All I Want For Christmas Is You

Happy TUNEBACK TUESDAY!! With only 6 days until Christmas, I’m tuning it back to the classic holiday jam, “All I Want For Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey.

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: November 1, 1994

TRIVIA: Carey released a children’s book based on “All I Want for Christmas Is You” on November 10, 2015, which went on to sell over 750,000 copies.

See you next Tuesday!

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Santa Baby

Happy TUNEBACK TUESDAY!! With just under 2 weeks until Christmas, it’s time to tune it back to a holiday classic. Today I’m tuning it back to “Santa Baby” by the simply marvellous Eartha Kitt. Enjoy!!

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: October 2, 1953

TRIVIA: “Santa Baby” was originally recorded by Eartha Kitt with Henri René and his orchestra in New York City, in July 1953. The song was a huge hit for Kitt, and she later said that it was one of her favorite songs to record.

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Fox On The Run

Happy TUNEBACK TUESDAY!! Today I’m tuning it back to the classic ’70s hit “Fox On The Run” by Sweet. Enjoy!

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: March 1975

TRIVIA: The song appears in numerous films, including Dazed And ConfusedDetroit Rock CityWhen in RomeCatch .44, and The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard. Its inclusion in the trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 led to the song reaching number one on the iTunes Rock Chart in late 2016.

Fuchs geh’ voran is a German cover version of the song with lyrics about a literal fox being chased by hunters to sell its fur. It was released as a single in 1975 by the German rock band Scorpions as The Hunters.

See you next Tuesday!!