Genuine Houserockin' Christmas

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All Music Guide - Campbell
Genuine Houserockin' Christmas is a 16-track compilation of newly recorded holiday tunes sampling the roster of Alligator Records. These tunes capture several Chicago blues, modern soul, and zydeco artists including Koko Taylor, Lonnie Brooks, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials, Coco Montoya, C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band, Saffire - The Uppity Blues Women, Little Charlie & the Nightcats, and Roomful of Blues. These are new Christmas tunes; you won't find "White Christmas," "The Christmas Song," or even "Merry Christmas Baby." This set is sure to become a staple for listeners seeking an alternative to traditional holiday ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
Genuine Houserockin' Christmas is a 16-track compilation of newly recorded holiday tunes sampling the roster of Alligator Records. These tunes capture several Chicago blues, modern soul, and zydeco artists including Koko Taylor, Lonnie Brooks, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials, Coco Montoya, C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band, Saffire - The Uppity Blues Women, Little Charlie & the Nightcats, and Roomful of Blues. These are new Christmas tunes; you won't find "White Christmas," "The Christmas Song," or even "Merry Christmas Baby." This set is sure to become a staple for listeners seeking an alternative to traditional holiday fare.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/16/2003
  • Label: Alligator Records
  • UPC: 014551920229
  • Catalog Number: 519202
  • Sales rank: 277,781

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Have You Heard the News? (4:44)
  2. 2 Christmas Train (3:36)
  3. 3 Christmas Snow (3:59)
  4. 4 Christmas Time - Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials (3:38)
  5. 5 Stay a Little Longer, Santa (4:23)
  6. 6 Back Door Santa (3:05)
  7. 7 Christmas Party (3:53)
  8. 8 Zydeco Christmas - C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band (3:25)
  9. 9 Christmas Day Blues (3:10)
  10. 10 Christmas Fais Do Do - Marcia Ball (3:15)
  11. 11 Santa Claus, Do You Ever Get the Blues? (3:23)
  12. 12 Really Been Good This Year - Saffire -- The Uppity Blues Women (3:28)
  13. 13 All I Want for Christmas (Is to Be With You) (4:56)
  14. 14 A Bluesman's Christmas (4:28)
  15. 15 It's Christmas Time Again (Spend, Spend, Spend) (3:13)
  16. 16 Fattening Up the Turkey (3:42)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Marcia Ball Piano, Vocals
Lonnie Brooks Guitar, Vocals
Koko Taylor Vocals
Dave Hole Guitar, Vocals
John Hahn Percussion
Gaye Adegbalola Guitar, Vocals
Little Charlie Baty Guitar
Carey Bell Harmonica, Vocals
John Cephas Guitar, Vocals
C.J. Chenier Percussion, Accordion, Vocals
W.C. Clark Guitar, Vocals
Popsy Dixon Drums, Vocals
Bob Enos Trumpet
Rick Estrin Harmonica, Vocals
Mike Garrett Guitar
Johnny B. Gayden Bass
Richard Gibbs Piano
Glenna Griffin Bass
Brad Hallen Bass
Barry Harrison Drums
Willie Hayes Drums
Sherman Holmes Bass, Vocals
Wendell Holmes Guitar, Hammond Organ, Vocals
Vasti Jackson Guitar
Criss Johnson Bass, Guitar
Gerald Johnson Bass
Gregory Jones Percussion
Mark "Kaz" Kazanoff Tenor Saxophone
Rich Lataille Alto Saxophone
Danny Levin Fiddle
Kelly Littleton Drums
Coco Montoya Guitar, Vocals
Arthur Neilson Guitar
Derek O'Brien Guitar
Riley Osborne Keyboards
Bob Patient Keyboards
Anthony Patler Keyboards
Ann Rabson Piano, Vocals
Catherine Russell Tambourine, Vocals
Ken Saydak Piano
Lee Spath Drums
Chris Vachon Guitar
Phil Wiggins Harmonica
Lil' Ed Williams Guitar, Vocals
Bradley Jaye Williams Accordion
Ernest Williamson Organ
Ronnie Baker Brooks Guitar, Percussion
Casper Rawls Guitar
Mark DuFresne Vocals
Larry Fulcher Bass
Shemekia Copeland Vocals
Andra Faye Mandolin, Vocals
Alan Mirikitani Guitar
Kevin Smith Bass
James "Pookie" Young Bass
Michael Burks Guitar, Vocals
Mark Earley Baritone Saxophone
Alfred James Percussion, Rubboard
Jason Langley Bass
John H.R. Mills Baritone Saxophone
Roy Daniel Bass
Gary Slechta Trumpet
Mike Rodbard Drums
Kriss T. Johnson Jr. Drums
David Smith Bass
David Miller Bass
Jason Corbiere Drums
Mark Stevens Keyboards
Tim Betts Guitar
Wayne Baker Brooks Guitar
Daryl Coutts Organ
Ric Eastman Drums
Lorenzo Farrell Bass
Rob Hooper Drums
Christopher "Katt" Lee Percussion, Drums, Vocals
Jay Hansen Drums
Jason Ladanye Keyboards
Steve Potts Drums
Barry "Frosty" Smith Drums
Technical Credits
Marcia Ball Composer
Lonnie Brooks Composer
Saffire -- The Uppity Blues Women Producer
Koko Taylor Composer, Producer
Clarence Carter Composer
Dave Hole Composer, Producer
John Hahn Producer
Blaise Barton Engineer
John Cephas Composer
Little Charlie & the Nightcats Producer
C.J. Chenier Composer, Producer
W.C. Clark Arranger, Composer, Producer
Marcus Daniel Composer
Rick Estrin Composer
Jim Gaines Producer
Jerry Hall Engineer
Bruce Iglauer Composer, Producer, Executive Producer
Criss Johnson Producer
Mark "Kaz" Kazanoff Arranger, Composer, Producer, Horn Arrangements
Marty Lester Engineer
Coco Montoya Producer
Ann Rabson Composer
Jim Robeson Engineer
Stuart Sullivan Engineer
Chris Vachon Composer, Producer
John Villani Engineer
Dennis Walker Composer
Lil' Ed Williams Composer
Popa Chubby Producer, Engineer
Ronnie Baker Brooks Arranger, Composer, Producer
Jason Latshaw Engineer
Rick Barnes Engineer
Michael Trossman Logo
Shemekia Copeland Composer
Alan Mirikitani Engineer
Joe Johnson Engineer
Chris Murphy Engineer
James "Pookie" Young Composer
Michael Burks Producer
Joe "Flip" Wilson Producer
A.J. Bautista Mastering
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