Joseph Washington, Jr. – Merry Christmas To You From Joseph - New Vinyl Lp 2018 Numero Group (Chicago, IL) Limited Reissue on Metallic Gold Vinyl - Holiday / Funk / Soul
Street Date: 11/16/18
Joseph Washington Jr.'s 1983 holiday LP putsa soulful, funky, suave ribbon on nine frostyChristmas cuts. In that season of music'straditional descent into threadbare schmaltz,Merry Christmas to You restores joy andwonder to a blizzard of bland. Under thistree, find undiscovered classics for our cynicalage: the buoyant "Jesus’ Birthday," the hotand bothered soul of "Merry Christmas," theridiculously catchy wallet-opener "Shopping."The world of records produces just a preciousfew yuletide keepers: Spector's A ChristmasGift for You; Fahey's The New Possibility;Guaraldi's indelible Charlie Brown Christmas.Down another nog and file Joseph WashingtonJr. comfortably next to those.All copies on Metallic Gold colored vinyl.
|A1||Let Me Hang My Mistletoe|
|B1||Sharing Christmas With You|
|B2||Snowing in the East on Christmas|
|B3||Whatcha Gonna Bring Me|