John Soss and vocalist Lucy Smith: The nature of great Christmas tunes

Nocturnal Journal with Dave Hoekstra
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Dave Hoekstra visits with Christmas music collector John Soss and jazz vocalist Lucy Smith for a conversation on the music of the season.  They talk about what makes a “good” Christmas song and the importance of “corny” peace and love messages in tumultuous times; Soss shares some rare tunes from Nick Lowe and Bill Withers, Smith talks about selecting songs for her independent release “Singing Christmas” and more.


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