Between the Mariah Carey Christmas special tonight, Backstage Pass pal Steve Knoppertaking a listen to this year's holiday music haul, and the first of the 12 days of Christmas, the timing seemed right to roll out some carols with a Long Island flavor. We'll do one a day.
And we start with Greenlawn native Mariah Carey's “All I Want For Christmas Is You.” Look, Mariah haters, you know you sing along with this song whenever it comes on. Just bow to the sweetness and the power already. There's a reason it's the most-played holiday song of the year.
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