FOF #2922 - Incredibly Strange Christmas Music 2020, Vol. 11 - Christmas Boogaloo Dec. 23, 2020

from Feast of Fun: Gay Talk Show· ·

No holiday puts it all out there like Christmas! When people from all kinds of cultures and traditions come together, the food, music and celebrations regardless of who you are can be marvelous. Today we wrap up our sixteenth season of podcasting with our holiday celebration: “Incredibly Strange Christmas Music, Vol.11”- wonderfully weird songs we think deserve a spot on your playlist this year. Listen as we dive into Pete Rodriguez, the godfather of Latin Boogaloo music, a fusion of soul, rhythm & blues and Caribbean music that captivated Harlem dance halls in the 60s and 70s and changed the …



No holiday puts it all out there like Christmas! When people from all kinds of cultures and traditions come together, the food, music and celebrations regardless of who you are can be marvelous.

Today we wrap up our sixteenth season of podcasting with our holiday celebration: “Incredibly Strange Christmas Music, Vol.11”- wonderfully weird songs we think deserve a spot on your playlist this year.

Listen as we dive into Pete Rodriguez, the godfather of Latin Boogaloo music, a fusion of soul, rhythm & blues and Caribbean music that captivated Harlem dance halls in the 60s and 70s and changed the musical landscape forever.

Plus--

➤ All new drag queen Christmas songs from Lady Bunny, Jinkx Monsoon and BenDelaCreme.

➤ How Richard O’Brien wrote the Rocky Horror Show over Christmas and the release of of the 45 “Merry Christmas Baby” with the flip side song “Eddy’s Teddy” that he recorded with his then-wife Kimi, who also played one of the Transylvanians in the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

➤ Bea Arthur’s “Life Day” song she sings to the boozehounds in the Star Wars Holiday Special.

➤ Liberace helps to desegregate the south by popularizing the steel drum music of Trinidad.