In those first white-hot years after “Heartbreak Hotel,” guardians of American virtue passionately hated Elvis Presley for corrupting the youth of America and threatening All We Hold Dear. In 1957, Elvis committed the greatest blasphemy […]
It’s difficult to match the uniqueness of Paul McCartney’s 1979 holiday original, “Wonderful Christmastime,” so jolly old saint Macca isn’t even trying.
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Barry Gordon[/lastfm] was just three years old when he made his acting debut on Ted Mack’s Amateur Hour. He was a worldly seven years old when he scored his lone Top 40 hit, “Nuttin’ […]
Not only did we forget the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Carpenters[/lastfm]‘ “Merry Christmas Darling” back when we listed our Top 10 Christmas Songs, we forgot the Peanuts Gang singing “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.” What’s up with that?
Our Christmas Classics coverage continues today with a look at “What Christmas Means To Me.” Written by Anna Gordy Gaye, George “Horgay” Gordy and Allen Story, the track was taken to the masses by Stevie […]
In 2003, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jethro Tull[/lastfm] released a Christmas album. For some artists, this is a give-up move, a way to get attention and sell product when nothing else does it. For Tull, it made a good […]
Tis’ the season for Christmas songs and there sure are a lot of them. But some can be pretty annoying. Personally, I can only take about 4 seconds of “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas” […]