Nights at the Roundtable (Christmas Edition) with Tirez Tirez and a track off the IRS Christmas Sampler from 1987 - "Christmas Time And You (Let's put the X back in Z-mas)".
December 17, 2011

Mikel Rouse - formerly of Tirez Tirez.

With 8 days until Christmas (7 if you don't want to count Christmas day), it's getting about that time to get into the spirit of things and toss some Christmas music on the Roundtable.

Tonight it's by way of a sampler the late/great IRS Records put out in 1987 called Just In Time For Christmas, and I will most likely be featuring a lot of these tracks between now and the 25th because I don't think this little seven track sampler has been reissued anywhere and there's some pretty good stuff on it.

Like this one from Tirez Tirez. Christmas Time And You (Let's Put The X Back In X-mas) isn't one of those beat-you-over-the-nose-with-a-tire iron type Christmas songs. It's actually a great song and right up your alley if you want to get into the spirit but don't want to get all mental about it.

Like our Christmases, we like low-key - and this track nails it.

More tomorrow.

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