Highway 61 Blues 31: Christmas Holidays

Episode 31 of Highway 61 features Scott Barretta’s second hour of Christmas music for 2007 with soul blues selections by B.B King, Albert King, Sir Mack Rice, Jerry McCain, Sam Myers, Robert Ward, Earl King, Vernon Garrett, Pete Mayes, Hot Rock Hayes, James Brown, Otis Redding, Solomon Burke, Charles Brown, Dr. John, Little Johnnie Taylor, and Huey “Piano” Smith & the Clowns.
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
Scott Barretta,Mississippi Public Broadcasting, December 22, 2007 [19703]
B.B King: Celebrate Christmas
Albert King: Christmas Comes But Once a Year
Sir Mack Rice: Santa Claus Wants Some Loving
Jerry McCain: Absent-Minded Santa
Sam Myers: Lonesome Christmas
Robert Ward: Wouldn’t It Be a Merry Christmas
Earl King: Santa Don’t Let Me Down
Vernon Garrett: I Didn’t Get Nothin’ For Christmas
Pete Mayes: Christmas Holidays
Hot Rock Hayes: Black Christmas
James Brown: Santa Claus, Santa Claus
Otis Redding: Merry Christmas Baby
Solomon Burke: Presents For Christmas
Charles Brown: Merry Christmas Baby [excerpt]
Dr. John: Merry Christmas Baby
Little Johnnie Taylor: Please Come Home For Christmas
Huey “Piano” Smith & the Clowns: Silent Night
Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at University of Mississippi for Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
© 2007, 2019 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.