Paperback $11.99 $ 11. Astonishingly, as late as last year, “Fairytale of New York” still received uncensored airplay despite an incendiary couplet spat out by Kristy MacColl as the female half of the booze-broken reprobates: “You scumbag! 8 Classic Christmas Songs Soon To Be Banned By Today’s P.C. 5.0 out of 5 stars 5. 5 out of 5 stars (1) 1 reviews. Aside from inevitable cries against the song’s narrator honoring, capitalism-brainwashed acquisitiveness, most recent repudiations of “Santa Baby” center on these lines: “Think of all the fun I’ve missed/Think of all the fellas that I haven’t kissed/Next year I could be just as good/If you’ll check off my Christmas list.”. 99. In 2013, the website Mommyish wrote: “In addition to hating the song’s narrator, I truly hate the song, too. Or $0.99 to buy MP3. What… blarney! Dominick The Donkey Chingedy Ching The Italia Black T Shirt. In Italy now there are few who condemn racism as it should be condemned. Print and download Dominick the Donkey sheet music by Lou Monte. by Lou Monte. Dominick The Christmas Donkey Italian Christmas Donkey Raglan Baseball Tee. He was a wonky donkey." But there’s a deeper meaning that becomes apparent the more you know about Lou Monte. ... Now they are calling this really amazing person a racist… When Santa visits his ‘paisans’, With Dominick he'll be, Because the reindeer cannot climb The hills of Italy. While his noble efforts didn’t yield a coveted Christmas #1, “Dominick” peaked at a very respectable #3. Dominick the Donkey Lyrics: Ay, Jing-a-di-jing hee haw hee haw / It's Dominick the Donkey / Jing-a-di-jing hee haw hee haw / The Italian Christmas Donkey / Lalalalalalalalala. Photograph: Simona Filippini. “Dominick the Donkey, the Italian Christmas Donkey was always played :)..” Many years ago I saw Lou Monte in person, he was a hoot. Nobody’s going to crotchety bat on behalf of this one. Little Jimmy himself met with church officials (some of whom, ironically, dress a bit like Santa Claus all year) and explained that the Santa Claus in the song is actually the kid’s dad—which, had they actually made it to the last verse, is plainly apparent. Mike McPadden is the author of the book "HEAVY METAL MOVIES: Guitar Barbarians, Mutant Bimbos, and Cult Zombies Amok in the 666 Most Ear- and Eye-Ripping Big Scream Films Ever!" by Emil Milone | Dec 3, 2018. Dominick the Donkey (The Italian Christmas Donkey) by Lou Monte. The singer’s unfortunate naiveté is evidenced in the song itself when Santa assures the children of the world that he’ll be shaking the disease off soon and the North Pole will be back to normal business next year. It's OFFICIALLY Christmas on The Chris Moyles Show! Dominick, the donkey, inspired a 2-part children's book series, Based on actual characters and events, his story will have you cheering. My family was from Abruzzi, different slant on the language. This was important at a time when Italians were still considered outsiders. Or $1.98 to buy MP3. 4.8 out of 5 stars 645. By RVRHorseRescue , Neighbor Sep 28, 2016 2:08 p m ET Or $0.99 to buy MP3. Dominic the donkey Lyrics: Ay, Jing-a-di-jing hee haw hee haw / It's Dominick the Donkey / Jing-a-di-jing hee haw hee haw / De Italian Christmas Donkey / Lalalalalalalalala. It's Dominick the donkey. That quote is real. Eeyyoor eeyoor! He’s got the whole underdog thing going for him, and when the fog is thick on Christmas Eve, he’s definitely the creature you want guiding Santa’s sleigh. pollution of tinsel time now perennially raises H.L. Ho-Ho-Horrific Case History: “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” took Self-Anointed Societal Savior heat on arrival back in 1952. Lyrics:Hey! The church relented and lifted the ban by Christmas ’53. Favorite Add to C-0110 Dominick The Donkey Card TroyClothandPaper. Save. A pair of shoes for Louie, And a dress for Josephine. “Dominick the Donkey” made international headlines in 2011, when popular BBC DJ Chris Moyles launched a campaign to push the song onto the UK singles chart. WTF?”. Ho-Ho-Horrific Case History: Twelve-year-old Augie Rios scored a hit back in the mid-’50s with this charmer about waiting for (patriarchal, Christocentric) Father Christmas to arrive, sung in what today would be deemed an “exaggerated” accent meant to convey a home where both English and Spanish is spoken. Have you heard the song “Dominick The Donkey” also known as “Dominick The Christmas Donkey” or “Dominick The Italian Donkey”? That’s when Santa apparently calls upon Dominick the Donkey, the holiday hero immortalized in the 1960 song of the same name. Eartha Kitt performs the most popular version of the song, weaving a slow-burn coquettish spell that has left generations of listeners glowing in various hues akin to Rudolph’s nose. Recorded by Lou Monte, “Dominick The Donkey” is a novelty song even by Christmas music standards. Look at the mayor's derby, On top of Dominick's head. downside, Monte sings in an Italian patois that would make both Chico Marx and Luigi Risotto (“da Spagetti Guy”) from The Simpsons blush. The narrative includes the mom kissing Santa, the mom tickling Santa, but makes no mention of Santa sitting here with a giant boner in his Santa suit. $24.89 $ 24. Nestor’s and Spieldtoe’s true positions within Christmas literature and their “relationship” to Dominic give him the right to be called a “Christmas Donkey… CA$ 20.28. Born Luigi Scaglione in New York City, Monte began his career as a singer and comedian shortly before he served in World War II. 2. Monte lives on thanks to Dominick—a character too iconic to die. Funny Christmas Gift Dominick The Italian Christmas Donkey T-Shirt. Chingedy ching, (hee-haw, hee-haw) The Italian Christmas donkey. “Dominick The Donkey” would drown out the music in my headphones when I walked around on campus. okay, on to the next (entirely unnecessary) mess. MP3 Music $0.99 $ 0. Finally, Monte paints one NYC borough as European-dominated—and it’s the very one where nonsense like this is most likely to cause a kerfuffle. $23.99 $ 23. My family was from Abruzzi, different slant on the language. In 2018, Jersey native Joe Baccan dropped “Dominooch,” a sequel to “Dominick.” The song tells the tale of how Dominick’s son takes over for his aging padre. With his mix of English and Italian dialect, Monte made inside jokes for Italian Americans while sharing their culture with the rest of the country. 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The New Orleans massacre of 1866 was put to the tune of the song “Dominick the Donkey,” the student said. Other on-campus organizations and groups have attempted to keep the tradition alive by playing “Dominick the Donkey” during this holiday season. Dominick the Donkey. Hoo-person. Thought Police, 18 Of The Most Killer (And/Or Kooky) TV Appearances By Kiss, Get to Know the Mothers and Children That Make Up O'S**t's Blended Family, A Glossary of Reality TV Stars Who Went on to Do Porn, Hallmark Changes Christmas Carol’s Lyrics to Remove the Word “Gay”, “These Christmas Songs Are Really, Really Bad”, “Ol’ Fatso (I Don’t Care Who You Are Old Fatso, Get Those Reindeer Off My Roof).”, “In Defense of the Mom From I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus”, “The 10 Worst Ambassadors of Italian Culture via Song”, Uproar Over Claims That ‘White Christmas’ Is Racist, Santa, Jesus, and the Symbolism of White Supremacy.”. And he only had three legs! If you’re Italian (or have heard the English version of the song), you’re probably well aware of “Dominick the Donkey.” The song is quirky and fun for kids. But it’s become a cult classic in the nearly 70 years since, especially in Italian American households. When Santa visits his ‘paisans’, With Dominick he'll be, Because the reindeer cannot climb The hills of Italy. BEYOND UN-PC BONUS The people in this atrocious artifact casually ingest tobacco. He was 72. In 2014, the song reached #69 on Billboard’s Holiday 100 and #23 on the Holiday Digital Song Sales chart. To wit: “A pair of shoes for Louie/and a dress for Josephine/The labels on the inside says/they’re made in Brook-a-leen!”, The Charges: [First Word of the Title] Supremacy; PC Police Case File: Uproar Over Claims That ‘White Christmas’ Is Racist. 7. And I’m not talking “Dominick the Donkey” or “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas” — everyone knows those songs are bad. On top of that, there’s the wicked suggestion that individuals of Irish extraction in New York City may indulge in alcohol. Look at the mayor's derby, On top of Dominick's head. Fittingly, “Dominooch” was written by composer Nancy Triggiani, who worked with Monte’s son, Ray, at her recording studio. Rumored to have been financed by the Gambino crime family, “Dominick the Donkey” somehow failed to make the Billboard Hot 100 in 1960. 89. Based in New Jersey, Monte subsequently became known as “The Godfather of Italian Humor” and “The King of Italian-American Music.” His specialty was Italian-themed novelty songs like “Pepino the Italian Mouse,” his first and only Top 10 hit. Get it as soon as Mon, Jan 11. Is “Baby It’s Cold Outside” a Rape Anthem? Dominick the Donkey. Even our mammoth love for Tiny Tim does prove to have its limits—and this “Santa Claus Has Got the AIDS This Year” sets a solid boundary. (La la la-la la-la la la la la) (La la la-la la-la la-ee-oh-da) Jingle bells around his feet, And presents on the sled. It’s almost enough to make it understandable how, in 2013, Hallmark attempted to duck the “g-word” by swapping it out on a Christmas ornament for “fun.” But then who are they—or anyone—to dictate that “gay” should be equated with “fun,” huh? Anti-Italian-American racism is not the only reason Anthony Scaramucci no longer has a job, but it’s safe to say it’s the main reason. On the P.C. Given today’s joy-thwarting tenor, here’s a playlist of Christmas ditties doomed to be vamoosed in the rapidly expanding interest of creating a Universal Safe Space. VH1 and all related titles and logos are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. Carol along with these merry musical micro-aggressions while you still can! The New Orleans massacre of 1866 was put to the tune of the song “Dominick the Donkey,” the student said. Santa's got a little friend His name is Dominick; The cutest little donkey - You never see him kick. But some school officials have stopped some organizations from playing it. Dominic the Italian Donkey. This is Lou Monte's song about me, Dominick The Donkey!I'm helping my friend, Santa, deliver presents this Christmas. Ho-ho… hoo-boy—uh, ah, hoo-person! Nestor was the donkey that Mary rides into Bethlehem. $15.25 $ 15. I’m talking the holiday standards that everyone listens to even though it makes them want to take a ride in a one-horse open sleigh right off a cliff. Plus, since it is so upbeat, it is a great song for kids to sing along to. Like much ‘60s comedy, “Dominick the Donkey” teeters along the line between humor and mildly offensive ethnic stereotype. Ho-Ho-Horrific Case History: “Santa Baby” sends up the notion of a “gold digger” working her chimney-smoking charms on St. Nick himself. A mere 12 seconds into the tune, it’s clear you’re in for a wild ride. Chingedy ching, (hee-haw, hee-haw) The Italian Christmas donkey. Apparently—and hardly surprisingly—we are being dictated to that it does. Or $0.99 to buy MP3. “‘Dominick the Donkey’ is one of the few songs that has been there every single year, and probably always will be, because it’s just so ridiculous. Save. Historically Racist Country Finally Elevates Non-English Language Music. That’s when Santa apparently calls upon Dominick the Donkey, the holiday hero immortalized in the 1960 song of the same name. So there’s not a ton to elaborate on there that Googling the first two words of the title won’t immediately inundate you with. Chingedy ching, (Hee-haw, hee-haw) The Italian Christmas donkey. You can listen to the song here.. Yes. Best Christmas Gift T-shirt , Men T-Shirt, unisex t-shirt, gift for him BlueOceanLove. From shop JennsArtistBoutique. It’s exceptionally gendered to an insane degree. I swear to the One Lawn Ornament You Don’t Put in the Manger Until Christmas Morning. 4.8 out of 5 stars 16. Aurora - Miyoni - 11" Donkey Foal. (Bazillion Points, 2014). Look at the mayor's derby, On top of Dominick's head. The Charge: Homophobia; Promoting the Gay Agenda; PC Police File: Hallmark Changes Christmas Carol’s Lyrics to Remove the Word “Gay”, Ho-Ho-Horrific History: Perhaps no embattled carol more perfectly bears the burden of the P.C. Dominick the Donkey (The Italian Christmas Donkey) by Lou Monte & Joe Reisman's Orchestra & Chorus. $15.98 $ 15. 99 $12.95 $12.95. It's my favorite christmas song ever! By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot. A donkey, Hee Haw! The Charges: General Ease With Which It Encourages the Cloying and Annoying (and Actual Sex Crime Diminishing) Internet Term “Rapey”; Promotes (Non-Marijuana) Smoking; PC Police Case File: Is “Baby It’s Cold Outside” a Rape Anthem? “Dominick the Donkey, the Italian Christmas Donkey was always played :)..” Many years ago I saw Lou Monte in person, he was a hoot. I couldn’t understand many of his routines because I believe he had a Neapolitan accent. 4.7 out of 5 stars 18. SKU: MN0086220 Hey! ... Now they are calling this really amazing person a racist,” she said. “Santa Claus Has Got the AIDS This Year? I Am Dominick The Donkey. Shop for the perfect dominick the donkey gift from our wide selection of designs, or create your own personalized gifts. Dominick the Donkey puts a fun twist on the more well known Christmas songs. Igiaba Scego says racism is not a novel feature in Italy. In 2018, “Dominick” hit #1 on the Comedy Digital Track Sales tally. © 2021 Viacom International Inc. All Rights Reserved. Ho-Ho-Horrific Case History: Does this even need a whitewash-washing? Dominick the Donkey gone animated. Historically Racist Country Finally Elevates Non-English Language Music. CHORUS. 3. Ho-Ho-Horrific Case History: The melodic gorgeousness and lush orchestration of The Pogues’ holiday classic ironically details a downward spiral of two off-the-boat Irish immigrants who, over a succession of Christmases, go from a wide-eyed romantic couple of Gotham transplants full of hope to drunken, downtrodden Manhattan sidewalk vagrants consumed by hatred—mostly for one another. It’s not religious or about finding true love on Christmas, it’s just a song about a donkey that helps deliver presents in Italy. tug-of-war (on Christmas) than the poor, hundreds-of-years-old “Deck the Halls.”, At issue is the lyric: “Don we now our gay apparel.”. He hit big with the cosmically beguiling “Tip Toe Through the Tulips,” set a ratings record by getting married on The Tonight Show, and hung around for several decades hence as an endearing cult figure and uproariously out-of-his-gourd Howard Stern guest. Sheet music arranged for Piano/Vocal/Chords, and Singer Pro in G Major (transposable). Imagine. The Charges: Racist “Spanglish”; ... Monte landed a perennial Yuletide heavy-rotator (particularly around New York City) with his irresistible sing-along, “Dominick the Donkey. Monte was an Italian-American singer best know for singing Italian novelty records in the late 50's and early 60's. 4.5 out of 5 stars (22) 22 reviews $ 14.70. A pair of shoes for Louie, And a … But what happens when Saint Nick reaches Italy, and he’s faced with steep hills that no reindeer—magical or otherwise—can climb? 5.0 out of 5 stars 2. Dominick the Donkey is a Christmas song written by Richard Allen, Sam Saltzberg and Lou Monte, first sung by Monte in 1960. Chingedy ching, (hee-haw, hee-haw) The Italian Christmas donkey. Thank you! The Charge: Drops F-Bomb (the gay one; and it’s NOT “fairy”); Promotes Ethnic Stereotypes; PC Police Case File: Is “Fairy Tale of New York” Homophobic? By RVRHorseRescue , Neighbor Sep 28, 2016 2:08 p m ET Dominick, the donkey, inspired a 2-part children's book series, Based on actual characters and events, his story will have you cheering. That’s when the Archdiocese of the Boston Roman Catholic Church banned 13-year-old Jimmy Boyd’s hit, claiming it’s “sexual” nature soured the season. The mind reels to wonder how humanity even survived before Twitter was here to save us 140 crusading characters at a time—all the [censored] time. Tiny’s most monumental musical miscalculation, however, occurred in 1985 when he issued “Santa Claus Has Got the AIDS This Year.” Mr. Tim who, truly, was prone to perhaps not grasp reality on any level even approaching “average” did later say he didn’t understand how tragic the AIDS pandemic was. The Charge: Slut Shaming; Pro-Sex Trafficking; Free Market Propagating; Genderismist Traditionalizing; PC Police Case File: “Happy Holidays and Sexist Songs”. It's Dominick the donkey. The only new wrinkle worth noting is that when “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” does manage to violate the airwaves, it’s now almost always shorn of the male singing, “Never such a blizzard before” to which the female counters, “Maybe just a cigarette more.”. The wrestler's racist scandal winds down in the weirdest way possible. "Dominick the Donkey" is a Christmas song written by Ray Allen, Sam Saltzberg and Wandra Merrell, and was recorded by Lou Monte in 1960, on Roulette Records. Done for an art class at school. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. It’s a silly story made even sillier by that incessant “hee-haw, hee-haw,” which cuts in every 30 seconds like a squeaky door hinge. Dominick the Donkey (The Italian Christmas Donkey) by Super Deluxe. 4.4 out of 5 stars 10. As of December 2019, the Christmas curio had surpassed 21 million Spotify streams. The Charges: Ethnic Stereotypes; Reinforcing Gender Binaries; Italian-Washing Brooklyn; PC Police File: “The 10 Worst Ambassadors of Italian Culture via Song”, Ho-Ho-Horrific Case History: Italian-American novelty record sensation Lou Monte landed a perennial Yuletide heavy-rotator (particularly around New York City) with his irresistible sing-along, “Dominick the Donkey.”. Hey! The Charges: Racist “Spanglish”; PC Police File: “These Christmas Songs Are Really, Really Bad”. Alas, along with all the other burgeoning wonders of our modern era, contemporary Decembers now deliver a fresh bounty of jingle hells, ranging from sudden technological obsolescence just in time for end-of-the-year shopping and, of course, the perpetually cheer-smearing vengeance of Political Correctness. Chingedy ching, (hee-haw, hee-haw) The Italian Christmas donkey. Santa's got a little friend His name is Dominick; The cutest little donkey - You never see him kick. Is the mom raping Santa in this situation? “Pepino” reached #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1963, the year before The Beatles broke America. The song describes a donkey … On the Eternally Frowning P.C. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/1FCGj9g Get involved with Radio X! As with a lot of Christmas songs, there’s a certain kitschy, ironic appeal to “Dominick the Donkey.” Many listeners enjoy the song because, on some level, they’re amazed it exists. 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