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It’s our Countdown to Christmas where some of your favorite KKSM personalities pick their favorite Christmas tunes, here are some selections from Serena Reid, host of Wind Down Wednesdays.    This Christmas-Donny Hathaway   THE definitive song at Christmas for me and every black family I know is the unforgettable “This Christmas” by Donny Hathaway.  His was a life that left us much too soon; I’m sure...

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It’s our Countdown to Christmas! This selection was brought to you by our very own Dan Sweeney of Dan Sweeney’s One Hit Wonders who has picked three Christmas one hit wonders. Do they Know it’s Christmas – Band Aid A song written in 1984 in reaction to television reports of the 1983–85 famine in Ethiopia. It was first recorded in a single day on November 25th, 1984 by Band Aid, a supergroup consisting mainly of...

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It’s time for another addition to our Countdown to Christmas. Today our very own Sean Burdeaux of It’s Okay, I’m Crying writes:   “I Won’t Be Home For Christmas” by blink-182 (featuring not only former guitarist Tom Delonge but ALSO former drummer Scott Raynor, holy shit, how old is this song? TWENTY ONE YEARS OLD, THIS SONG CAN LEGALLY DRINK). It is a touching, up-lifting little ditty...

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It’s our Countdown to Christmas where some of your favorite KKSM personalities share with us their favorite holiday tunes. Rich Appel, host of that thing, writes:  Clearly influenced by one of the best holiday collections ever – Phil Spector’s A Christmas Gift to You – Elton and producer Gus Dudgeon may have outdone Phil and company during one wall-of-sound-channeling session, producing this now-Christmas classic....

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Today’s Countdown to Christmas song was picked by DJ Hannah D: My holiday pick was composed and first performed by Chilean musician Violeta Parra. It brings soul to the season. Thanks to life and thankful for life. The holiday season is filled with many holidays intended to get together with your loved ones. May they be your brothers and sisters, your mother and father, or friends that you cherish. Thanks to life we have this...

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Welcome to our Countdown to Christmas! Every day until Christmas, your favorite KKSM personalities will pick their favorite holiday tunes. DJ Roob, KKSM’s Music Director and host of “Not So Serious Radio”, has picked “Just Like Christmas” by Duluth, MN band Low. Roob writes: “Perfectly captures the wistfulness of the season that other standard holiday songs do not!  One of my fave Christmas...

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Welcome to our Countdown to Christmas. Every day from now until Christmas, some of our KKSM superstars will share their favorite holiday tunes. DJ Mikayla is host of “Magical Mornings with Mikayla” which features Disney-related trivia and music. Mikayla writes: “My favorite is As Long As There’s Christmas from Beauty and the Beast Enchanted Christmas. It’s the song Belle sings to bring hope to the enchanted objects...

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The Top 5 Office Moments!  Because the office U.S. is amazing.       Number 5 The first episode when Jim puts Dwight’s Stapler in jello. It’s on my count down because it’s the first time you really get to meet the cast and fall in love with them.       Number 4 After Stanley’s heart attack Michael decides to make the whole office learn CPR. And as we all can guess it doesn’t go down well! The group is...

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