Most of the Christmas records we review on this site are perennial classics, constantly reissued and treasured from generation to generation.
Christmas is meant to be a time of togetherness.
One of the fantastic things about that golden period in the early sixties, when so many of history’s great Christmas records were released, is that so many truly sophisticate
Folk revivals have happened with some regularity during the 20th century. It is a style which tends to come back into fashion a lot.
Albums, we are reliably informed, are to be read as coherent wholes.
Alan Mills could elocute. He had a distinguished voice with authority. He was a classically trained operatic bass.
There are – which I’m sure surprises precisely none of you – a lot of artists past their prime who record Christmas music.
When was the last time you heard a Christmas album that was actually fun? I don’t mean funny, in the sense of being a humorous novelty or something awful that a more maliciou
What’s the first Christmas album? Well, of course, this would have been before the vinyl record was invented in the late 1940s.
By pure sales figures alone, the traditional pop crooner, softly singing into electrified microphones, is the king of Christmas music.