Seething with energy and sass, the JAC Christmas Crew not only know how to write a good and witty song, but they also know how to arrange and deliver such wares in a cool and courageous manner.
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Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, you’re still sure to appreciate both the message and melody of Bradford’s song that illuminates with classic purity.
Steely Dan’s “Black Friday” might feel a bit on the nose this morning, but what else comes to mind on the first day of the Christmas shopping season?
The campy Halloween film ‘Trick or Treat’ doesn’t hold up so well anymore. But Fastway’s original soundtrack? That’s another matter entirely.
We often contemplate the spirit world in October. Songs by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, Alice Cooper, TV on the Radio and others provide the soundtrack.
Sometimes it’s best to give thanks. And sometimes it helps to have songs by the likes of Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and others to remind us.
Like some of the best political songs, U2’s “New Year’s Day” started out as a love song.
Here’s a stream of Matthew Yeakley’s polished funk-jazz number “Happy F*ckin’ New Year.”
Nancy Wilson nails the sense of hopeful anxiety that surrounds Dec. 31 every year, like a more contemplative Dinah Washington.
We all have our Christmas morning traditions. One of mine, at least since 2009, is repeatedly playing Bob Dylan’s ‘Christmas In The Heart.’