News: Alligator Records to release “A Blues Christmas” LP on 6th November

Posted on: Thursday, Sep 17, 2015

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Vinyl-only set features Koko Taylor, Shemekia Copeland, Marcia Ball, Elvin Bishop and many more . . .

Alligator Records has set a 6th November street date for the vinyl-only release A Blues Christmas. The album is a new compilation featuring the best of Alligator’s two previous holiday CDs, 1992’s The Alligator Records Christmas Collection and 2003’s Genuine Houserockin’ Christmas. All tracks on A Blues Christmas have been remastered to bring out every nuance of these classic performances.

A Blues Christmas is the first LP to ever be graced with the genuine holiday-rockin’ music of Koko Taylor, Charlie Musselwhite, Shemekia Copeland, Elvin Bishop, Marcia Ball, Michael “Iron Man” Burks, The Holmes Brothers, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, Katie Webster, Little Charlie & The Nightcats, Roomful Of Blues and Tinsley Ellis.

Track Listing:

Side One:

Koko Taylor – Merry, Merry Christmas

Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials – I’m Your Santa

Shemekia Copeland – Stay A Little Longer, Santa

The Holmes Brothers – Back Door Santa

Katie Webster – Deck The Halls With Boogie Woogie

Charlie Musselwhite – Silent Night

Side Two:

Little Charlie & The Nightcats – Santa Claus

Michael “Iron Man” Burks – Christmas Snow

Marcia Ball – Christmas Fais Do Do

Roomful Of Blues – Santa Claus, Do You Ever Get The Blues?

Tinsley Ellis – Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin’

Elvin Bishop – The Little Drummer Boy

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