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The Motor-City Madman drops in on Dave for a little Xmas cheer as they parody Bowie and Bing’s classic duet
GSTV’s in-house Brit rundowns the best in holiday rock hits
By the Mad Dog
Well, its that time of year again – have you sent your letter to Santa yet ? The festive season seems to start earlier every year but I reckon I experienced a record-breaker this year when I went into a pub in England on October 8th to find they had already put up their Christmas tree !! Jeez, my tan has barely faded from summer……I awarded the bartender “Premature Man of the Year”.
Having… Read More
Thunderous live clip of the almighty Who performing “Christmas” from 1969 rock opera Tommy
Could there ever be a more rocking holiday song than “Christmas” off The Who’s Tommy? Analog video interference aside, we are absolutely loving this clip of The Who playing the song live at Tanglewood in 1970. Daltrey is at his… Read More
Christmas with Johnny Cash features Christmas songs recorded by the Man in Black between 1962 and 1980
Johnny Cash recorded many Christmas songs throughout his 50+ year career in the music business. Many of the best of them are included in this excellent Christmas compilation from Sony Legacy.
Although the songs on Christmas with Johnny Cash were all recorded between 1962 and 1980, the album was actually released around… Read More
The Kinks weave social commentary, a hooky chorus, and a bitchin’ guitar tone into a Christmas rock anthem
Kinks frontman Ray Davies was never one to shy away from social commentary. However like most of what he wrote, he tended to deliver it with a wry twist. This is especially evident in “Father Christmas“; the Kinks’ 1977 single about a guy who dresses as… Read More