Christmas Alphabet : A for Aaron Neville, 5 Blind Boys of Alabama & W H Auden

Home.

Home.

Home.

A drumbeat from the heart urging you back Home for Christmas.

For Aaron Neville Home is in Louisiana and he hymns it royally.

Wherever the Home that calls to your heart is I hope you make it there for Christmas.

Now for some mighty, mighty testifying from The Five Blind Boys of Alabama.

Tom Waits, a notable Jukebox favourite, adds his unmistakeable golden tones to add even more piquancy.

Go Tell It!

W. H. Auden was unquestionably a great Poet who combined enormous technical accomplishment with searching intelligence and wit.

When Auden speaks we do well to listen and reflect.

 

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21 thoughts on “Christmas Alphabet : A for Aaron Neville, 5 Blind Boys of Alabama & W H Auden

  1. Enjoyed Aaron’s jaunty homedown Christmas song Thom, and that haunting declaration from The Blind Boys – somebody should make a video to go with it! Not sure about the Auden (Owden ?) – well-intentioned no doubt but the reading was too pacy, colloquialised and undramatic for my fastidious tastes…

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