The Kinks / Father Christmas

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[Warning: this post contains indecorous humor!]

Sod off Santa!!!!

Perennial winter wanker Ol’ Saint Nick the wick catches a superb slagging by Sir Ray on this cheeky Kinks Christmas classic.

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Amid Dave's signature power chord riffage, glockenspiel and plinkery by way of John "The Baptist" Gosling, and Mick Avory's little drummer boy rolls, that’s wide-eyed session ace bassist Andy Pyle – who was never an official band member - thumping Leo Fender's newly minted MusicMan Stingray on the original '77 video clip seen here:

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Happy Chrimbo everyone!       

Thomas SemioliComment