Tuesday, January 1, 2019

December Underappreciated Music: the links to the music and more

The (theoretically) monthly assembly of undervalued and often nearly "lost" music, or simply music the blogger in question wants to remind you reader/listeners of...

A Very Happy New Year!

Brian Arnold: Peter Pan Records Christmas Albums; The Carpenters: A Christmas Portrait; Fraggle Rock: "The Bells of Fraggle Rock" 

Jayme Lynn Blaschke: Friday Night Videos

Paul D. Brazill: Rachid Taha: "Rock the Casbah"

Martin Brzezinski: the Russian Winnie the Pooh theme song:

Jim Cameron: Jack Wilson: Easterly Winds

Sean Coleman: Clare Cross and Bruce Worden: "Goodnight Keith Moon"

Mario DiMaio: Nap Eyes: "Judgement"; "Every Time the Feeling"; "I'm Bad"

Garret Ehrle: The Beach Boys featuring Jimmy Page: "Lucille"; "Surfin' USA"; "Barbara Ann"

Jeff Gemmill: Top 5s

Keiko Hassler: Daoko: “Uchiagehanabi”

Jerry House: Jingles; Hymn Time; Music from the Past; The 25 Days of Christmas

George Kelley: Neptune's Daughter and "Baby, It's Cold Outside"

Tom Kraemer: The Staple Singers (with Willie Dixon et al.): "Pray On" and...

George Winston: "Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head" and...

Janelle Monáe: "Make Me Feel"

Kate Laity: Song for a Saturday and 
Elmer Bernstein et al: Johnny Staccato scoring

B. V. Lawson: Your Sunday Music Treat

Steve and Jonathan Lewis: Music I'm Listening To

Barry Malzberg: Queen: "Under Pressure" (live at Wembley)

Todd Mason: A Whole Lot of Lambert, Hendricks and Ross and L.H. and Bavan...with "Deck Us All with Boston Charlie" added...; after L, H & R and L, H & B
Les Double Six: "Four Brothers" and "Moanin'"

Laura Nakatsuka: Nana Peradze and the Harmony Choir: "Shen Khar Venakhi"

Patricia Nolan-Hall: Follow the Fleet

Andrew Orley: The Twelve Days of Christmas:

Andy Partridge in a Pear Tree: XTC: "Thanks for Christmas"
2 Turtle Doves: Flo & Eddie: "I've Been Born Again"
3 French Hens: Don Ellis Orchestra: "Theme from The French Connection"
4 Calling Birds: Manfred Mann's Earth Band: "Nightingales and Bombers"
5 Gold Rings: Tammy Wynette and George Jones: "Golden Rings"
6 Geese a Laying: Roy Budd: "Theme from Wild Geese II"
7 Swans a Swimming: Clara Rockmore: "The Swan" (from Saint-Saens's The Carnival of the Animals)
8 Maids a Milking: Gil Evans Orchestra with Miles Davis: "Maids of Cadiz"
9 Ladies Dancing: The Jackson 5 (+1): "Dancing Machine"
10 Lords a Leaping: Lord Sitar: "Black is Black"
11 Pipers Piping: Chairmen of the Board: "Pay to the Piper"
12 Drummers Drumming: Hal Blaine and the Young Cougars: "Bulldog Drummin'"

Lawrence Person: Shoegazer Sunday

James Reasoner: AM radio; Randy Newman: "I Think It's Going to Rain Today"

Charlie Ricci: Carole King and Stevie Nicks

Bo Diddley and the Duchess, aka Norma Jean Wofford: "You Can't Judge a Book by Looking at Its Cover"

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