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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Play Some New Old Soul for the Holidays

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: It’s a Holiday Soul PartyRetro-soul group Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings has put its own twist on the holidays with its new album, It’s a Holiday Soul Party.

The group, led by bass player, primary songwriter, and producer Bosco Mann (real name Gabriel Roth) melds original and traditional holiday tunes.

One of the originals has been floating around in the band’s repertoire for years — “Ain’t No Chimneys In The Projects”:

It’s a Holiday Soul Party is available on CD, vinyl (including festive red vinyl) and as a digital download (iTunes and Amazon MP3).

It’s a Holiday Soul Party Track List:

  1. 8 Days of Hannukah
  2. Ain’t No Chimneys in the Projects
  3. White Christmas
  4. Just Another Christmas Song
  5. Silent Night
  6. Big Bulbs
  7. Please Come Home for Christmas
  8. Funky Little Drummer Boy
  9. Silver Bells
  10. World of Love
  11. God Rest Ye Merry Gents

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John Thisdell

John Thisdell

I caught these guys and sat in on a workshop with them back in September. Great Band, as in they really played together.