Bring That Beat Back: Gift Wrap Christmas Mix

gift-wrap_800A bunch of years ago, I did a mix to commemorate my December residency over at The Ace Hotel in NYC. Gift Wrap is a funk filled holiday jam with everyone from Bootsy Collins to John Holt to Carla Thomas to Busy Boys and more. I figured I would resurrect this thing again for 2016 in case some of you haven’t heard it. It’s something to play while you are opening gifts, trimming the tree, drinking spiked egg nog, or watching the yule log burn bright. We hope you enjoy listening to it as much as we did making it. It’s a good mix of funk, soul, hip hop, and reggae getting down for Old Saint Nick. Santa’s got a bag of soul and much, much more.

Check out the track list below

Xmas Intro
Bootsy Collins – Winter Funky Land
James Brown – Santa Claus Goes Straight To The Ghetto
Zapp & Roger – Please Come Home For Christmas
Lee Scratch Perry And Sandra Robinson – Merry Christmas
The Aggrovators – Santa Claus Dub
Al Green – Winter Wonderland
Snoop Dogg Feat Daz Dillinger, Nate Dogg, Tray Dee And Bad Azz – Santa Claus Goes Straight To The Ghetto
John Lee Hooker – Blues For Christmas
Binky Griptite – Stone Soul Christmas
John Holt – Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
Dinah Washington – Silent Night (Brazilian Girls Remix)
Soul Saints Orchestra – Santa’s Got A Bag Of Soul
Clarence Carter – Back Door Santa
Run DMC – Christmas In Hollis
Busy Boys – Funky Fresh Christmas
Otis Redding – Merry Christmas Baby
Electric Jungle – Funky, Funky Christmas
Freddy Mcgregor – Feliz Navidad
Kurtis Blow – Christmas Rappin’
Carla Thomas – Gee Whiz Its Christmas
The Emotions – Black Christmas
Michigan And Smiley – Drummer Boy
Eek-a-Mouse – Christmas A Come
Xmas Outro

Have a Merry One from ours to yours!

Keep Diggin’!

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