Christmas All Over Again
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"Christmas All Over Again" is a Christmas song by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. It was written by Tom Petty and was featured on the Playback box set. At the end of the song Petty says that, for Christmas, he wants "a new Rickenbacker guitar, two Fender Bassmans, Chuck Berry songbooks, and a xylophone."
Featured on the second Very Special Christmas CD to benefit Special Olympics, Petty donated the royalties to the song to the organization. Since its release in 1992, the song has raised more than $200,000 to benefit athletes with intellectual disabilities.
The song was featured in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York while Kevin was listening to his Walkman on the airplane flight to New York City. Therefore, he did not realize he was on the wrong flight. It is also used in the movie Jingle All the Way where Arnold Schwarzenegger's character arrives at the mall, and as the closing theme from Four Christmases starring Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon.
"Christmas All Over Again" was rated #46 in the nationally syndicated Dusty Rhodes Christmas Top 60 Countdown. The updated version first aired December 24, 2010.
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