Monthly Archives: December 2019

[Video] Hall & Oates – “Jingle Bell Rock”- Daryl’s Version & John’s Version

The two different video versions of the Hall & Oates Christmas song “Jingle Bell Rock”    

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The Smiths’ first recording has surfaced

via SlicingUpEyeballs The complete take of The Smiths’ first known recording — a bedroom tape featuring Johnny Marr and Steven Patrick Morrissey performing The Cookies’ “I Want A Boy For My Birthday” in August 1982 — appeared online Sunday, courtesy of an … Continue reading

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National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – The Mystery of “How Did They Get That Tree Out Of The Ground?”

  I’ve been a fan of the movie National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation since day one, and every Christmas I dust off the DVD and watch it at least 2 or 3 times, and now that my Son is a bit … Continue reading

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Will Moor – Hitchhiker (for Ida) [New Music]

    New music from Will Moor (Shawn William Clarke & David Gluck). You can Visit Shawn William Clarke’s website to learn more about Will Moor.  

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Just Can’t Get Enough: New Wave Xmas

This seasonal adjunct to Rhino’s 15-volume proto-alternative series of ’80s favorites is characterized as much by sweetness as wigginess: check out XTC’s “Thanks for Christmas” and Squeeze’s “Christmas Day,” the latter of which name-checks everything from tree lights to British … Continue reading

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