No fireworks--this is a pretty low-budget blog--but we can still ring in the New Year at World of Poe. I present Sergei Rachmaninov's choral symphony "The Bells":
A brief, but quite festive choral version:
And just for something completely different: The same poem as interpreted by...Phil Ochs. It works pretty darn well:
See you all in 2013. Unless, of course, the Mayans finally decide to kick it up a notch.