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A Little Christmas Music

Only three more days until Christmas. Are you ready?

Rose is. She finished up Harold’s gift—embroidered hankerchiefs—yesterday, and, today, she and Harold chose and cut their modest pine. Of course, she’s done crafting her ornaments and is settling in, just now, to trim the tree.

Cue the Christmas music.

The bad news:  no Frosty (1945), Silver Bells (1951), or Winter Wonderland (1934).  There are, however, all the classic Carols: Silent Night, Away in a Manger, Good King Wenceslas, etc. And these jazzy, 20s-era songs, which you may not have heard before.

Enjoy.

At the Christmas Ball (1925) / Bessie Smith

Christmas Eve Blues (1928) / Blind Lemon Jefferson

Savoy Christmas Medley (1929) / Debroy Somers Band; this recording by The New Mayfair Orchestra

Santa Claus, That’s Me (1928) / Vernon Dalhart

Lonesome Christmas Blues (1929) / Blind Blake

The Santa Claus Blues (1925) / Clarence Williams Orchestra

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