Monday, December 20, 2010

THE SIXTH TUNE OF CHRISTMAS


Christmas songs aren't typically known for being romantic and sensual but that changed with The Carpenters. This original song, written by Richard Carpenter and Frank Pooler which features a beautifully touching vocal by Karen Carpenter, is the group at their very best.

"Merry Christmas, Darling" - The Carpenters (1970)

ABSENT FACES IN POP MUSIC

I had read a interesting article recently in the Los Angeles Times about the difficulties of a new generation of Black female singers being...