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Holly Jolly X'masu

Feb 25, 2024

Welcome to episode 104 of Holly Jolly X'masu! In this episode, for Black History Month, I talk about the 1993 album, “Merry Christmas Wish,” by the American R&B trio, A.S.A.P.

ASAP – Merry Christmas Wish – 1993

I hope you enjoyed “Merry Christmas Wish.” I was thrilled when I found it, mainly because of how few English versions there are of these...


Feb 18, 2024

Welcome to episode 103 of Holly Jolly X'masu! In this episode, I talk about the 2009 album, “Acoustic Xmas,” by Coffee Haus.

Coffee Haus – Acoustic Xmas – 2009

I hope you enjoyed “Acoustic Xmas” as much as I did. I really like this album and will still play it all the way through when I’m in the mood.

Coffee Haus – Acoustic Xmas – Outer Cover

I’m still working to get back on...


Feb 11, 2024

Welcome to episode 102 of Holly Jolly X'masu! In this episode, I talk about Mari Yoshiko’s 1962 album, “Singing Christmas Party.”

Mari Yoshiko – Singing Christmas Party – 1962

I hope you enjoyed “Singing Christmas Party.” I’m playing catch-up after last month so I don’t have much to add here. I did manage to get a record with her version of “Toy...


Jan 31, 2024

Welcome to episode 101 of Holly Jolly X'masu! In this episode, I talk about a selection of Christmas singles from the 1990s.

Jelly Beans – Even Lies Are True With A Pure Heart – 1997

It’s been a rough month, but I’m getting this one out just under the wire. After a ridiculously hectic and restless December, I needed a little time off, so this will be the only episode I...


Dec 31, 2023

Welcome to episode 100 of Holly Jolly X'masu! In this episode, I talk about the phenomenal 1971 album, “White Christmas,” from the obscure Korean band, Last Chance.

Last Chance – White Christmas – 1971

Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe this is my 100th episode. It’s been a lot of work, but I’ve really enjoyed it. I want to thank you all...