Alllllllviiiiin! Alvin is Back For Christmas with Chipmunks Album (Giveaway)

by Michelle M

Way back in the day when I had my Fisher Price record player that played actual records, I used to hang out in the basement playing my favorites with my friends, over and over again.  As I grew older, I graduated from my read aloud storybooks but my Alvin and the Chipmunks Christmas album remained a mainstay.  In fact, I had to buy a second Chipmunks Christmas album because I listened to the first one so much that I eventually scratched it beyond repair pulling the needle back to replay my favorite songs.

Fortunately,  the Chipmunks Christmas is once again available, this time on CD ($9.19).  The CD includes all the favorites that were on my record, including “All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth!” where Alvin wishes he could sing about “thithter Thuthy thitting on a thithle” that never failed to make me giggle.

Of course my favorite remains a mainstay on the CD with “The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late)” where Dave gets frustrated at their ad libbing and yells at them mid-song.  The by-play between Dave and the Chipmunks makes it just that much more fun.  There are even two new songs on this 18 song CD, “Here Comes Christmas” and “Ho Ho Ho.”

As with most music these days, the album is available via MP3 files, as well.  You can purchase those individually for $0.99 per track $5.99 for the entire MP3 album.  The files are compatible with MP3 players, including iPods, iTunes, Android devices, and Windows Media Player, so you can play them on the go.  At least this way, I know the wee ones will never scratch the record.

The album contains the same songs that I grew up listening to, and I’m thrilled that it’s once again available so that my own children can create memories singing along to the goofy merriment that is the Chipmunks Christmas album.  I can’t wait to introduce them to some nostalgia from my childhood that I think they’ll truly enjoy.  It’s “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” “Deck the Halls,” and more in a way they’ve never heard them and one in which I’ll bet they giggle just as much as I did at their age.

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In the interest of full disclosure, I was compensated for writing this promotional post.  All opinions remain my own.

Written by 5 Minutes for Mom contributor Michelle who is thrilled that she can finally start singing all her favorite Christmas songs now that her birthday has passed and the Christmas season has officially begun.  Share this and her other idiosyncracies on her blog Honest & Truly! and follow along with her on Twitter where she is also @HonestAndTruly.

Michelle may never stop running around Chicagoland, but she always makes time for the important things in her life – her wee ones, cooking, reading, and spending time with friends – and of course, writing. You can see what she’s up to on her blog Honest & Truly! or on Twitter where she tweets as @HonestAndTruly.



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Michelle is a stay at home mom of Mister Man (8) and Little Miss (6). When she's not out volunteering or running children to therapy or practices, you can find her in the kitchen or on her personal blog Honest & Truly where there's always a good story or new recipe or at her review blog Honest And Truly Reviews. You can also connect with her on Twitter.

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1 Kerrie Mayans December 3, 2012 at 1:39 pm

Not sure what the water bottle question has to do with Alvin but my girls like pink and purple. :)

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2 Rebecca December 3, 2012 at 1:41 pm

my youngest daughter is all about girly so her favorite color water botlewould have to be pink or purple

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3 Anne December 3, 2012 at 2:02 pm

A blue water bottle is lovely.

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4 Eleanor December 3, 2012 at 2:31 pm

My nephew would love a blue one.

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5 Michelle December 3, 2012 at 2:35 pm

a blue water bottle please :)

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6 samantha w December 3, 2012 at 3:20 pm

my daughter likes pink and my son likes blue

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7 Shantel Schrag December 3, 2012 at 5:48 pm

My daughter would love either a purple or pink water bottle!

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8 Anne N. December 3, 2012 at 6:17 pm

My daughter would love pink. Is this the right question?

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9 Jessica December 3, 2012 at 7:49 pm

my son would like blue

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10 Narathip Wall. December 3, 2012 at 8:11 pm

My girl likes pink.

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11 LaVonne December 3, 2012 at 9:50 pm

Water bottle color? Purple. But if you want to know which album was my favorite, it was this one! I loved it as a child.

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12 5M4M December 3, 2012 at 9:57 pm

Sorry all, Rafflecopter was a bit wonky! Question is what holiday music did you enjoy as a child?

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13 Patricia Wojnar Crowley December 3, 2012 at 10:37 pm

I loved one of my Dad’s holiday records…I don’t recall the name of the song, but it started with the line “Children Go Where I send thee”

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14 Tami Vollenweider December 3, 2012 at 10:43 pm

I use to like Frosty The Snowman

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15 Chip December 4, 2012 at 7:15 am

Little Drummer Boy

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16 Stephanie Baker December 4, 2012 at 8:00 am

Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph, the same songs I still enjoy!

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17 Chuck December 4, 2012 at 10:39 am

Always liked Rudolph the red nosed reindeer song.

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18 sindy murray December 4, 2012 at 11:30 am

It was and still is Little Drummer Boy!!

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19 Missy December 4, 2012 at 12:07 pm

I liked Bing Crosby

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20 Jennifer Rote December 4, 2012 at 12:29 pm

I loved Bing Crosby.

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21 Staci A December 4, 2012 at 12:51 pm

We grew up with the Chipmunks and loved them. We also listened to a lot of country Christmas music.

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22 Kristie December 4, 2012 at 1:07 pm

I remember singing Jingle Bells A LOT! :-)

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23 Cindy B December 4, 2012 at 2:15 pm

I remember getting this album as a gift when I was a kid (on vinyl!). My favorite Christmas music has always been the traditional Silent Night.

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24 Daniel M December 4, 2012 at 7:29 pm

frosty, rudolph, jingle bells

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25 nikki December 4, 2012 at 10:57 pm

I loved Jingle Bells

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26 gaitha December 5, 2012 at 11:12 am

I loved jingle bell rock

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27 Don December 5, 2012 at 12:13 pm

The Little drummer boy, still my favorite.

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28 Dominic December 5, 2012 at 12:50 pm

The Chipmunk Song! What else!

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29 wendy rozema December 6, 2012 at 9:50 am

frosty the snowman!

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30 Jessica T December 7, 2012 at 12:45 am

Oakridge Boys Christmas album

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31 Lori D. December 7, 2012 at 11:02 am

I like Silent Night, beautiful song for Christmas time.

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32 Audrey griffis December 7, 2012 at 5:48 pm

definatly teh chipmunks

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33 Brittany December 7, 2012 at 10:16 pm

I love Alvin holiday record I had.

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34 Melanie December 8, 2012 at 12:37 pm

I loved all the holiday music!

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35 Zach December 8, 2012 at 2:13 pm

My favorite christmas music has ALWAYS been Alvin and the Chipmunks

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36 nannypanpan December 8, 2012 at 10:24 pm

frosty the snowman
nannypanpan@gmail.com

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37 Amber B December 9, 2012 at 10:38 am

My mom would play Chipmunks Xmas music every Xmas morning. So believe it or not, The Chipmunks holiday music was my favorite.

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38 June December 9, 2012 at 12:34 pm

My favorite Christmas song is Ave Maria.

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39 Jen F December 9, 2012 at 11:25 pm

I also loved the chipmunk song…still can’t get it out of my head when I hear it!

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40 Acmommy3 December 11, 2012 at 12:19 am

Ooo! Alvin and the Chipmunks Christmas was my FAV growing up!! :) Another favorite is a Charlie Brown Christmas instrumental CD we bought from Starbucks a couple of years ago.

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41 debbie December 11, 2012 at 10:11 am

I liked the chipmonks holiday, and I liked music from the christmas specials.

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42 Angela E. December 11, 2012 at 10:55 am

Away in a manger, such a pretty song.

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43 Michelle B December 13, 2012 at 8:34 am

Rudolph the Red nosed reindeer

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44 Monica Nuss December 13, 2012 at 2:37 pm

kids christmas songs

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45 Elizabeth December 13, 2012 at 9:14 pm

When I was a kid, my absolute favorite Christmas album was Elvis’. I still love to hear Elvis sing Christmas music, although he is no longer my favorite. But, can anyone do Blue Christmas like Elvis? I think not. Ha!

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46 lauren knott December 14, 2012 at 3:09 pm

Jingle Bells and Frosty!

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47 Van December 14, 2012 at 8:51 pm

Silver Bells was always one of my favorite x-mas songs.

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