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Christmas cheer for all!

12/23/2005 7:50 PM
Steve A.
Christmas cheer for all!
    Here's Santa Claus, direct from Graceland:  
    And for those of you with broadband, you can listen to KZSU on the web... 33 hours of blues, ending with 9 hours of Christmas blues songs:  
KZSU 90.1FM will be hosting a 24 Hour Blues Marathon beginning at midnight on Christmas Eve and run until midnight on Christmas Day.  
That begins in less than twelve short hours away! After the conclusion of this 24 hour Blues extravaganza, the Byrd of Paradise will be spinning nine hours of the finest Christmas Blues vinyl known  
to man.
Steve Ahola
12/24/2005 12:03 AM
Mark Lavelle

Good stuff, Steve!  
Merry Christmas to you, too, and to all the folks at Ampage (or anywhere else, for that matter).  
I think I'll go spin my Los Straitjackets Christmas CD now — I'm still figuring out the melody of "The Christmas Song" (chestnuts roasting, etc.) on the sax...
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12/24/2005 8:01 AM
Steve Dallman

Time to whip out my favorite Christmas album, James Brown's excellent, "Santa's Got A Brand New Bag."  
Merry Christmas to all!
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