Happy Christmas Time

by John P. Flynn

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The second Holiday season song I have written and recorded for the Lambertville Historical Society Holiday Season CD. This is a compilation CD of local artists in the Lambertville NJ area that perform on the CD to raise funds for the Historical Society.


Happy Christmas Time
John Flynn music and lyrics

Verse 1
The weather is cold, the air is crisp
People scurrying just to get a gift
Traffics pack where ever you go
That old lady driving real slow

Verse 2
The Mall is crowded push for sales
Buy an ugly tie I won't wear
Cheap clone tacky set
Something I hope I don't get

To much time here got to go
Back to the ice and snow
Hang around with friends I know

Happy Christmas Time
Happy Christmas Time

Verse 3
Rather be where people meet
Tell old stories over a jukebox beat
drink an ale or spike the punch
Don't let the dog drink to much

Verse 4
Get the tree out of the box
Throw on lights not to much fuss
Tiny glasses fill up mine
Santa may arrive at any time

Dog chases cat up the tree
Santa's snoring let him be
Holiday party site to see

Happy Christmas Time
Happy Christmas Time

Verse 5
Everyone had a real good time
Glasses on the floor twist of lime
beagle chewing a Christmas box
Hope it was the tie I got

House is quiet all is well
After weeks of living hell
Now I hear damn Christmas Bells

Happy Christmas Time
Happy Christmas Time
Happy Christmas Time
Happy Christmas

Chorus ending:
Happy Christmas time


released September 22, 2013
Music and Lyrics: John Flynn

Shackers and Friends
Rob (Retro) Weisenborn, Guitar
Pat (Sticks) McSherry, Drums, Jingle bells, Lead talker
Jason (Jason) Bonthron, Ukulele
Bill (Captain Shack) Kershaw, Bass
John Sonntag, Guitar
Jane Abitanta
Jen Chase, Vocals
Cooper, Beagle
John (Keys) Flynn, Lead Vocal, Trombone

Producer: John Sonntage

Recorded at HopeTown Sound
Pier Giacalone, Chief Sound Engineer
John Sonntag, Assistant Sound Engineer


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John P. Flynn New Jersey

John Flynn is a seasoned, trombone slinging, keyboardist and native New Jerseyan, who rocks the northeast in a slew of bands. John’s hooky licks, punchy horn blasts and soulful piano bites, complementing his expressive, honest, gritty and sometimes edgy Lou Reed-esque vocal delivery.
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