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6 Favorite Downloads from the MP3 Blogosphere
The Miner knows you'd rather stick a moray eel in your ear than hear one more Xmas hummable. But here's the thing: Seasonal music doesn't have to be a pain in the cochlea. Avail yourself of any of the Santa-specific items offered below and you're guaranteed a merrier derriere, which you'll be shaking double-time through New Year's.
[Here's your last chance to get in on the Mining the Audio Motherlode Readers' Choice selections. Go through every downloads posted in 2009 (see all 46 volumes in one long continuous post, go here) then either e-mail me your lists of faves or just leave them in the comments below and I will compile them into a Top Five, to be posted along with the Miner's Top Five picks.]
Various ~ "Soul Santa by JBX"
(Web page: Daptone Jukebox)
Various ~ "Christmas Stylee: Sir Coxsone Family Album"
(Blog: You & Me on a Jamboree)
Various ~ "A Million Dollar$ Worth of Christmas Doo-Wop"
(Blog: Jean's Music Blog)
From the compilation: Cowboy Santa Claus (mp3) by Bill Lacey & Group
¡Merry Sí Sí!
Various ~ "Navidad en Cuba"
(Blog: L'Ostia Latin Jazz)
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