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Christmas WithThe Fab Four – 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Christmas Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Beatles – Christmas Message – 1967 – November 28, 1967 – The Beatles Fan Club Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Beatles – Christmas Time (Is Here Again) – complete song – November 28, 1967 It...

A Beatles Christmas – 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Holiday Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Beatles – Christmas 1967 As long as we’re in a celebratory mood, you can’t have Christmas without this one – Christmas Time Is Here Again, from the Beatles Fanclub release of 1967. A word from The Fab Four.  

Jimmy Smith – 1964 – Nights At The Roundtable: Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas Edition.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Jimmy Smith – baby, it’s cold outside Continuing our celebration of the season with a word from the immortal Jimmy Smith and a track from his 1964 album Christmas Cookin’. The venerable standard Baby, It’s Cold Outside. Cool Yule just keeps on...

Peggy Lee – 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable: Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas Edition.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: 15 Happy Holiday A word from Peggy Lee tonight. From her 1965 Happy Holiday album for Capitol Records, a track featuring the band of Sid Feller and a swinging rendition of, what else?  Happy Holiday. Couldn’t  have said it better myself. Jumping into...

Ramsey Lewis Trio – 1961 – Nights At The Roundtable: Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas Edition.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Ramsey Lewis Trio – Merry Christmas Baby Continuing in our “Cool Yule” vein tonight with a contribution from The Ramsey Lewis Trio and a track from their 1961 album The Sounds Of Christmas. The immortal Merry Christmas Baby, as done in inimitable...

The Balancing Act – 1987 – Nights At The Roundtable: Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas Edition.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Balancing Act – Green Pants and Finance – 1987 Roaring on with our non-Traditional week of Christmas Tunes. The Balancing Act were one of those under appreciated and under-noticed bands of the late 1980s that got slightly overlooked by their then-label. Happily...

Timbuk 3 – 1987 – Nights At The Roundtable: Getttin’ Merry Like Christmas Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Timbuk 3 – All I Want For Christmas – 1987   Continuing our romp through non-traditional Christmas tunes, here is Timbuk 3’s contribution; All I Want For Christmas. Less domestic mayhem-oriented than last nights entry, it still carries that message of anti-conspicuous consumerism,...

Wall Of Voodoo – 1987 – Nights At The Roundtable: Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Wall of Voodoo – Shouldn’t Have Given Him A Gun For Christmas – 1987 Continuing our Ode to Christmas (and the decided lack of Traditional Xmas tunes), here is the infamous Wall Of Voodoo and a track they recorded for a promo-only...

Rocket From The Crypt – 1996 – Nights At The Roundtable – Halloween Special

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Rocket from the Crypt – Reading Fest. 1996 Jumping into the spirit of Halloween with San Diego chaos merchants Rocket From The Crypt – live at the Reading Festival, 1996. Turn it up and kick a few crypts around. Related articles Halloween...