You can tell by the cover that Christmas by The Singers Unlimited is no ordinary Christmas album.
For decades, as late as the sixties and in some cases the seventies, the most popular radio stations in both the US and UK were dedicated to a genre that is practically unheard tod
Creating Christmas music will almost universally mean an artist has to go outside their comfort zone.
What’s the first Christmas album? Well, of course, this would have been before the vinyl record was invented in the late 1940s.
The concept of the “overproduced” record is an interesting one.
One of the strikingly unusual things about the music industry in the early sixties was how studio orchestra arrangers could become stars in their own right.
In 1964, showbiz darlings, married couple Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gormé were at the top of their game.