May Every Day Be Christmas

“May Ev’ry Day be Christmas,” sung by Irma Thomas with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. An interesting blend of musical traditions, since Ms. Thomas is known for R&B, the PHJB is the foremost interpreter of the earlier Hot Jazz, and the song was written by Jump Blues practitioner Louis Jordan. Here’s the original 1951 recording by the composer and his Tympany Five, with Bill Davis on the Hammond B3 organ:

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