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The Christmas Croude 27th Anniversary

Judging by industry sales, it safe to assume--at least in the past anyway--that Christmas music has been an important part of the Season.

I grew up with it and special special memories. Back in the day--vinyl. Samplers were the bomb. Everybody put out great long playing  samplers. Even those you would not expect like Firestone Tires. And often with world class peformers. My own introduction to "medievalism" came from an Ames Brothers recording of Good Kind Wencelas--actually an after Christmas carol. Funny how 2 and half minutes can change your worldview.

The Electric Croude Bande Debuts New Song

On the show:  the Nine collaboration of Fairport. Convention...Steve Morse stepping out of the box into Hitchcockian terrority...PJ Harvey as October...the R rated FJ Child ballads served up by Steeleye Span & Martin Carthy...new music from The Electric Croude Bande...the Moonlight Sonata on wistful electric bass by Stu Hamm...Gentle Giant becomes feline...and an Epitah by King Crimson.

Perceptions

This week:

Jethro Tull vinyl you may not know from 25 years ago.

Gentle Giant

OHO

New releases from Kati Mac and Rodriguez

Laura Nyro

Mountain

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