Much seasonal happiness to you! I remember seeing the Crosby/Bowie duet in its original broadcast years ago, and it really moved me, too. Part of that feeling came from the obvious respect that these two, nearly diametrically opposite, figures had for each other...much like a clear passing of a torch. Moreover, though, it was the sincerity and, well...beauty of the song that struck me (of course, I was about twelve at the time, so what did I know from beauty?). Oh, and thank you for your early Christmas gift of a courtesy mention in your blog a few posts ago.