Album of the Day
Christmas With The Everly Brothers And The Boystown Choir
The sound of Christmas is the sound of harmony, and when it comes to well-matched voices, few can beat those of Don & Phil Everly. CHRISTMAS WITH THE EVERLY BROTHERS AND THE BOYS TOWN CHOIR was the duo's sole holiday album, and as its title suggests, the 1962 Warner Bros. collection was a very reverential affair, comprised of carols and religious songs rather than the pop-rock of the pair's hits. The 33-member choir and organ appears on every track (and get two to themselves), taking the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers as close to gospel as they ever got, and the brothers excel at it. “What Child Is This?” is a showcase for Don, and “O Little Town of Bethlehem” serves that role for Phil, but beyond that the harmonizing between the two is nothing less than heavenly. If you have a taste for the traditional, you'll enjoy spending CHRISTMAS WITH THE EVERLY BROTHERS AND THE BOYS TOWN CHOIR.