Track List

Let Me Hang My Mistletoe

Jesus’ Birthday


Merry Christmas

Sharing Christmas With You

Snowing In The East On Christmas

Whatcha Gonna Bring Me


New Year

Joseph - Merry Christmas To You (LP - Gold Vinyl)
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Record Label: Numero Group

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Joseph Washington Jr.’s 1983 holiday LP puts a soulful, funky, suave ribbon on nine frosty Christmas cuts. In that season of music’s traditional descent into threadbare schmaltz, Merry Christmas to You restores joy and wonder to a blizzard of bland. Under this tree, find undiscovered classics for our cynical age: the buoyant “Jesus’ Birthday,” the hot and bothered soul of “Merry Christmas,” the ridiculously catchy wallet-opener “Shopping.” The world of records produces just a precious few yuletide keepers: Spector’s A Christmas Gift for You; Fahey’s The New Possibility; Guaraldi’s indelible Charlie Brown Christmas. Down another nog and file Joseph Washington Jr. comfortably next to those.