Monday, December 11, 2017

Christmas Countdown: k.d. lang Sings 'Jingle Bell Rock'

This Christmas clip is from Pee Wee's Playhouse Christmas Special from 1988 and features the amazingly spirited k.d. lang singing "Jingle Bell Rock."

Kathryn Dawn Lang, OC, known by her stage name k.d. lang, is a Canadian pop and country singer-songwriter and occasional actress.

Lang has won both Juno Awards and Grammy Awards for her musical performances; hits include "Constant Craving" and "Miss Chatelaine." She has contributed songs to movie soundtracks and has collaborated with musicians such as Roy Orbison, Tony Bennett, Elton John, Anne Murray, Ann Wilson, and Jane Siberry. Lang is also known for being an animal rights, gay rights, and Tibetan human rights activist.

She is a tantric practitioner of the old school of Tibetan Buddhism. She performed Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" live at the opening ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia. Previously, she had performed at the closing ceremony of the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta. Lang possesses the vocal range of a mezzo-soprano.

For more information, visit lang's Web site at

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1 comment:

Raybeard said...

Well, I'll be blowed! (And sensible shoes too!)