Mood Indigo 59: Christmas Blues

Leslie Keros is playing holiday music with co-host Bill Dahl providing historical continuity for a program of tunes by the Lionel Hampton Orchestra with Sonny Parker, Ramsey Lewis, Eric Reed, Freddie King, Nicole Henry, Lou Rawls, Dave McKenna, James Brown, Solomon Burke, Rufus Thomas, Lowell Fulson, Jesse Thomas, Roy Milton & His Solid Senders, Harry Allen, B.B. King, and The Drifters.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, December 21, 2016 [LKMI- 0059]


Lionel Hampton Orchestra with Sonny Parker: Merry Christmas Baby

Ramsey Lewis: Christmas Blues

Eric Reed: Christmas Blues

Freddie King: Christmas Tears

Nicole Henry: Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

Lou Rawls: Christmas Will Really Be Christmas

Dave McKenna: An Eggnog, Some Mistletoe And You

James Brown: Merry Christmas I Love You

Solomon Burke: Presents For Christmas

Rufus Thomas: I’ll Be Your Santa Baby

Lowell Fulson: Lonesome Christmas (Part 1)

Jesse Thomas: Christmas Celebration

Roy Milton & His Solid Senders: New Year’s Resolutions

Harry Allen: Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

B.B. King: Back Door Santa

The Drifters: White Christmas



Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam


© 2017 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.