Category Archives: Music

The Majority – All Our Christmases (1968)

Pop-psych masters The Majority (aka Majority One) released a fine Christmas song in 1969.

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Big Star – Jesus Christ (Was Born Today) (1978)

A powerful hook to this Big Star Christmas song.

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Beatles – Christmas Supermash (2006)

Here’s a really inventive mashup of The Beatles’ early Christmas Fan Club records, put together by Tom Teeley.

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Argent – Christmas for the Free (1973)

Here is a beautiful Christmas song by the criminally underrated Argent.

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Paul Revere & The Raiders – Rain, Sleet Or Snow (1967)

1967 was a banner year for Paul Revere & the Raiders, with two masterful albums released that year.

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Paul Revere & The Raiders – Valley Forge (1967)

A wonderful merging of the 1776 theme with the Christmas theme.

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Pandamonium – Chocolate Buster Dan (1968)

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Walter Becker’s Pound of Flesh

In The Merchant of Venice, Shakespeare presented the world with a profound contrast, between Shylock the Jewish moneylender and Antonio the gentile Christian. The technicality of Shylock’s legalism contrasts strikingly with Antonio’s altruism and generosity, a representation of the letter … Continue reading

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RIP: Malcolm Young

After battling Alzheimer’s for 3 years, Malcolm has passed.

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Paul Desmond – I Should Care (1962)

Cool jazz… with strings. Who knew such a combination could work so well? It’s dry martini time. Surfing Amazon’s streaming jazz channels, I came across “I Should Care” by Paul Desmond. A half-Jewish alto saxophonist best known for his work … Continue reading

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