santa claus

A Soulful Christmas. James Brown. 1968.

This year’s Santa: James Brown, the Godfather of Soul, who died on Christmas Day 6 years ago.

Santas of Christmas Past: Paul McCartney and Wings, Blackie Lawless, Jean-Pierre Léaud and Nick Ray.

Other people who died on Christmas: W.C. Fields, Charlie Chaplin.

2 responses to “santa claus

  1. Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto was actually a pretty subdued performance from him. A great record, though!

    • chainedandperfumed

      I thought the same thing when I first heard it—that it’s subdued. I’m surprised it hasn’t gotten more airplay over the years.

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