Sometimes, it’s hard to imagine an album being released a different year than it came out, because it’s so much of its time.
The folk movement has always had an interesting influence on Christmas music.
Sometimes, it’s not about the notes someone sings, about their purity and quality and intrinsic meaningfulness. Sometimes, it’s about the pauses.
The album Christmas With The Louvin Brothers surely must have sounded incredibly old-fashioned in 1961.