It’s the 2nd Annual Jersey Rock Podcast Christmas Special! Grab some egg nog, sit down by the fire and get ready for an hour of holiday cheer featuring killer Christmas carols from the bands who make NJ rock!
On this year’s special:
We rock the latest tracks from The Mighty Treetoppers along with some classic cuts from their album “Christmas Rebels.” The project was put together by Bill Bourke of OCVTS, Eric Collier of Fast Clare, and Jeff from Ropetree. It features guest vocals from Courtney Zahn, Laddie Keelan from Fast Clare, Kate Ortiz from Vextion, Eddie Testa, Rose Lees, and Frankie Gibson of Dr. Cheeko. Learn more about The Mighty Treetoppers on their facebook fan page!
Reality Suite’s “Deliver By Christmas” is an awesome original Christmas track! We premiered it on last year’s special and we crank it up again on this year’s edition. Reality Suite’s “Awaken” Deluxe EP is available now at realitysuite.com.
Jimmy Franklin (Nick Ryan & The Mess/ Big Tom And The Guns) teamed with Brian Morelli (Morningside Lane) and Zack Sandler (Bobby Mahoney And The Seventh Son) to create a killer Christmas version of Peter Frampton’s “Show Me The Way.” Their track, “Show Me The Sleigh,” is available now at amazon.com!
Just in time for the 2019 holiday season Dentist released a rad cover of “Mele Kalikimaka”! It’s available now on all streaming platforms. Don’t miss Dentist at The Saint in Asbury Park on New Year’s Eve! Learn more at dentistband.com!
We turn up Eryn’s awesome version of “Santa Baby.” Eryn’s “Lady E” album is out now. It’s available anywhere you can download music including amazon.com. Don’t miss Eryn with Matt O’Ree Band at The Wonder Bar on 1/10/20!
Back in 2016 Ashley McKinley joined us in studio to record a great performance of “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.” We rock the track! Ashley Mckinley’s “Wishful Thinking” Album is out now. You can score a copy at ashleymckinleymusic.com. Don’t Miss Ashley McKinley at The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park on 12/26 for Telegraph Hill Records “What A Wonderful Year 2019”!
Jack Skuller recorded his rockin’ original tune “Stuck In This Holiday” at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis. Jack laid down the track in the very same place where Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash once performed. The Skullers’ “Meet The Skullers” EP is out now. Learn more at theskullers.com!
Brian Erickson of The Extensions joined us in studio back in December of 2016 and recorded a great cover of The Beach Boys’ “The Little St. Nick.” The Extensions’ debut EP “Bellicose” is out now. Score it at theextensions.bandcamp.com!
Levy & The Oaks and Friends put out an epic cover of John Lennon’s “Happy X-Mas War Is Over” back in 2017. The tune features special guests Natalie Farrell, MACK, Rachel Ana Dobken, Avery Mandeville, Joey Henderson and FERN from The Burns. Levy And The Oaks’ “Sound Of The City” EP is available now at levyandtheoaks.com Catch a number of the artists appearing on the track at The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park on 12/26 and 12/27 for Telegraph Hill Records’ “What A Wonderful Year 2019” show. Learn more on facebook! Don’t miss Lou Panico’s Beatles tribute The Abbey Road All Stars at The Wonder Bar on 12/29! Learn more HERE.
Chris Brown closes out the show with a call-in telling us the story about what powered his 2016 performance of “O Holy Night” in the WRAT studio.Chris Brown’s “One More Night” EP is out now. You can score a copy at chrisbrownap.com. Word is he will be heading in to the studio with Pete Steinkopf to work on some new material in the New Year. Learn more at chrisbrownap.com!
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Get set for an entire hour of holiday cheer featuring killer carols from The Mighty Tree Toppers, Reality Suite, Jimmy Franklin/Brian Morelli/ Zack Sandler, Dentist, The Skullers, Levy & The Oaks & Friends, Ashley McKinley, Brian Erickson, and Asbury Park’s own Chris Brown! Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Rock on!