Play list Majestic Music Miscellany for Christmas Day 2018 from 3 to 5PM on 103.2 Dublin City FM or dublincityfm.ie
HAPPY CHRISTMAS EVERYBODY
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1. We Wish You A Merry Christmas ( 1.21 ) - The Everly Brothers - CD Christmas With The Everly Brothers ( 1962 ) as part of Five Classic Christmas Albums avidgroup.co.uk
2016 PACKAGE RELEASE
2. While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks ( 2.09 ) - Bobby Darin - CD 25th. Day Of December ( 1960 ) as part of Five Classic Christmas Albums avidgroup.co.uk
2016 PACKAGE RELEASE
3. 8 Gods Of Harlem ( 3.54 ) - Rosanne Cash feat. Elvis Costello & Kris Kristofferson - CD She Remembers Everything bluenote.com
4. Swingin' Sleigh Ride ( 2.19 ) - Joe "Mr." Piano Henderson - CD Saint Etienne Presents Songs For A London Winter cherryred.co.uk
Joe "Mr Piano" Henderson (2 May 1920 – 4 May 1980)
2014 COMPILATION RELEASE
5. In The Bleak Midwinter ( 4.42 ) - Phil Cunningham - CD Phil Cunningham's Christmas Songbook Facebook.com/ PhilsChristmasSongbook Vertiacl Records
6. "Coronation" Mass Gloria ( 4.31 ) - Barbara Bonney Soprano / Catherine Wyn Rogers Alto / Jamie MacDougall Tenor / Stephen Gadd Bass / The English Concert Choir / The English Concert / Trevor Pinnock Conducts - CD Mozart The Christmas Album deutschregrammophon.com
2016 COMPILATION RELEASE
7. Telstar ( 3.23 ) - The Tornados - CD Loose Lips Might Sink Ships Righteous Records cherryred.co.uk
2013 COMPILATION RELEASE
8. Camel Walk ( 2.12 ) - The Saxons - CD Loose Lips Might Sink Ships Righteous Records cherryred.co.uk
2013 COMPILATION RELEASE
9. Peace ( 3.42 ) - Norah Jones - CD Joyful Jazz Christmas with Verve / The Vocalists vervelabelgroup.com
2016 COMPILATION RELEASE
10. Love & Whiskey ( 3.10 ) - Helen Rose - CD Trouble Holding Back helenrosemusic.com
2018 RELEASE EUROPEAN RELEASE January 25th. 2019
11. River ( 4.01 ) - Robert O'Connor - SINGLE https://iamrobertoconnor.com/bio
IRISH ARTIST - 2018 RELEASE
12. Drunken Sailor ( 4.00 ) - The Salts - SINGLE thesalts.co.uk
13. Heart Of Stone ( 3.57 ) - Starlite Campbell Band - SINGLE supertonerecords.com
14. Oran Bagraidh ( 3.48 ) - Oran Bagraidh - SINGLE
15. Holy Moly ( 3.55 ) - Gordon Tentrees & Jaxon Haldene - CD Grit tentreees.com
FOR RELEASE IN EUROPE 11th. January 2019
16. My America ( 5.26 ) - Dana Cooper - CD Incendiary Kid danacoopermusic.com
17.The Gift ( 4.27 ) - Matt Anderson - CD Honest Man stubbyfingers.ca
18. He Moved Through The Fair ( 4.54 ) - The Chieftains with Sinead O'Connor - CD The Long Black Veil RCA Records
IRISH ARTIST - 1995 RELEASE
19. I Don't Want An iPad ( I Just Want World Peace ) ( 5.26 ) - Skinner & Twitch - SINGLE skinnerandtwitch.com
Best wishes on your marriage celebration to Steve Skinner & Sandra Twichett
20. Gabriel's Message is a Traditional Basque Carol & arrab=nged by David Willcocks( 2.29 ) - Laudibus - CD Silent Night BBC Records
2012 COVER DISC FROM BBC
21. Holiday For Strings ( 2.32 ) - New York Voices - CD Let It Snow newyorkvoices.com
22. Wish Liszt ( Toy Shop Madness ) ( 3.42 ) - Trans Siberian Orchestra - CD Tales Of Winter Universal Music
23. Less Broken Now ( 5.02 ) - Ed Romanoff - CD The Orphan King Pinerock Records edromaoff.com
24. Posadas Mexicanas ( 3.30 ) - Ars Viva - CD Christmas 'Round The World deutschegrammophon.com
2008 COMPILATION RELEASE
25. I Believe In Christmas Time ( 2.50 ) - Tony Floyd Kenna - SINGLE
IRISH ARTIST - 2017 RELEASE
26. Christmas For Cowboys ( 2.14 ) - Phil Christie - CD Ghosts Of Christmas Past philchristie.com https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/ghosts-of-christmas-past/929298886
27. I'll Be Your Santa Baby ( 3.34 ) - Rufus Thomas - PROMO
28. Too Many Santas ( 4.00 ) - The Bobs / Scott Matthews - PROMO
December 25th: On this day
1954 Johnny Ace shot himself dead backstage at the City Auditorium in Houston, Texas. The R&B singer was playing with a revolver during a break between sets, someone in the room said "Be careful with that thing’’ and he said ‘It’s OK the gun’s not loaded, see’’ and pointed it at himself with a smile on his face.
1954 Bing Crosby's ‘White Christmas’ entered the Billboard Pop chart for the eleventh time. Bing's rendition has sold over 100 million copies around the world, with at least 50 million sales as singles. It was the largest selling single in music history until it was surpassed by Elton John's ‘Candle in the Wind 1997’.
1964 The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, The Miracles, Stevie Wonder and The Marvelettes all appeared at The Fox Theatre, Brooklyn, New York.
1964 The Beatles recorded six songs for the BBC radio program Saturday Club in London: ‘Rock and Roll Music’, ‘I'm a Loser’, ‘Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby’, ‘I Feel Fine’, ‘Kansas City/Hey Hey Hey Hey’ and ‘She's a Woman.’
1968 Led Zeppelin arrived in the United States for the very first time in preparation of their debut North American tour. The group were paid an average of $1,500 for each show.
1976 American MOR singer Johnny Mathis was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'When A Child Is Born', the singers only UK No.1 and the Christmas hit of 1976.
1978 John Lydon's new group Public Image Ltd played their first live gig at the Rainbow Theatre, London.
December 25th: Born on this day
1929 Born on this day, Chris Kenner, US singer, (1961 US No.2 single 'I Like It Like That'). Also a hit for Dave Clarke Five.
1929 Born on this day, American singer Bill Horton from The Silhouettes. The doo wop/R&B groups single 'Get A Job' was a No.1 hit on the Billboard R&B singles chart and pop singles chart in 1958. The doo-wop revival group Sha Na Na derived their name from the song's lyrics. 'Get A Job' is included in the soundtracks of the film American Graffiti, Trading Places and Stand By Me. Horton died on January 23, 1995.
1937 Born on this day, O'Kelly Isley from American group The Isley Brothers who first came to prominence in 1959 with their fourth single, 'Shout', and then the 1962 hit 'Twist and Shout. The Isley Brothers also scored the hits 'This Old Heart Of Mine', 'Summer Breeze' and 'Harvest for the World'. Sixteen of their albums charted in the Top 40. O'Kelly Isley died on 31st March 1986.
1940 Born on this day, Pete Brown, lyricist, poet, singer, producer, Cream, (1967 UK No.11 single 'I Feel Free'). Also worked with Jack Bruce, Graham Bond, Mick Jagger and Peter Green.
1943 Born on this day, Trevor Lucas, Fairport Convention, UK folk group, (1969 UK No.21 single 'Si Tu Dois Partie'). Also worked with Al Stewart and The Strawbs. Lucas died 4th February 1989.
1944 Born on this day, Henry Vestine, guitarist with American rock band Canned Heat. Two of their songs 'Going Up the Country' and 'On the Road Again' became international hits. He died on 20th October 1997.
1944 Born on this day, Kenny Everett, UK radio and TV presenter, (1983 UK No.9 single 'Snot Rap'). Died 4th April 1995.
1945 Born on this day, Noel Redding, bassist with The Jimi Hendrix Experience who had the 1967 UK No.3 single 'Purple Haze', and the 1970 UK No.1 single 'Voodoo Chile'. Redding was the first person to join the Jimi Hendrix Experience, and the first to leave, his final concert with them was in June 1969. Redding died on 11th May 2003 aged 57.
1946 Born on this day, Jimmy Buffett, American singer songwriter, (1977 US No.8 single 'Margaritaville', 2004 US No.1 album 'License to Chill').