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December Playlist: Happy Birthday Baby Jesus 2017

Bringing out the Christmas trappings early actually felt like a necessity this year. Hope you dig the mix.

  1. Happy Holiday – Enuff Z’Nuff
  2. Christmas Song – Gilbert O’Sullivan
  3. Black Christmas – The Harlem Children’s Chorus
  4. Christmas Was a Friend Of Mine – Fay Lovsky
  5. Christmas Will Be Just Another Lonely Day – Brenda Lee
  6. Christmas Is Now Drawinig Near At Hand – James Elkington
  7. Silent Night – CAN
  8. Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (Fireside Version) – Holy Ghost & Classixx
  9. Jingle Bells – Brooklyn Attractors
  10. Drink Ah Rum – Lord Kitchener
  11. Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – Grover Washington, JR.
  12. Winter Wonderland – The Avalanches
  13. Hey Mr. Christmas – Showaddywaddy
  14. Carolling & Crumpets – John Kirkpatrick
  15. Carol of the Bells – Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra
  16. Dead by Xmas – Hanoi Rocks
  17. The Christmas Song – Larry Carlton
  18. It’s Christmas Time – The Qualities
  19. My Christmas Dream – Trashcan Sinatras
  20. Bedding Down Post-Xmastime – Cass McCombs
  21. Christmas Is Now Drawing Near – Coil
  22. Taking Down the Tree – Tracey Thorn
  23. Riu Riu Chiu – The Monkees

You can find my other mixes on http://hbbj.holiday/ Enjoy!

An Imaginative Festival of Lessons and Carols

A yearly Christmas pleasure is King’s College at Cambridge’s famous Festival of Lessons and Carols on Christmas Eve, nine lessons and nine carols with a beautiful choir and traditional music. For those who just can’t wait, here’s a bit of the rationale of the King’s College service, followed by an Mbird-friendly, fresh and down-to-earth spinoff to tide […]

From The New Yorker: Obesity, the Bondage of the Will and Antinomianism

From an article reviewing a few recent books on obesity: …The elasticity of the human appetite is the subject of Brian Wansink’s “Mindless Eating” (2006). Wansink is the director of Cornell University’s Food and Brand Lab, and he has performed all sorts of experiments to test how much people will eat under varying circumstances. These […]