UK arenas this week – in support of her most recent album Femme Fatale. The album came out in March, giving users plenty of time to take it […]

10/25/2011

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