Post Tagged with: "Holiday Cheer"

Michael Lynch, “Mr. Monster / Going the Wrong Way” (2014): One Track Mind

Michael Lynch, “Mr. Monster / Going the Wrong Way” (2014): One Track Mind

Michael Lynch has given us a great little Halloween tune in “Mr. Monster,” with fierce hook lines and a jiggly, jagged bubblegum beat.

Irvin Mayfield, “O Tannenbaum / O Christmas Tree,” (2014): One Track Mind

Irvin Mayfield, “O Tannenbaum / O Christmas Tree,” (2014): One Track Mind

Irvin Mayfield’s effervescent Christmas redo will shake your stockings off the mantel.

One Track Mind: Shooter Jennings, “4th of July” from Put the O Back in Country (2005)

One Track Mind: Shooter Jennings, “4th of July” from Put the O Back in Country (2005)

I still can’t figure out why this wasn’t a huge summer hit.

One Track Mind: The Eddies, “Under The Mistletoe” (2013)

Christmas may have just passed, but the spirit and visuals linger on in stores as sales on seasonal items are hot and heavy.

WTF?! Wednesdays: Jandek, “Bring It In A Manger” (1990)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Jandek, “Bring It In A Manger” (1990)

It is Christmas day and what better way to celebrate than to give a listen to the only Christmas song ever recorded with the word “genitals” in it.

Sinatra, Martin and Davis – Christmas with the Rat Pack (2002)

Sinatra, Martin and Davis – Christmas with the Rat Pack (2002)

Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. seemed to always being playing on the house stereo when I was a kid.

One Track Mind: Richard X. Heyman “I Can’t Wait” (2013)

One Track Mind: Richard X. Heyman “I Can’t Wait” (2013)

How wonderful it would be if we celebrated the spirit of holiday season all year long: Good cheer abounds, delicious edibles are everywhere, and last but not least there’s never a shortage of superb music to listen to.

‘What Christmas really meant to me': Greg Lake on his often-misunderstood Yuletide classic

‘What Christmas really meant to me': Greg Lake on his often-misunderstood Yuletide classic

Greg Lake says “I Believe in Father Christmas” came to him almost by accident, when he started singing a familiar Yuletide standard over a newly written riff that stubbornly refused to go away.

‘This was not going to be a romp': The Eagles fashioned a Christmas classic out of tough times

‘This was not going to be a romp': The Eagles fashioned a Christmas classic out of tough times

Though it’s since become a treasured Yuletide standard on rock stations, the Eagles’ rendition of “Please Come Home for Christmas” has a rather complicated back story.

David Ian – Vintage Christmas Wonderland (2013)

David Ian believes in Christmas. The pianist and arranger proves it all over again with Vintage Christmas Wonderland, the follow-up to his 2011 debut Vintage Christmas.