QUOTES TO REMEMBER IN 2009!

December 31, 2008

“A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.”                                                                                                                                                                 -Yogi Berra

“I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties
than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to
control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation,
the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks will deprive
the people of all property until their children wake-up homeless on the
continent their fathers conquered.”                                                                                                                 
-Thomas Jefferson (in 1862)

“This year we’ve got to watch ourselves…not to mention everybody else!                                                                                                                                                                            – S. Mann

“You can’t push a bullet back into a gun, you say that you’re sorry but the damage is done. You may as well try to blow out the sun…you can’t push a bullet back into a gun!”
- A. Wayne

“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom istens.”                                                                                                                                                                        – Jimi Hendrix   

 

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“We get infatuated with the illusion of people’s perfections. We fall in love with the reality of their imperfections.”                                                                                                                                                        - Mark Wirtz

“I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.”
- Booker T. Washington

“Positive thinking brings results we desire”
- Dr. Henry Mundt

“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”                                                                                                                                                                      – Abraham Lincoln

“We have been told we cannot do this by a chorus of cynics who will only grow louder and more dissonant in the weeks to come. We’ve been asked to pause for a reality check. We’ve been warned against offering the people of this nation false hope. But in the unlikely story that is America, there has never been anything false about hope. For when we have faced down impossible odds; when we’ve been told that we’re not ready, or that we shouldn’t try, or that we can’t, generations of Americans have responded with a simple creed that sums up the spirit of a people. Yes we can.”                                                                                                                                             - Barack Obama

          

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM ARTIE WAYNE ON THE WEB!

 

Copyright 2008 by Artie Wayne http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/about-artie-wayne/ 

 

Special thanks to Mark Wirtz, Laura Pinto, Alan V. Karr, Loni Specter, and Mark Petty for submitting quotes this week.

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AFTER  SLAMMING ME AND TAKING 460 ADDRESSES FROM MY GMAIL LIST. I DON”T BELIEVE YOU’RE SENDING ME THIS LETTER…FILLED WITH YOUR CUTE LITTLE PLAY ON WORDS. I HOPE YOU ENJOY MINE!

Hello, new Twitter-er!

Using Twitter is going to change the way you think about staying in touch with friends and family. YES IT HAS…AND I”M GOING TO WARN EVERYONE I CAN ABOUT  YOU TWITS! you know you can send and receive Twitter updates via mobile texting, instant message, or the web? To do that, you’ll want to visit your settings page (and you’ll want to invite some friends). I JUST WANT TO INVITE THE MEDIA AND PERHAPS A LAWYER OR TWO!

The New York Times calls Twitter “one of the fastest-growing phenomena on the Internet.” TIME Magazine says, “Twitter is on its way to becoming the next killer app,” and Newsweek noted that “Suddenly, it seems as though all the world’s a-twitter.” What will you think? I THINK THEY’LL HAVE A DIFFERENT VIEW OF YOU WHEN ALL OF YOUR  BULL-TWIT COMES TO LIGHT! Thanks again for signing up!

- Biz Stone and The Twitter Team

BIZ…AS PROMISED I”LL BE POSTING THE E-MAILS  I”VE BEEN GETTING STARTING TONIGHT AND CONTINUING IN JANUARY WHEN BUSINESS RESUMES AS USUAL!  ALL OF THE NAMES HAVE BEEN WITHELD TO PROTECT MY FRIENDS AND CLIENTS FROM FURTHER INVASION OF PRIVACY AND ME FROM ANY FURTHER EMBARRASSMENT.
 
 1. ” hey artie, i was ‘invited’ to join twitter by xxxxxx…I emailed him personally, immediately and he vouched for it.  so far, i don’t see any advantage.  I gave then my yahoo address book of about 5 extinct people then promptly changed my password.  it’s more of a nuisance than a help for me.  I cancelled, today.  thanks to you. XXXXXX”
 
 2. “Artie, I never participate in these things. I have never trusted them. XXXXX”
 
 3. “Twitter in itself was never a problem to me, since I knew what it basically was and had no use for the service (basically you update as often as you feel necessary to tell your “friends” what you’re doing at the moment, so you update to tell people you’re “going to the store”, “listening to XM”, “masturbating” et al… XXXXXXX”

4.  “I got the twitter and yahoo messages recently but I just deleted them. If you are well aware of how this traffic flows, you just ignore it (or if you use gmail, mark it as spam) and it goes away. Haven’t received anything else since. I’m not complaining since I’m fairly confident you wouldn’t outright take advantage of your following. Blog on, Artie, blog on! XXXXXXX”

5. “Hello Artie, I am shocked to hear about Twitter – I just joined recently. FYI – I had the same experience with Plaxo that you describe with Twitter. It caused dreadful indiscretions, privacy violations and embarrassment! XXXXXXX”

OK …MY TWITTER-RISTAS, THIS NEW YEAR WHILE YOU”RE TWITTERING THE NIGHT AWAY, I’ll BE WRITING MY NEXT BLOG! “WHEN THE TWIT HITS THE FAN!”

Regretfully, Artie Wayne  http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/about-artie-wayne

FOR MORE ON THE HORRORS OF TWITTER CLICK ON TO http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/2008/12/29/twitter-is-in-the-shitter/

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To learn more about “TWITTER”, I had to give them my name and e-mail address. THEN THEY SLAMMED ME LIKE AN UNSCRUPULOUS TELEMARKETER! Even though I was extremely careful not to press a button to “SEND OUT INVITES”…they did anyway and compromised my entire address book!

 

I can’t tell you how livid I am, I’ve always suspected social networking networks were doing things like this…but this time they’ve messed with the wrong person! Now I know why I get so many invitations to join some of these networks…but now it’s got to stop!

 

I’m very fortunate to have a successful blog as my platform, as well as powerful allies at the L.A. Times, N.Y. Times, Rolling Stone, etc.etc.. If this has happened to you please contact me at artiewayne@gmail.com or leave a comment in the space provided below.

 

 

Thanks and regards, Artie Wayne  http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/about-artie-wayne

 

 

TO READ MY OPEN LETTER TO TWITTER http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/2008/12/30/twitter-this-you-twitsim-fed-up-with-your-bull-twit/

 

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What About The Day After Christmas? Words and Music by Patti Dahlstrom & Artie Wayne

What about the day after Christmas
When all of the giving is done
When the trimming comes down
Will you still be around
Or is it once a year love on the run?

What about the day after Christmas
How will you think of me then
As a gift you don’t need
Or a friend you won’t leave
Is it love or only Christmas Eve again?

You come to me broken
Your heart on the line
Before you have spoken
You know I’ll be kind
I’ll fall for your sad eyes
In this season of cheer
And won’t ask where you’ve been
Since this time last year

Will you be at my side for the New Year
Or well on your way from the truth
I’m too old to cling
To this once a year thing
So what about the day after Christmas?

(c)  2005  Patti Dahlstrom Music (ASCAP) /  WayneArt Music (BMI)

If you’d like an mp3 of “What About The Day After Christmas” e-mail me at artiewayne@gmail.com

BACK TO ARTIE WAYNE ON THE WEB! http://artiewayne.wordpress.com

Photo of London snow by Patti Dahlstrom

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“It was early Christmas Eve, Whoppy, Streaker and I had just finished adding the last clip we found on Youtube to their list of “99 CHRISTMAS MUSIC VIDEOS”, which we were going to send out at midnight to all the children of the world.                                                     

I was tired and my nerves were on edge, afraid we wouldn’t make the deadline, but now I could relax. I wanted to apologize to the cats for yelling at them all day, so I made them some warm milk and put out an extra portion of catnip.

About a half hour later I notice that Whoppy’s milk and catnip hadn’t been touched. Then Streaker told me that Whoppy said he was running away from home ‘cause he was tired of being “treated like a dog” Streaker and I looked for him all over the neighborhood…but he was nowhere to be found. large1jpgAbout 10:00 we stopped searching and went home. With tears in my eyes I started writing my Christmas blog to the children. A few minutes later there was a knock on my door. My neighbor Jim walked in, carrying Whoppy, and said, “Look what I just found stuck in my kitchen doggie door”

We all laughed, I thanked Jim, and then Whoppy, Streaker and I went to back to my computer and finished my blog. It was only 11:30, and I wanted to post exactly at midnight, so I lined up the arrow on my cursor with the send button, all ready to go at the stroke of Christmas.

I’m not sure what happened next…I think I fell asleep. I looked at the clock which said 3:00 and thinking I’d missed my deadline, my heart began to sink. Then I looked at my computer screen which said “Message sent at 12:00 midnight”, and finally at Whoppy and Streaker, who had these weird little smiles on their faces!” 

 

 

hearts2                                                                                                                          copy-of-catzapoppin-0453That’s right…..This year we’ve added 69 more clips to the list of the top Christmas videos and call it 99 CHRISTMAS MUSIC VIDEOS. It now includes the NEW MILEY CYRUS, Nat “King” Cole, THE RAD DUDES, Bing, Elvis, JOSH GROBAN and songs from NOEL, NEW ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS, “A Charlie Brown Christmas“, Aretha, PAUL EVANS, Jingle Cats, ALAN O’DAY, Neil Diamond, LENNON, Band-Aid, CHRIS BROWN “THIS CHRISTMAS”, Enya, Carpenters, NEW JULIANNE HOUGH, Brenda Lee, Beach Boys, NEW ARCHIES, Sponge Bob, Perry Como, and so much more! HOURS AND HOURS OF FAMILY FUN with the original Christmas music clips and new Christmas Video animations! You can find it here for FREE!

If You want more just click on to the titles below… 

 NOOKIE’S TOP HANUKKAH VIDEOS!

 

NEW CHRISTMAS MUSIC VIDEOS!

 

CHRISTMAS, HANUKKAH, AND HOLIDAY VIDEOS!

 

CLICK HERE FOR A LAST MINUTE FREE GIF IDEA!

 

YOU STILL WANT MORE? Then click onto THE STORY BEHIND THE MOTOWN CHRISTMAS ALBUM…the classic album that almost never saw the light of day. Diana Ross, The Miracles, The Supremes, The Temptations, The Jackson Five, Stevie Wonder, and Michael Jackson all contributed to one of the greatest  albums of all time, THE MOTOWN CHRISTMAS ALBUM. It is also the story of how George Clinton, Jr. and I wrote “Little Christmas Tree” for Michael Jackson. Read all about it here.  

 

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See the video that former MTV veejay Adam Curry remembers as being a “huge it on MTV” when it was featured on the front page of Mevio. CHRISTMAS IN MALIBU–NOW A CERTIFIED CULT CLASSIC!” 

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS…ENJOY TO THE WORLD!

Artie Wayne On The Web…
Whoppy And Streaker On The Couch!
                                                                 

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Copyright 2008 by Artie Wayne                 http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/about-artie-wayne

 

No, I didn’t Misspell GIFTS…I meant GIFS!

ANIMATED GIFS, but I doubt if you’ve seen many like these!

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Whenever I see an animated gif I like, I right click on the picture and save as…

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When I wanted to show my glow-in-the-dark artwork in daylight, I learned how to make my own animated gifs.

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Now I want to show how to make your own animated gif in less than 3 minutes…absolutely FREE!

slow-inner All you need is two photos one of you as a child and another as an adult. Then go to http://www.gifninja.com/ and make your own gif for free and release the inner child in you!!

Special thanks to Patti Dahlstrom, Sharon Link, Richard Yannotti, and Alan O’Day for the animated gifs they’ve sent me

NOW HERE ARE MY BEST BLOGS USING ANIMATED GIFS!

1. http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/2008/10/18/top-oldies-and-new-music-websites/2. http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/2008/10/26/the-top-halloween-music-videos/

3. http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/2008/12/15/free-christmas-videos-free-hanukkah-videos-and-free-holiday-videos/

4. http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/2008/07/19/dark-knight-biggest-opening-weekend-in-box-office-history/

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Don’t forget about 99CHRISTMASMUSICVIDEOS. It now includes Nat “King” Cole, THE RAD DUDES, Bing, Elvis, JOSH GROBAN and songs from NOEL, NEW ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS, “A Charlie Brown Christmas“, Aretha, PAUL EVANS, Jingle Cats, ALAN O’DAY, Neil Diamond, LENNON, Band-Aid, CHRIS BROWN “THIS CHRISTMAS”, Enya, Carpenters, NEW JULIANNE HOUGH, Brenda Lee, Beach Boys, NEW ARCHIES, Sponge Bob, Perry Como, and so much more! HOURS AND HOURS OF FAMILY FUN with the original Christmas music clips and new Christmas Video animations! You can find it here for FREE!
EXTRA! THE TOP HANUKKAH VIDEOS! http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/2006/12/22/nookies-top-holiday-video-picks/

Copyright 2011 by Artie Wayne http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/about-artie-wayne/

EXTRA! EXTRA! NOW YOU CAN BUY MY NEW BOOK ,“I DID IT FOR A SONG” AT AMAZON or Barnes & Noble or from Smashwords

TO READ A CHAPTER OR TWO FOR FREE CLICK  HERE

TO READ SOME OF THE COMMENTS  CLICK  HERE

BACK TO ARTIE WAYNE ON THE WEB http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/

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What started off as a way to promote a Christmas song I co-wrote for Michael Jackson, 35 years ago, has snowballed into an internet sensation! Last year, I put up a list of 99 Top Christmas Music Videos For Free, including Michael’s “Little Christmas Tree“, on my website, and here are some of the comments I got from Alicia Keys, Scott Shannon, Ron Dante, Steve Binder and more

Alicia Keys (singer/songwriter) says: “Great job, thank you!”

Scott Shannon (DJ on WPLJ/ True Oldies Channel) says: “ARTIE, GOOD IDEA,, JUST LET ‘EM KNOW THAT WE PLAY THE GREATEST CHRISTMAS HITS OF ALL TIME,,, MIXED IN WITH OUR NORMAL OLDIES FROM 59 THRU 74……FROM NOW TILL DEC 26TH….WHAT IS THE EASIEST WAY TO DIRECT MY MILLIONS OF LISTENERS TO YOUR CHRISTMAS VIDEOS?”

Ron Dante (The Archies) says: “Thanks Artie, Great Stuff for Christmas as usual…..You rock my friend…”

Steve Binder (director of “ELVIS ’68″ Comeback special) says: “Thanks for including the Presley “Blue Christmas” on your Christmas list. I remember him singing it like it was yesterday.”

Joe Klein(Founder of New Media Creative) says: “A collection like this couldn’t have come at a better time. We could all use a little more Christmas spirit right now, and this list is bursting with holiday cheer.”


That’s right…..This year I’ve added more clips and call it
99CHRISTMASMUSICVIDEOS. It now includes the NEW JUSTIN BIEBER,, Nat “King” Cole, THE RAD DUDES, Bing, Elvis, JOSH GROBAN and songs from NOEL, NEW ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS, elvis,PAUL EVANS, Jingle Cats, ALAN O’DAY, Neil Diamond, LENNON, Band-Aid, CHRIS BROWN “THIS CHRISTMAS”, NEW JULIANNE HOUGH, Brenda Lee, NEW ARCHIES, and so much more! HOURS AND HOURS OF FAMILY FUN with the original Christmas music clips and new Christmas Video animations! You can find it here for FREE!

If you like 99 CHRISTMAS MUSIC VIDEOS, please feel free to share it with a friend….but if you really LOVE it, please feel free to send the link to your entire address book!

MERRYCHRISTMAS…ENJOY TO THE WORLD! Artie Wayne On The Web

YOU SAY YOU WANT MORE? Then check out THE STORY BEHIND THE MOTOWNCHRISTMAS ALBUM …the classic album that almost never saw the light of day. Diana Ross, The Miracles, The Supremes, The Temptations, The Jackson Five, Stevie Wonder, and Michael Jackson all contributed to one of the greatest Christmas albums of all time. It is also the story of how George Clinton, Jr. and I wrote “Little Christmas Tree” for Michael Jackson. 

Copyright 2011 by Artie Wayne http://artiewayne.com

NOW YOU CAN BUY MY NEW BOOK ,“I DID IT FOR A SONG” AT AMAZON or Barnes & Noble or from Smashwords

TO READ A CHAPTER OR TWO FOR FREE CLICK  HERE

TO READ SOME OF THE COMMENTS  CLICK  HERE

BACK TO ARTIE WAYNE ON THE WEB http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/

 

 

 

 

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After helping to sell ONE BILLION records in the industry, Joe Klein’s “CHRISTMAS IN MALIBU ” by The Rad Dudes has truly become a cult classic….20 years after first being released!

 

I’m proud to introduce you to my friend and former client, Joe Klein, multiple Clio and International Broadcast Award winner, who wrote and produced over a thousand radio spots back in the 70′s and 80′s promoting albums for Donna Summer, The Village People, Parliament, George Clinton, Devo, The Doobie Brothers, Van Halen, U2, Kenny Rogers, David Bowie, Kim Carnes, Sheena Easton, George Thorogood, J. Geils Band, Tina Turner,  Bob Seeger, The Steve Miller Band, Tina Turner, The Plasmatics, The Vapors, The Commodores, Lionel Richie, Huey Lewis and the News, Eddie Rabbit, Leo Sayer, Christopher Cross, Joan Jett and scores of other chart-topping acts.  As president of Los Angeles based production company L.A. Trax, Inc., Joe was considered one of the best promo producers in the business, and his campaigns helped to sell over one billion records, cassettes and CDs. In doing so, he really did help to raise the bar on how records were promoted in general. 

 

Joe began his career as a teenage disc jockey, then moved on to recording engineer and producer. He produced hundreds of commercials and jingles in the seventies with a partner named John LaSalle, a renowned singer and jazz musician originally from New York City. He was also a record producer, whose credits include my album on Casablanca and a co-production with Scott Shannon on an album by The Sunset Bombers, a late seventies punk rock band which featured Doug Feiger (The Knack), Brandon Mathieson (The Rubber City Rebels) and Rick Armaund (1999).

 

I hadn’t spoken to Joe in a few years until we reconnected last week. I wanted to include his cult holiday classic, “Christmas In Malibu ” By The Rad Dudes, in my 99 CHRISTMAS MUSIC VIDEO collection. When we spoke, he told me that the song and video had been added to a lot of Christmas airplay lists this year, twenty years after its initial release back in 1988….Here’s more, in his own words……

 

Christmas In Malibu had its beginnings as a surprise yuletide hit of the 1988 holiday season. The song came to me as a musical epiphany of sorts while sitting on Malibu beach over the summer several months earlier. The story of how it got recorded and ended up on hundreds of radio stations, MTV, VH-1, Friday Night Videos and even the NBC Nightly News that first year really is quite wild. The song and video continued to air for several more years and then pretty much faded from view by the mid-nineties. Back in 2005, I decided to post the song online and, to my surprise, Christmas In Malibu started getting played on dozens of podcasts. In 2006, I made a distribution deal with a company called IODA to distribute the song as a download worldwide, and then posted the video on YouTube and a view other video sites. That year the song spread to many more podcasts and even started getting played on the radio again. By last year, Christmas In Malibu was getting mentioned and embedded in hundreds of blog posts and the video was listed on dozens more viral video sites. This year, on its twentieth anniversary, Christmas In Malibu seems to have taken on a life of its own and achieved a kind of “cult classic” statis within the new media community. The track and video are popping up virtually everywhere. This past week the video even made the front page of Mevio, the online new media network (formerly known as Podshow) launched in 2005 by former MTV veejay Adam Curry and Ron Bloom. On the front page video promo for what was new on the network, Adam remarked how he remembered the video had been a “huge hit” on MTV back in the day! I posted the whole story of the making of Christmas In Malibu on my company’s website, and you can read it here.

 

Here are THE RAD DUDES and “CHRISTMAS IN MALIBU !”

 Now check out 99 CHRISTMAS MUSIC VIDEOS featuring the NEW MILEY CYRUS, Aretha, Nat “King”Cole, Bing,  Elvis, EXCLUSIVE JOSH GROBAN FROM NOEL, NEW ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS, “A Charlie Brown Christmas”, Paul Evans, Jingle Cats, ALAN O’DAY, Neil Diamond, Band-Aid, EXCLUSIVE UNEDITED CHRIS BROWN “THIS CHRISTMAS”,  Enya, Carpenters, NEW JULIANNE HOUGH, Brenda Lee, Beach Boys, NEW ARCHIES, Sponge Bob, Perry Como, and so much more! HOURS AND HOURS OF FAMILY FUN with the original Christmas music clips and new Christmas Video animations! You can find it here.

 

 Copyright 2008 by Artie Wayne   http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/about-artie-wayne

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“It’s summer of 1973 and Ed Silvers, President of Warner Brothers Music, is losing his patience with me. He thinks I’m spending far too much time trying to get our songs cut at Motown. Although I secure songs in our catalog by some of their biggest artists, they’re only album cuts. Ed is convinced that I’ll never get a single released by Motown.

I know at this point that the only way I could have a chance for a hit and escape the wrath of Ed, is to get a cover by the Jackson 5 or little Michael. There was only one staff writer at Warner Brothers music who could write in a classic R+B style, George Clinton, Jr.

I go to the two producers who love George’s writing the most, Jerry Marcellino and Mel Larson, who just had big hits with 12 year old Michael on “Rockin’ Robin” and “Little Bitty Pretty One” (which was my suggestion). They tell me that “Ben”, from the movie of the same name, is racing up the charts and Berry Gordy wants each of his producers to start recording new sides with him.

I sit with Jerry and Mel and we talk about what kind of song they should record with Michael. I suggest a Christmas song, one so commercial that it could be the follow up single to, “Ben”. When I see their eyes light up, I tell them that George Clinton, Jr. and I have started such a song! When they ask to hear it, I tell them we were still working on it, when in fact we hadn’t even started! I can’t tell them the title, ’cause there isn’t any! I do tell them, however, that it’s a true story of how my girlfriend left me out in the cold like the last tree in a Christmas tree lot, which is left unsold on Christmas Eve. They freak out and say they had to have the finished song by Monday. I say, “No problem”

I call George, who knows nothing about any of this as soon as I get back to my office. He can’t believe I told them we’d have a finished song to them by Monday, when it’s Friday and we haven’t even started.

Saturday morning we meet at my office. It’s the middle of summer, about 90 degrees, but we have to get in a Christmas Mood. As I tell George about my break up with Diana last Christmas, then I start to throw Ivory Snowflakes around the room. Soon, we have the first verse and chorus.

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“Little Christmas Tree, looking sorta’ sad and lonely just like me

No one seems to care, they just went away and left him standing there…All alone on Christmas Eve!”

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On Monday morning George does a piano voice demo, and I get it to Jerry and Mel that afternoon. They love it so much that they knock one of their own songs off the date and cut ours the next day.

I’m almost in tears when I hear the finished record the following week with the news that it’s being considered for the follow-up to “Ben”, which had just hit number one! You can imagine how I feel a few weeks later when Berry Gordy, Jr. decides not put out any follow up to the Oscar nominated “Ben”, until the Academy Awards are given out…which is after Christmas! A few days later I come up with a plan and present it to Motown. I suggest that the company puts a double albums worth of previously recorded Christmas songs by each of their hit artists, along with “Little Christmas Tree”. They even use my title for the album, “A Classic Motown Christmas”, which includes cuts by Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, The Temptations, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Diana Ross, and release it in time for the holidays.”

“LITTLE CHRISTMAS TREE”

By George Clinton, Jr. and Artie Wayne

I watch the snowflakes fall
against my window plain
and wonder if you
are watching snowflakes too?
I take a walk downtown
to where you used to meet me
There’s joy everywhere
but all that waiting there is just a…

Little Christmas tree
Looking sorta’ sad and lonely just like me
No one seems to care
They just went away and left it standing there
All alone on Christmas eve

I hear the Christmas bells
The happy people singing
The songs of the chill that only brings me tears
I sadly close my eyes
and say a liitle prayer you’ll be waiting there for me
I look but all I see is

Little Christmas Tree
Looking sorta’ sad and lonely just like me
No one seems to care
They just went away and left it standing there
All alone on Christmas eve

This is the season of love
(This is the season of love)
But I’m as sad as I can be
(sad as can be)
Why did you have to leave me
(Why did you leave me)
(Why did you leave me)

Little Christmas tree
Looking sorta sad and lonely just like me
No one seems to care
They just went away and left it standing there
All alone on Christmas eve

Copyright 1973 by Warner Brothers Music


Now here’s Michael Jackson and “Little Christmas Tree” If the video is disabled click onto
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MczEogn9Avs

copyright 2008 by Artie Wayne  from his forthcoming book, “I Did It For A Song”…If You Don’t like the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s you can kiss my past!” http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/about-artie-wayne/

THE TOP, THE BEST, AND THE GREATEST MICHAEL JACKSON VIDEOS!..FOR FREE!

http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/2009/06/26/top-best-and-greatest-michael-jackson-videos/


To stay in the holiday spirit check out “WHOPPY AND STREAKER’S 99 CHRISTMAS MUSIC VIDEOS for FREE” featuring Nat “King”Cole, Bing, NEW ARCHIES, Elvis, EXCLUSIVE JOSH GROBAN FROM NOEL!, NEW ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS, Beach Boys, Sponge Bob”, The RAD DUDES, Jingle Cats, ALAN O’DAY, Neil Diamond, Band-Aid, EXCLUSIVE UNEDITED CHRIS BROWN “THIS CHRISTMAS”,  PAUL EVANS, Enya, Carpenters, NEW JULIANNE HOUGH, Brenda Lee, , Perry Como, Alvin and the Chipmunks and so much more! HOURS AND HOURS OF FAMILY FUN with the original Christmas music clips and new Christmas Video animations! http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/2007/11/13/the-top-the-best-and-the-greatest-christmas-music-videos/

P.S. CLICK HERE FOR A FREE LAST MINUTE GIF IDEA!

http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/2008/12/17/great-last-minute-gifs-that-are-absolutely-free/

NEW CHRISTMAS MUSIC VIDEOS 2008 for FREE”! includes Miley Cyrus, The Jonas Brothers, ARETHA, ELVIS PRESLEY DUET WITH MARTINA MCBRIDE, NEW “ARCHIE’S CHRISTMAS PARTY”, Alan O’Day “I HEAR VOICES”, Tony Bennett, PAUL EVANS‘ “SANTA’S GOT STUCK UP IN A CHIMINEY”, Faith Hill, U2, THE RAD DUDES “CHRISTMAS IN MALIBU”, Rascal Flatts, DAVID ARCHULETTA “OH, HOLY NIGHT”, and MUCH, MUCH MORE!
http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/2008/12/07/new-christmas-music-videos-2008/

Because you’ve been good, you also get “NOOKIE”S TOP CHRISTMAS AND “HAUKKAH VIDEOS for FREE!” includes Adam Sandler’s “HANUKKAH SONG”, the Full Original Version of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” , JUST ADDED JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, CARRIE UNDERWOOD, TOBY KEITH, BON JOVI SINGING “THE HANUKKAH SONG!” and MUCH, MUCH MORE! http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/2006/12/22/nookies-top-holiday-video-picks/

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ROCK AND ROLL SANTA RIDES HARD!, U2,  LADY GAGA, Michael Jackson, NEW BLONDIE!, ELVIS, OzzyOsborne, Singing Reindeer, Twisted Sister, KILLERS, Brian Setzer!

NOW TO START THE ROCK ROLLING…Here are the Killers and “Happy Birthday Guadalupe”

“LITTLE CHRISTMAS TREE”  by  MICHAEL JACKSON  
Brian Setzer Orchestra and “Jingle Bells” LIVE! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUyQdolNop0

JUST ADDED! WILLIE NELSON FROM THE STEPHEN COLBERT SPECIAL “THE GREATEST GIFT” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8HGswf

Here’s the surfing version of “O Hanukkah” by Meshugga Beach Party http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BILmgS5TGIU

BON JOVI and “RUN RUDOLF, RUN” !”

NEW! Here’s “DUETS” with ELVIS PRESLEY, and Carrie Underwood, Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes, Sara Evans, Gretchen Wilson, Anne Murray, Amy Grant, Karen Fairchild, and Wynonna Judd, in the first Christmas compilation of its kind. Here’s Elvis and Martina McBride with “Blue Christmas” http://blog.cmt.com/2008-11-17/martina-mcbride-duets-with-elvis-presley-for-christmas/

JUST ADDED! Here’s U2 and “I Believe In Father Christmas”                  http://www.ilike.com/artist/U2/videos

Here are THE SINGING REINDEER AND THE DRIFTERS “WHITE CHRISTMAS .

http://gpsinformation.info/main/merryxmas.swf

JUST ADDED! OFFICIAL LADY GAGA “CHRISTMAS TREE” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_36TiPIjVI

If you liked 10 HOLIDAY MUSIC VIDEOS THAT DON”T SUCK, then you’ll love NOOKIE”S TOP CHRISTMAS AND HANUKKAH VIDEOS  for FREE! http://artiewayne.wordpress.com/2006/12/22/nookies-top-holiday-video-picks/

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MERRY CHRISTMAS, HAPPY HANNUKKAH, HAPPY KWANZA…FROM ARTIE WAYNE ON THE WEB!

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