Billboard's 12-Best Punk Rock Songs 2018
Thirty-years after the original release Billboard Magazine announces Ramones classic "Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)" Top-12 Best Punk Rock Christmas Song. The single joins "Silent Night" The Dickies, "Oi To The World, The Vandals, "White Christmas", Bad Religion, "I Won't Be Home For Christmas" Blink-182, and more.
The Billboard announcement states: Christmas songs are great and all, but don't you ever get tired of the classics? Do you ever wish that "All I Want For Christmas Is You" had a bit more edge, or that "White Christmas" packed more oomph? No need to fear: We've got you covered this holiday season.From The Dickies loud take on "Silent Night" to The Ramones original, "Merry Christmas (I Don’t Wanna Fight Tonight)," we're here to show you that the holidays don't have to be boring. You can turn up the season as loud as you want as you mosh around the Christmas tree.
In classic Ramones style their single"Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)"also selected as a Top-Pick in ROCKWiRED's Christmas Holiday Season Playlist 2018, is spinning Holly - Sirius XM Hits 1 Holiday Channel, makes Forbes via the disgust grossing U.S. Christmas Movies Of All-Time, and more.
Merry Christmas To All..It's A PUNK Christmas !
ROCKWiRED's SPECiAL FEATURE: XMAS CHEER
The Ramones classic "Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)"makes ROCKWiRED'S Christmas Playlist alongside such staples as "Christmas, Baby Please Come Home" by Darlene Love which became a staple on Letterman, "Winter Wonderland" by the Eurythmics, "2000 Miles" by the Pretenders, "We Three Kings" by Blondie, "Who Took The Merry Out of Christmas" by the Staple Singers, "Go Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" by Annie Lennox, "Put A Little Love in Your Heart", by Al Greene & Annie Lennox including several others.
Holly | SIRIUS XM (Top 40)
The Ramones single "Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight)" receiving major airplay as one of only two Punk songs airing for the 2018 Christmas season on Sirius XM Holly we have heard so far. Sirius XM Holly is the commercial free Sirius XM Hits 1, a Top 40 radio station on Sirius XM Radio channel 2 and Dish Network channels 6002 and 099-02.
Forbes | Highest Grossing U. S. Christmas Movies Feature Ramones Single
"Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight)" makes Forbes Magazine, December 2, 2018. The classic single hit Forbes when the Tim Allen 'Christmas with the Kranks' film featuring the Ramones single ranked #14-Highest The 25 Highest Grossing Christmas Movies Of All Time At The U.S. Box Office.
The Ramones single "Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight" was originally recorded in 1987 for their 'Brain Drain' album, released in December 1988 with the album hitting Billboard's Hot 200 at #122. The Ramones single "Pet Sematary" also featured on the album, written for the Stephen King film of the same title hit #4-Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks and was the highest charting single of their career to date. The Ramones 'Brain Drain' album, released in December 1988 was arranged and produced by their lifelong friend who was also their longtime songwriter and producer, Jean Beauvoir of the Plasmatics. The Ramones "Pet Cemetery Hit #9-Rolling Stone's Reader's Poll: The 10-Best Ramones Songs
Ulitmate Classic Rock Magazine ranks "Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight" and "Pet Sematary" as the best Ramones songs on their "Brain Drain' album.
Jean Beauvoir also wrote and recorded "Merry Christmas To All Of The World” for the film "Christmas with the Kranks, featuring the Ramones classic. "Merry Christmas To All Of The World is the main and closing theme song to the film.
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