“Just A Little Heat” by The Black Keys

Although not technically a Christmas song, this song is still highly appropriate for all those of us who’ve soldiered through a crushingly cold Canadian winter. Continue reading


“Christmas Tears” by Freddie King

Freddie King knows the pain that the holidays can bring. Continue reading

“Santa” by Lightnin’ Hopkins

Here’s another great, little-heard entry into the Christmas song canon, by the amazing Lightnin’ Hopkins. Continue reading

“Christmas Blues” by Canned Heat

If you’re getting sick of hearing endless versions of “Last Christmas” and that Bieber/Carey abomination, then Canned Heat have got you covered. Continue reading

“Silent Night” by The Kills

Santa rides in the sidecar when the Krampus rolls into town...

This is one of the best Christmas covers I’ve heard in a while. Continue reading