Christmas Gonzo Style - (Import CD)
Jerry Jeff Walker
Discovery Miles 2 070
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- Rock & Pop
- Jerry Jeff Walker
- Jerry Jeff Walker; Lloyd Maines
- Christmas Gonzo Style
Personnel: Jerry Jeff Walker, Django Walker (vocals); John Inmon (guitar); Lloyd Maines (pedal steel guitar); Mary Hattersley (fiddle); Riley Osbourne (keyboards); Bob Livingston (bass); Fred Krc (drums).
Personnel: Jerry Jeff Walker (vocals, guitar); John Ihmon (vocals, guitar); Freddie "Steady" Krc (vocals, drums); Django Walker, Leeann Atherton, Bob Livingston, Layton DePenning (vocals); John Inmon, Lloyd Maines (guitar); Mary Hattersley (fiddle); Riley Osborne (keyboards).
Liner Note Author: Jerry Jeff Walker.
Recording information: Cedar Creek Studios, Austin, TX (05/1994).
Photographer: Wyatt McSpadden.
This is more laid-back than gonzo, but it's still a highly diverting set of holiday standards. Some of the songs are done Western swing style, which works particularly well on "Jingle Bells."
But with the exception of a medley of "Here Comes Santa Claus/Up on the Rooftop", which gets a nice Bo Diddley treatment, and what must be the most overtly rocked-out version of "Jingle Bell Rock" ever recorded, just about everything else is done as straight pop, with Walker practically crooning. Walker's son Django provides guest vocals on "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" (he doesn't actually sing, but gets into the spirit nevertheless).
- Country of Origin
- Ryko Distribution
- Studio / Live
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] I'll Be Home for Christmas
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] White Christmas
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Christmas Song, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Medley: Here Comes Santa Claus/Up on the Housetop
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Jingle Bells
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Walking in a Winter Wonderland
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Frosty the Snowman
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Jingle Bell Rock
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Twelve Days of Christmas, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] We Wish You a Merry Christmas
- 33m 2s
- Video Disabled
- Fred Remmert
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