Archive for December, 2011

On The Twelfth Day of Christmas

Ho, Ho, Ho… well, I hope you’ve enjoyed this little tour through the Foliot Christmas Music Library. Picking 12 tunes to share with you was difficult, but fun. My final selection for this season is “Who Took the Merry Out Of Christmas?” by the Staple Singers.

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On The Eleventh Day of Christmas

Santa has a little secret… And Johnny Guarnieri wants to fill us in… I won’t divulge any information here. You’ll just have to listen and hear for yourself. Let’s just say that Santa’s “sack” isn’t just filled with toys… (NSFW)

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On The Tenth Day of Christmas

If you’ve never heard of Carlos Del Junco before, you’ve missed out on a musician of immense talent. Carlos specializes in playing the ten hole diatonic harmonica, and is considered one of the world’s best in both the diatonic blues and the diatonic jazz musical categories.

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On The Ninth Day of Christmas

Please Come Home For Christmas is taken from James Brown’s 1995 compilation “Funky Christmas” – a 17 track compilation featuring selections from seasonal albums cut by J.B. in 1966 (James Brown Sings Christmas Songs), and 1968 (A Soulful Christmas). People either love this disc or hate it: I’ll let you guess where I come in.

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On the Eighth Day of Christmas

Go Tell It On The Mountain – Kirk Franklin And The Family In 1993 Kirk Franklin & The Family released their debut album, Kirk Franklin & The Family. It spent almost two years on the Gospel music charts and charted on the R&B charts, eventually earning platinum sales status. It remained at No. 1 on […]

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On the Seventh Day of Christmas

Ah yes, Christmas Parties. Sequined gowns and silk ties, dressing up for an evening of high-style celebration. Since it’s Saturday and you’re likely getting ready to hit the company Christmas party at the local up-scale hotel ballroom tonight, I thought I’d get you in the high-style mood.

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On The Sixth Day of Christmas

Want to have some fun? Give a bunch of young kids some chocolate and soda-pop, turn this up loud, and get them to start dancing – even you’ll start bouncing around.

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