I’ve lived in enough areas of the country where I did use coal for heat, and woulda been thrilled to get coal for Christmas!
May she Rest In Peace. I have enjoyed her career for many a year. Santa Baby one of my all time favorites.
Early version - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOMmSbxB_Sg&feature=related
2006 version - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzd6oCP3FKk&feature=related