7.0

Seoul Wanderer – Christmas Carols

Christmas albums are, for the most part, one-offs, and one particular effect of this is that they rarely ever get truly tight.

   0   315
Fruitcake – Eraserheads
10.0

Eraserheads – Fruitcake

Every Christmas album is, in a way, a concept album. But, conversely, we rarely see any of them that venture far beyond the connotations offered by Christmas itself.

   0   428
7.0

Christmas With Arthur Godfrey and All The Little Godfreys

One of the most wonderful things about listening to the very earliest attempts at Christmas albums is to see a genre take form. Take radio personality Arthur Godfrey.

   0   1034
Heavy Christmas
7.0

Heavy Christmas

There’s a fascinating parallel between how traditional Tin Pan Alley pop, on the one hand, and prog rock, on the other, is treated by mainstream music journalism.

   0   915
Rotary Connection – Peace
8.0

Rotary Connection – Peace

You’d hardly expect a hip, critically lauded psychedelic rock band of the late sixties to release a Christmas album.

   0   1048
Elvis Presley – Elvis' Christmas Album
5.0

Elvis Presley – Elvis’ Christmas Album

Perhaps the most unique feature of the rock‘n’roll revolution in the mid-fifties is its cross-market singularity.

   0   876
Noël aux Antilles avec Abel Zenon et son Combo
8.0

Noël aux Antilles avec Abel Zenon et son Combo

One of the unexpected sorrows of dealing with a music genre that, let’s face it, had its absolute heyday more than 50 years ago, is to frequently have to see its legendary cr

   0   1308
Christmas in Hong Kong with Kong Ling
6.0

Christmas in Hong Kong with Kong Ling

It is the eternal fate of a vocal album, for better or for worse, that it will be judged mainly by the quality of its vocals.

   0   1143
Urbie Green and his All-Stars – A Cool Yuletide
8.0

Urbie Green and his All-Stars – A Cool Yuletide

The release is on a recently-launched budget label, whose lack of any clear direction meant that it would soon be wound up.

   0   1512
The Singers Unlimited – Christmas
7.0

The Singers Unlimited – Christmas

You can tell by the cover that Christmas by The Singers Unlimited is no ordinary Christmas album.

   0   955