Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

Song of the Day: Fat Daddy “Holiday Baby”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Dec 26, 2014

Baltimore DJ Paul “Fat Daddy” Johnson was the self-described “300 Pound King of Soul.” He cut this R&B holiday shuffler, “Holiday Baby,” in 1963 for local label, Johnny-A.

Song Of The Day: Chuck Brown “Merry Christmas Baby”

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Dec 25, 2014
Chuck Brown

Christmas in Washington, D.C. just isn’t official until you hear Chuck Brown crooning “Merry Christmas Baby” over a classic go-go groove.

Song of the Day: Tuxedo “Wonderful Christmastime”

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Dec 22, 2014

Tuxedo managed to do a very tastefully funky update on their cover of the classic “Wonderful Christmastime” that I wouldn’t mind hearing put into rotation on air and at the shopping malls of America.

Song(s) of the Day: The Bird Peterson Holiday Spectacular

Posted by: Micah Vellian
Dec 25, 2013

Here’s a holiday treat! Video artist &/OR [re]added the visuals to The Bird Peterson Holiday Spectacular, a Dilla-like production using music from vintage animated TV specials.

Song of the Day: PUTS and Black Milk Flip Macca for Christmas

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Dec 23, 2013

Paul McCartney‘s “Wonderful Christmastime” either evokes fond memories around this time of year or feels like a dagger of repetition in your head as it soundtracks your shopping battles in your local mall. Here are two flips of McCartney’s yule tune that give it a fresh feel.

Song of the Day: Wizzard “Rock’n’Roll Winter (Looney’s Tune)”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Dec 10, 2013

There’s no denying the Phil Spector influence on Wizzard’s “Rock’n’Roll Winter (Looney’s Tune)”; the song is catchy like the flu, the sound is absolutely huge, and the lyrics are pure nostalgia for the innocence of youth. Amazing.

Song of The Day: Wham! “Last Christmas”

Posted by: Micah Vellian
Dec 09, 2013

There are a few go-to Christmas tunes I dig that get me a lot of questioning faces; Wham!’s “Last Christmas” is one of them.

Song of The Day: Olympic Cyclone Band “Little Drummer Boy”

Posted by: Rusty B
Dec 25, 2012

Dr. Rubberfunk and Hint make up the Olympic Cyclone Band and they put out a full Christmas album which is really fresh.

Download: William Breakspear Radio Eject Xmashup Studio Mix

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Dec 12, 2012

Ghetto funk producer William Breakspear baked up this holiday mix for Radio Eject. Sleigh bells, heavenly choruses and lots of bass. Good fun.

Song of the Day: DMX “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Up in Here! (Ahmed’s Remix)”

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Dec 11, 2012
Merry DMX-mas!

During a recent appearance on New York’s Power 105.1FM, Ruff Ryder captain DMX was sweet-talked into singing a beloved Christmas carol. Well, his enthusiasm for “Rudolph The Red-nosed Reindeer” seems to not require much cajoling.