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Last Month Of The Year

LP (Item 446343) Capitol, Mid 60s — Condition: Used

A goofy cover, but a surprisingly great Christmas album – fresher than most from the time, and filled with unusual tunes! The trio nicely get past the usual Christmas standards on most of these numbers – and present a number of older traditional tunes in a new 60s folk sort of mode – one cast in acoustic guitar and warmer harmonies, sung with the same good spirits you might know from the group's bigger hits. Titles include "Sing We Noel", "Mary Mild", "Bye Bye Thou Little Tiny Child", "Goodnight My Baby", "Go Where I Send Thee", and "A Round About Christmas". (Mono pressing.)  © 1996-2018, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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Additional Marks & Notes

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