AiC 2013 – Dec. 14 – Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra – The Little Drummer Boy

For the ADVENTure in Carols I like to throw on unfamiliar Christmas songs, but I think a Christmas music mix has to have some familiar songs to help you connect to the traditions inherent in the season. However, I do like to find versions of familiar songs that may not …

AiC 2013 – Dec. 13 – Bill Darnell & The Smith Brothers – We Wanna See Santa Do The Mambo

There’s a lot of great Christmas music released that most of the public just doesn’t hear. It doesn’t make its way to mall radio and the chances of you hearing it are pretty slim. And yet there are really fun songs, full of energy and life that’s different from the …

AiC 2013 – Dec. 11 – Nina and Frederik – Christmas Time in London Town

Okay, I could tell you a lot about Nina and Frederik, but I’ll tell you two things that provide some odd context to this track. Nina (Baroness van Pallandt) sang “Do You Know How Christmas Trees Are Grown” in the James Bond film, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. Frederik (Baron …