THE ALLIGATOR RECORDS CHRISTMAS COLLECTION TO BE ISSUED ON VINYL LP FOR THE FIRST TIME ON OCTOBER 6, 2023
All Tracks Remastered Under The Supervision Of The Original Producer, Alligator Founder Bruce Iglauer
"Superb, original tinsel-sprinkled blues" —Blues & Rhythm (UK)
"Entertaining and rollicking....a rare Christmas blues album." —AllMusic.com
Alligator Records has set an October 6 street date for the timeless blues holiday classic, The Alligator Records Christmas Collection. The album, originally released on CD only in 1992, will be available on LP (red opaque vinyl) for the first time ever. The new LP has been remastered under the supervision of Alligator founder and president Bruce Iglauer. The original CD has sold over 90,000 copies.
The Alligator Records Christmas Collection features music recorded specifically for the album by 14 of the label's greatest artists. Songs include instant favorites by Koko Taylor, Lonnie Brooks, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Kenny Neal, William Clarke, Little Charlie & The Nightcats, Saffire-The Uppity Blues Women, Katie Webster. Charles Brown, Charlie Musselwhite, Elvin Bishop, Son Seals and Tinsley Ellis.
THE ALLIGATOR RECORDS CHRISTMAS COLLECTION
Koko Taylor - Merry, Merry Christmas
Kenny Neal - Christmas Time In The Country
Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials - I'm Your Santa
Katie Webster - Deck The Halls With Boogie Woogie
William Clarke - Please Let Me Be Your Santa Claus
Tinsley Ellis - Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin'
Charles Brown - Boogie Woogie Santa Claus
Son Seals - Lonesome Christmas
Lonnie Brooks - Christmas On The Bayou
Little Charlie And The Nightcats - Santa Claus
Elvin Bishop - The Little Drummer Boy
Saffire—The Uppity Blues Women - One Parent Christmas
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown - Christmas
Charlie Musselwhite - Silent Night