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Call this number 24/7 and a real person will sing you a holiday song — live!

If you ever feel your Christmas spirit is lagging and could use a holiday song to brighten things up, a group of college students has you covered, no matter what time of day or night it is.

Students in the Snyder Hall dorm at the University of Illinois are standing by to give you your holiday song fix with just a phone call.

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If you call 217-332-1882 any time day or night before 11:59 p.m. Wednesday and request a Christmas song, a student will sing it live to you over the phone.

The "Dial-a-Carol" program has been going on for 55 years at the University of Illinois, according to The Washington Post.

It's a way for students to blow off steam between finals and Christmas break, and they fulfill all requests.

The most popular one by far last year was Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You."

The group started this year's Dial-a-Carol on Dec. 10 and had calls from all 50 states in less than 24 hours.

By Sunday, they had already broken last year's record for the most phone calls.

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