Monday, December 06, 2004
Well, the holiday is in full swing....and my Christmas shopping is now officially half over. Phew.
Tons of blogs are joining the holiday spirit, as it were. Favorites include: Falalalala.com, with daily recommended levels of cheese (the very very very good kind, retro kids), the increasingly brilliant Keep the Coffee Coming, with lots of soul/doowop/r&b, and Spoilt Victorian Child, who y'all probably know about already.
As promised, Beatnik Christmas Jazz today. Taken from the Rhino Records box set, The Beat Generation, Beatnik's Wish is a more than slightly suggestive hipsters paen to the ultimate cat, Santa.
And continuing in the errr...bad santa thoughts vein, legend Rufus Thomas has a present he'd like to give you.
Santa baby love
Patsy Raye: Beatnik's Wish (mp3)
Rufus Thomas: I'll Be Your Santa Baby (mp3)
(YouSendIt Files...click on song, download from there)