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5 Funky Black Yuletide Grooves

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LET’S face facts: Christmas in 1960s and 70s pop culture was presented as lily white as the wind-driven snow. Holiday specials consisted of lots of smiling Caucasians in festive sweaters singing their little hearts out. Most Christmas tunes on the radio were tailor made for the likes of Pat Boone and Andy Williams – two individuals who I believe legally patented the term “white bread”. I mean, I like Perry Como as much as the next guy, but sometimes it’s nice to funk things up with a little afro-centric vibe (and, no, Johnny Mathis does not count).

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Posted: 11th, December 2013 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comment (1)


Christmas hits: those Seventies seasonal smashes

Seventies seasonal smashes

From the time when Christmas records ruled the Earth

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Posted: 20th, December 2012 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comment