Retro-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 Track List:
- 8 Days of Hannukah
- Ain’t No Chimneys in the Projects
- White Christmas
- Just Another Christmas Song
- Silent Night
- Big Bulbs
- Please Come Home for Christmas
- Funky Little Drummer Boy
- Silver Bells
- World of Love
- God Rest Ye Merry Gents