Alt Root Top Ten Songs of The Week
December 9, 2020
“Originally recorded in 1934, “Winter Wonderland” serves as a holiday song in the northern hemisphere. The track gets a seasonal makeover as a surf song in the hands of Nick Lowe and Los Straitjackets, landing in the #1 spot on the weekly Top Ten for Wednesday, December 9, 2020. Dallas Moore makes an Outlaw Country wish to send to Santa looking for some “Honky Tonk Holidaze” to stretch across the promised 12 days while The 40 Acre Mule see a red streak in the sky exclaiming “The Big Man’s Back in Town”. A half a century has passed since Dave Mason released his seminal album Alone Together. For the anniversary, the album gets reimagined by the man on the cover when Dave Mason releases Alone Together Again, on the list this week with “Only You Know and I Know”. Offering the title track to their upcoming (03-26-21) release, Fretland ask “Do You Think of Me” while Lucero keep love in mind when the offer the title track to their upcoming (01-29-20) release, When You Found Me. Clarksdale, Mississippi native Bluesman Christone ‘Kingfish” Ingram sings of the “Ghost from Christmas Past” while Jim Bachmann is joined by Kayla Ray for the single “Hate to See You Go” and This Frontier Needs Heroes offers a DIY on hit songwriting with “Dumb It Down” from his upcoming (01-22-20) release, Go With the Flow. For the legions of musicians sitting within the same four walls for the past ten months, The Ballroom Thieves share a seasonal sentiment with “(anywhere but) Home for the Holidays” on the weekly Top Ten for Wednesday, December 9, 2020. ”
04. The Big Man’s Back in Town – The 40 Acre Mule (single available on State Fair Records)
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