Duke Pearson – Merry Ole Soul
Most of the Christmas records we review on this site are perennial classics, constantly reissued and treasured from generation to generation.
Alabama – Christmas
Christmas is meant to be a time of togetherness.
Peggy Lee – Christmas Carousel
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
Reilly and Maloney – A Christmas Album
Folk revivals have happened with some regularity during the 20th century. It is a style which tends to come back into fashion a lot.
Tracey Thorn – Tinsel and Lights
Albums, we are reliably informed, are to be read as coherent wholes.
Alan Mills – Christmas Songs From Many Lands
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.
Dust off the fairy lights, warm up the toddy; Christmas time is here again
When does Christmas actually begin? You may remember, back as we started a new year and the last embers of the Christmas fire smoldered in the fireplace, that we’ve already a
Saint Canute’s Day, A Traditional End of Christmas, and Our Seasonal End As Well
When does Christmas actually end? For a lot of commercial Christmas radio stations, the end of the Christmas period is as early as the evening of Christmas day! While people are pl
Mae West – Wild Christmas
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