Happy Holidays From Everyone At The B-Town Blog!
We’ll be taking some time off to spend the holidays with our families and friends, but we’d like to first wish everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Happy Kwanzaa, Festivus, Boxing Day, Solstice, Isaac Newton’s birthday and any other early winter celebrations we may have overlooked!
To celebrate, here’s an obscure holiday song from one of our favorite Northwest artists of all time – “Happy Santa Claus” by Billy Rancher and the Unreal Gods.
If you’ve never heard of Billy and Co., they were a hot new wave/rockabilly/ska/boomchuck band from Portland in the 80s.
They were going to be “the next big thing,” until Billy tragically died of lymphoma in 1986 at age 29:
On that note, we’re actively looking for local indie music to feature on our new Internet Radio Station – if you know any Northwest artists (any genre), have access to tracks (MP3 or CD), or have ideas on who we should feature, please email us!