Ok, so it might be more than a couple of tunes a day….
Moving swiftly on to the other side of the pond, some New Yawkers Christmas tuneage:
Hearing that, I can’t help but think that the lead singer of New York band The Strokes was in some way trying to emulate the lead singer of New York band The Ramones:
Whilst it was released a good few years after The Ramones worked with loaded gun-toting Leo Sayer tribute act Phil Spector, you can’t help but think there’s more than a nod here to this:
I could literally post about a dozen versions of that, but I’ll spare you. For now.
Next, just to get us back on the New York tip, a free download which I don’t have to feel guilty about posting:
And to round things up, a track from the 1987 charidee album “A Very Special Christmas”: