Time for a bit of unwinding for the Christmas season with a classic or two. Here’s one from Bing Crosby, doing his rendition of an English folk tune from the 16th century.
We finally end the Christmas season with the Feast of the Nativity using the Julian Calendar. We wish you who celebrate today a wonderful Christmas and a very prosperous 2017!
As Advent draws to a close, we prepare the house for Christmas celebrations with Perry Como booming in the background. May you and yours who celebrate on the Gregorian Calendar Sunday have a quiet peaceful one.
An early Christmas present for my friends on the Gregorian calendar, courtesy of Fairuz.
Big Star’s near perfect album, Third/Sister Lovers, is full of treasures, but this one is sublime, respectful of Christ, and perfect for the season.
Before Phil Spector lost his mind and murdered Lana Clarkson, he was terrorizing his stable of artists, include that of the group of his former wife, Ronnie, The Ronettes. Still, this is a happy Christmas ditty.
We’re getting into the Christmas spirit with the Robert Shaw Chorale and this excellent rendition of the Episcopalian classic.
As do I. May you rest in peace, Greg Lake.
Let yourself have a funky ass Christmas with James Brown.
Not quite “Jingle Bells,” but it’s still some lovely post-punk/new wave music which fits the season nicely, courtesy of Vini Reilly and the Durutti Column.