So it seems we’ve solved file-sharing problems. Hopefully the new way is working for everyone. But if you can’t get anything, leave a comment. We will at first curse at our ineptitude, then weep over the hopelessness of our efforts, but eventually we’ll muster the courage to confront life’s problems.
This comes from a seminal album here at 77 Santas, and this is one of my favorite tracks. The harmonies on this, as with most Beach Boys material from this era, are fantastic. It’s short, fast, and perfect.
No one sings this like the late, great Buck Owens—does it get any better than when Buck says “down the chimney”? I don’t think so. And there’s nothing sexier than role-playing at Christmastime.
I remember singing this in elementary school, when the entire school had an assembly for Christmastime. One section would sing, “Ho, ho, ho” and the rest would take the chorus. Since my last name ends in a V, I usually sat next to Jennifer Wagner, who smelled as though her father routinely spilled kerosene from their heater on her clothes.
This isn’t a seasonal tune, but it’s bone-achingly cold here in