Huey "Piano" Smith Deemed "Naughty" in 1962

[Updated] When asked for Christmas music recommendations, my go-to album is Huey “Piano” Smith and the Clowns’ Twas the Night Before Christmas, their 1962 album on Ace Records. It’s rowdier than most Christmas albums with arrangements that virtually ignore the season. Because of that, it’s simply a great R&B album with lyrics centered on Christmas, and it captures the antic sense of humor of that band.

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