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GRANDMA GOT RUN OVER BY A REINDEER

Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer

by Elmo

For Elmo & Patsy fans -- or any admirer of tongue-in-cheek tunes with country flair -- the title track on this album alone is a good enough reason to purchase it for your Christmas collection. Elmo & Patsy are really characters portrayed by a man named Elmo Shropshire, a man who has lead a varied enough life to create many more characters, if he ever so chooses. He has spent stretches as a horse trainer, jockey, veterinarian, and even as a competitive runner. Somehow he found time to perform with a bluegrass band and work on some solo offerings. "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" was written and first performed in 1979. The video for the single debuted on MTV in 1983, and the full-length album that carries the same name was released a year later. The title track became an instant hit, moving above longtime favorites like "White Christmas" on the music charts. The album has sold more than seven million copies since it hit the store shelves. Other tracks on the recording include some fun Christmas classics like "Jingle Bells," "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer," and "Jingle Bell Rock." Mixed in are a few humorous songs like "Percy, the Puny Poinsettia" and "Se?or Santa Claus." Though not all tunes are done in what one would call perfect harmony -- like the clinkers listeners will hear in the rendition of "Silent Night" -- Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer is a merry offering to set to playing in the background of any Christmas get together that doesn't require evening wear. Some other albums Elmo & Patsy fans might want to check out are Dr. Elmo's Twisted Christmas, Up Your Chimney, Dr. Elmo's Twisted Tunes, and Love, Death and Taxes. ~ Charlotte Dillon, Rovi

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    HPB condition ratings
    • New: Mint condition or still sealed (SS). Absolutely perfect in every way. New.
    • Fine/Like New (EX): No defects, little sign of use, well cared for. Plays perfectly. Close to new. Not necessarily sealed or unused, but close. Could be an unopened promotional or cut item. Sometimes called: mint-minus.
    • Very Good (VG): Will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it.
    • Good (G): Attractive and well cared for, but no longer fresh. Minor signs of wear, scuffing or scratching, but will play almost perfectly. For vinyl: barely detectable crackles or pops.
    • Fair (FR): This item is in okay condition. For vinyl: good is not so good and the record may have low level crackles or pops when playing. CD: one or more tracks may skip.
    • Poor (P): Obviously well-worn and handled. Most vinyl collectors will not buy good or below, but some tracks on CD or vinyl will play.
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  • Format: Compact Disc
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  • Label: SONY BMG MUSIC
  • UPC: 827969271520
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Track listings

  • 1. Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer
  • 2. Rudolph, The Red Nosed Reindeer
  • 3. Percy, The Puny Poinsettia
  • 4. Jingle Bell Rock
  • 5. Here's To The Lonely
  • 6. Senor Santa Claus
  • 7. Joy To The World
  • 8. Jingle Bells
  • 9. Christmas
  • 10. Silent Night
 
HPB condition ratings
  • New: Item is brand new, unused and unmarked, in flawless condition.
  • Fine/Like New (F): No defects, little usage. May show remainder marks. Older books may show minor flaws.
  • Very Good (VG): Shows some signs of wear and is no longer fresh. Attractive. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Good (G): Average used book with all pages present. Possible loose bindings, highlighting, cocked spine or torn dust jackets. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Fair (FR): Obviously well-worn, but no text pages missing. May be without endpapers or title page. Markings do not interfere with readability. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Poor (P): All text is legible but may be soiled and have binding defects. Reading copies and binding copies fall into this category. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
Conditions Guide
HPB condition ratings
  • New: Mint condition or still sealed (SS). Absolutely perfect in every way. New.
  • Fine/Like New (EX): No defects, little sign of use, well cared for. Plays perfectly. Close to new. Not necessarily sealed or unused, but close. Could be an unopened promotional or cut item. Sometimes called: mint-minus.
  • Very Good (VG): Will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it.
  • Good (G): Attractive and well cared for, but no longer fresh. Minor signs of wear, scuffing or scratching, but will play almost perfectly. For vinyl: barely detectable crackles or pops.
  • Fair (FR): This item is in okay condition. For vinyl: good is not so good and the record may have low level crackles or pops when playing. CD: one or more tracks may skip.
  • Poor (P): Obviously well-worn and handled. Most vinyl collectors will not buy good or below, but some tracks on CD or vinyl will play.
Conditions Guide
HPB condition ratings
  • New: This movie is unopened and brand new.
  • Fine/Like New (EX): Near new. No defects, little sign of use. Plays perfectly. Not necessarily sealed or unused, but close. No skipping; no fuzzy or snowy frames in VHS.
  • Very Good (VG): Attractive and well cared for but no longer fresh. Minor signs of wear, but will play almost perfectly. For VHS: barely detectable distortion or very few fuzzy or snowy frames.
  • Good (G): This item is in okay condition and basically works well. There may be some minor distortion on VHS tape; slight scratching or wear on DVD.
  • Fair (FR): Basically plays, but may be obviously well-worn with some scratching or tape distortion.
  • Poor (P): Disc or tape is intact, but may be scratched or stretched. There may be skips or distortion or product defects.
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