The Beatles Seven records of Christmas

The Beatles Seven records of Christmas From 1963 to 1969, the Beatles recorded and released seven special Christmas singles through their fan club. These were closer to “Monty Pythonesque”-comedy than their normal releases. The first ones are whimsical, cheery and thankful for their success, but later records are more esoteric. They reflect their development as a unit, the 1969 recording is four …

The 5 best christmas songs according to Hallgeir

Ok, Egil  just released his list of christmas songs, well, at least he got one song right. Here are the 5 best christmas songs: 1. The Band- Christmas must be tonight 2.The Pogues Featuring Kirsty MacColl – Fairytale Of New York 3. Steve Earle – Nothing but a child 4. Neko Case – Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis …

Great Christmas song: When the Thames Froze by Smith & Burrows

When The Thames Froze Today we give you a new Christmas song (well, it’s about one year old) and what a gem it is! Former Razorlight drummer Andy Burrows and Editors frontman Tom Smith  released their record Funny Looking Angels  under the name Smith & Burrows. One of the best songs on the album is, When The Thames Froze . Smith & Burrows gives us a wonderful Christmas Carol with a darker …

Free Christmas music 6: My Morning Jacket live on WFPK 21 Dec 2001

My Morning Jacket, the best live band in the world,  love Christmas music and they have a couple of original releases (EPs) available on iTunes. But they have also played a wonderful Christmas radio concert and they do not mind sharing live music as long as no payments are involved. My Mornin Jacket to archive.org: “…were always cool with fans/friends …

Free Christmas music 5: The 2012 Paste Holiday Sampler

Our fifth offering is from the nice people  at Paste Magazine, and it’s a fine compilation they are giving us.  From Paste: “Fortunately, some of our favorite Paste artists have chosen to freshen the genre with new releases, whether they’re original compositions or unique takes on old holiday favorites. If you’re looking for the perfect playlist for that tired office Christmas party or …

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