“New Year’s Resolution Blues,” written by Dallas Bartley and Leo Hickman, recorded by Roy Milton and His Solid Senders in 1948.
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“Auld Lang Syne Boogie,” recorded by the jump blues band of sax player Freddie Mitchell in 1949. Rip Harrington is on piano.
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“Trim Your Tree,” a racy 1954 jump blues by Jimmy Butler.
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“How I Hate to See Christmas Come Around,” sung by Jimmy Witherspoon with orchestra. A “jump blues” recorded in 1950. The tune is also known as “Christmas Blues.” 45 more words
“Christmas Time Blues,” written and performed by Roy Milton with his band, the Solid Senders in 1950.
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“Boogie Woogie Santa Claus,” written by Leon René, recorded in 1948 by Mabel Scott. Patti Page recorded the tune as the original flip side of “Tennessee Waltz” two years later. 31 more words
“Dig That Crazy Santa Claus,” written by by Albert Johnston, Jr., Leon René, and Rafael René, recorded by Oscar McLollie & His Honeyjumpers in 1954. 56 more words