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WLIT-FM Releases New Holiday CD

Once again, WLIT-FM has released a CD of favorite Holiday songs. The CD is entitled "Home For The Holidays: 2010 Holiday Lite Christmas - Volume 9" and contains 16 yuletide tracks.

For this year's CD, the track listing is heavy on novelty songs, including "Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer," "I Want A Hippopotamus for Christmas," "Snoopy's Christmas," "The Twelve Pains of Christmas," and "Dominick The Donkey." Some of the tracks -- "Hippopotamus," "Dominick" and "Pains" -- were previously released on WLIT-FM's 2007 CD release "Celebrating The Season" as bonus tracks. Others have appeared on previous CDs put out by "The Holiday Lite" also, while some are first time inclusions.

The complete track listing is:

1. Gayla Peevey - "I Want A Hippopotamus for Christmas"
2. Mariah Carey - "All I Want For Christmas Is You"
3. Gloria Estefan - "This Christmas"
4. Lou Monte - "Dominick The Donkey"
5. Paul McCartney - "Wonderful Christmastime"
6. Carpenters - "(There's No Place Like) Home For The Holidays"
7. Jewel - "Silent Night"
8. Whitney Houston - "Joy To The World"
9. Sarah McLachlan - "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas"
10. Bob Rivers - "The Twelve Pains of Christmas"
11. Kimberly Locke - "Frosty The Snowman"
12. Auld Lang Syne - "Straight No Chaser"
13. Dr. Seuss and Thurl Ravenscroft - "You're a Mean One, Mr.Grinch"
14. The Royal Guardsmen - "Snoopy's Christmas"
15. The Chipmunks with David Seville - "Chipmunk Song"
16. Elmo and Patsy - "Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer"

Only a limited amount of the CDs have been pressed, so supplies are limited. The CD will not be sold in stores. It can only be purchased online via WLIT-FM's website at this link HERE. The cost is $12.39, plus $3.75 for shipping, for a total of $16.14.

Unlike other CDs released this time of year by other radio stations, it does not appear that any proceeds from the sale of this CD will go toward a local charity.


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