Tuesday, December 31, 2019

A Bit More Organ

Another one that I found in the pile that I meant to share earlier, this organ record was produced by Yamaha in the Canadian market. Canada seems to be a common thread running through a lot of posts this season, doesn't it? Maybe that's just me...  Anyhow, this is similar to earlier shares that were brought to you by a company to feature it's machines' best attributes. And certainly that's what you get here. For your New Year's Eve morning, this is Rodger Niznik, Dave Mitchell & Ron Grecco-Christmas Presents (AKA Christmas Presents From) (Rieki Sound For Yamaha (Canada) MBS 0014, Stereo, 1975).

1. Jingle Bells
2. What Child Is This?
3. O, Holy Night
4. White Christmas
5. I'll Be Home For Christmas
6. Winter Wonderland
7. Sleigh Ride
8. Silver Bells
9. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
10. The Christmas Song
11. Carol Medley: (a) O, Come All Ye Faithful (b) It Came Upon A Midnight Clear (c) Hark The Herald Angels Sing



barba said...

i first heard of yamaha in 1964. it had yet to make inroads into musical instrument market (at least where i was); what they were selling were motorcycles. and doing a good job of it. hardcore bikers generally didn’t want to be seen near a japanese motorcycle. but there was no getting around the fact that their products were superior to any of their american counterparts. and they had a great radio jingle, capitalizing on the sudden popularity of the beatles. only two short lines of lyrics, but they were memorable:

i wanna hold your handlebahhh

humanebean said...

Love to see some Canadian Xmas music making inroads. My family tree branches emigrated to America through the Maritimes, and I often feel that similar experiencse are overlooked or minimized by many, thinking of their heritage as more directly linked to the more prominent countries of origin (Ireland, England, France, etc.) I digress, but thanks Ernie!

gimpiero said...


Brad R-M said...

Finally listening to this one and dang I love the cheesy jazziness (or jazzy cheesiness)...