Various – Bronze Christmas


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Back in the day that the term ‘bronze’ was used in the USA to describe African Americans. In other words, it was a synonym of negro, black, sepia, colored etcetera. After trying all this names, I titled this collection ‘Bronze Christmas’ because ‘Black Christmas’ was too obvious and has baan largely used for many similar projects. Aftershort research I even found a horror movie of the same title, so I decided to call this album ‘Bronze Christmas’ to avoid any possible misunderstanding. Nevertheless, this compilation is alla bout ‘Black Christmas’ and black folks singing about Christmas, New Year’s Eve and all that jazz. I selected some of my favouritetunes by ‘bronze’ artists guaranteed to make your Christmasmaybe a little white but merrie rand with a whole lot of extra soul. …
The Mojo Man

Track Listing:
Sugar 'Chile' Robinson: 1. Christmas Boogie -   The Marquees: 2. Santa Done Got Hip -   The Twistin' Kings: 3. Christmas Twist -   Little Willie Littlefield: 4. Merry Xmas -   Chuck Berry: 5. Run Rudolph Run -   Leroy Carr: 6. Christmas In Jail, Ain't That A Pain -   Smokey Hogg: 7. My Christmas Baby -   Huey Piano Smith & Orchestra: 8. Rock & Roll Santa Claus -   Johnny Otis Orchestra with Lem Tally: 9. Happy New Year Baby -   Frank Cosmo: 10. Merry Christmas -   Johnny Moore's Blazers with Frankie Ervin: 11. Christmas Eve Baby -   Hank Ballard & The Midnighters: 12. Christmas Time For Everyone But Me -   Jimmy McCracklin: 13. Christmas Time Part 1 -   Harry Crafton: 14. Bring That Cadillac Back -   Louis Armstrong: 15. Christmas Night In Harlem -   Jackson Trio: 16. Jingle Bell Hop -   Jimmy Witherspoon: 17. Christmas Blues -   The Pilgrim Travelers: 18. I'll Be Home For Christmas -   Louis Armstrong and The Commanders: 19. Cool Yule -   Ella Fitzgerald: 20. Jingle Bells -   Freddie Mitchell Orchestra: 21. Auld Lang Syne Boogie -   Big John Greer: 22. Wait Til' After Christmas -   Big Bud: 23. Rock Around The Christmas Tree -   J.B. Summers with Doc Bagby Orchestra: 24. I Want A Present For Christmas -   The Mills Brothers: 25. Here Comes Santa Claus -   Jimmy Charles: 26. Christmasville U.S.A. -   Larry Darnell: 27. Christmas Blues -   Bobby & Boobie: 28. Cool Cool Christmas -