Extracts of Blagg's football blogs as he follows West Ham United and England through the usual series of near disasters.

Featuring links to the Annual Billy Blagg Advent Calendar of Christmas Songs.

Also featuring guest appearances by 'Captain Olympic'.

Sunday, 11 December 2011

Day 10 - 'Christmas Must Be Tonight' - The Band

This gorgeous song from the pen of Robbie Robertson, finds Dylan's erstwhile companions in a comfortably religious mood. Beautifully restrained organ and - as you'd expect - top musicianship in a song that comes from their 1977 'Islands' album. I only heard this for the first time last year but I guess I was too busy pogoing and gobbing when it came out...

Listen to it here: Christmas Must Be Tonight

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