Friday, December 19, 2008

"TRY SMILING, IT'S CHRISTMAS PART 2": THE WEEKEND MIX IN TWO PARTS


I'm trying. Really trying to feel Christmas. It's just not happening...yet. I haven't given up. There's always one magical moment that creeps up on me and shakes up my heart, usually a classic Christmas tune or some human interest story about a collie and a well. I still have a few days.

As promised, here is the second part of the holiday "WEEKEND MIX."

"TRY SMILING, IT'S CHRISTMAS: PART 2"

These tunes don't rock, they just "rock," and are sure to make any Christmas Eve feel like a Walton Family Christmas. Don't be afraid, it's hip to soften up for the holidays.

Zip file is HERE

TRACK LIST

Jimmy Smith- God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Ellis Marsalis- The Little Drummer Boy
Duke Pearson- Old Fashioned Christmas
Herb Alpert- Winter Wonderland
Dean Martin- Baby, It's Cold Outside
Vince Guaraldi- Skating
King Curtis- What Are You Doing New Year's Eve
Keith Jarrett- Blackberry Winter
Charles Brown- Merry Christmas Baby
B.B. King- Auld Lang Syne

In the meantime, there's always this.
video

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