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‘Once in Royal David’s City’

The journey of 'Once in Royal David's City' from an 1848 text to global processional hymn.
by David McGee
 

 
 

A League of Their Own

Hailed as 'so very inventive and so very weird,' THE VENTURES' CHRISTMAS ALBUM is a true holiday treasure.
by David McGee
 

 

 

And a Wonderland It Is…

On WINTER WONDERLAND, GEORGE GEE leads his Swing Orchestra on a festive romp through Yuletide favorites, with a twist...
by David McGee
 

 
 

A-Caroling They Go

From 2011, our interview with MARSHA GENENSKY of ANONYMOUS 4 centered on the group's five Medieval Christmas albums.
by David McGee
 

 

 

The Man With All the Toys

With four Christmas albums to his credit, BRIAN SETZER and his ORCHESTRA occupy rarified air in the holiday music realm.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Let’s Hear It For The Girls

Considering memorable holiday fare from EDIE ADAMS and DORIS DAY
by David McGee
 

 

 

Gospel at Christmastime

Bob Marovich's overview of gospel music at Yuletide, from the Elkins-Payne Jubilee Singers (1926) to the Edwin Hawkins Family (1985).
by David McGee
 

 
 

The King Keeps Christmas Well

ELVIS made the most of the two Christmas albums he recorded in his lifetime, and RCA has made the most out of multitudinous repackagings.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Vintage Cool Yule

Revised & Updated for 2023: A Cool Yule With LOUIS ARMSTRONG, BING CROSBY & THE ANDREWS SISTERS.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Children of Christmas

From Project Gutenberg, acclaimed poet EDITH M. THOMAS's 1907 collection of Yuletide verse written with the younger set in mind.
by David McGee