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Christmas Mixtape 2014

Here's our Christmas 2014 mixtape, culled from the outer reaches of my record collection.  Some of these songs you'll know, some you may not, some are absolute classics, and some will definitely test your patience.  Enjoy!   Christmas At The South Pole by Southrecordshop on Mixcloud   Tracklist: 1. O' Little Town of Bethlehem - John Fahey 2. Linus & Lucy - Vince Guaraldi Trio 3. Santa Claus Goes Modern - Yo La Tengo 4. That's What I Want For Christmas - Holly Golightly 5. It's Christmas, Let's Be Glad! - Sufjan Stevens 6. We Wish You A Merry Christmas - Booker T & The MG's 7. Merry Christmas, I Love You - James Brown 8. Presents For Christmas -...

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Barrence Whitfield & The Savages

A little later than planned, but here's a video of Barrence Whitfield & The Savages playing our first ever in-store captured by Agency Southend Not only is it pretty amazing that Barrence and his Savages played here, them being one of my favourite bands and all, but the guitarist Peter Greenberg and the bass player Phil Lenker were both in seminal Boston punk band The Lyres!  They both seemed a little confused that somebody from Essex, who's never set foot in Boston, firstly knew their first band so well and was a little awestruck to meet them.  I made Peter have his photo taken with me after their gig that night, much to his bemusement.  Neither of us look good...

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