Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic

Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Tag: Winter holiday songs

Johnny Nash

41-Second Christmas Song

Johnny Nash‘s 1969 Christmas album Prince of Peace turned up recently in suburban DC’s Value Village thrift shop.  Initially captivated by the groovy 3-D cover, I was even more enthralled, once I returned home with the LP and cued up the 41-second opening track — a fresh pop arrangement of

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"Christmas Time Is Here"

Claymation Christmas (Is Here)

Someone went to great effort to animate “Christmas Time Is Here” by The Heptones in this charming claymation-style video: “Christmas Time Is Here“ The Heptones (196?) * This song provokes the question – Where exactly does rocksteady end and reggae begin? * “Christmas Time Is Here” can be found on Studio

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