Christmas 45's To Get You In The Holiday Spirit

by Administrator 20. December 2018 09:34

Ahhhh, the holiday season. Everyone seems to be a little bit happier, we’re hopeful it snows, and we get to listen to our favorite Christmas tunes.

Do you ever turn on the radio and feel like you’re hearing the same ol’ songs? Us too. That’s why we’ve pulled out some of our less-commercial favorites to spin this year.


Little Jimmy Thomas-Deck the Halls (Fa La La La La)/Jimmy’s Christmas

 Little Jimmy Thomas Christmas 45

Label Owners: Shad O’Shay (?). Cincinnati, Ohio (3 records on official label, all released in 1964)

A Side: Deck the Halls (Fa La La La La)

B Side: Jimmy’s Christmas

The funky deck the halls track is fit for any holiday gathering. It makes you want to get up and dance, to fully enjoy the holiday season. It’s a unique take on the song. On side B, you’ll have to order the record to listen! You won’t find any sound clips online.

Sound Clip (deck the halls) and Order Information


Poets-Merry Christmas Baby/I’m Stuck On You

 Poets-Christmas 45

Label Owners: George Goldner, Jerry Leiber & Mike Stroller. New York, NY. 1964-1967

A Side: Merry Christmas Baby

B Side: I’m Stuck On You

Slightly upbeat, soulful, joyous, loving. This record has everything you want in a couple of Christmas songs. Sit back and enjoy!

Sound Clips and Order Information


Arlington Sylvester-A Christmas Carol/Crescent Legacy-I’m Gonna Miss You

 Arlington Sylvester and Crescent Legacy Christmas 45

Label: 1432 N. Broad St, New Orleans, LA (Just 2 records released on Brou-Larch Inds. Label. Both in 1972 according to

A Side: Arlington Sylvester-Merry Christmas Baby

B Side: Crescent Legacy-I’m Gonna Miss You

Not all Christmas songs need to be booming with joy. A Christmas Carol makes gives a bit of a somber and reflective feeling. On the other hand, I’m gonna Miss You is funky and enjoyable to listen to. The subject matter however, offers a hint of sadness.

Sound Clips and Order Information


Whether you’re listening to 45’s, or the commercial classics, Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday’s from us to you. We truly appreciate you taking the time to read, and listen with us. We hope that 2019 brings you health and happiness, and more music! Thank you!


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