Saturday, 24 December 2016
Red Gold & Green #12 - Christmas Special
Here's trio of seasonal tunes to set you up for the festivities. Have a happy, peaceful Christmas, however you choose to spend it.
Frank Cosmo - Merry Christmas (1963)
The Kingstonians - Merry Christmas (1967)
Jacob Miller & Ray I - Deck the Halls (1978)
(While Frank Cosmo was doing his thing, here's a reminder of how I spent Christmas in 1963)
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