Oliver and Morgan sit down with music supervisor Jocelyn Brown to discuss their favorite holiday songs, Christmas trap music, and the tightrope novelty songs must walk to become a great holiday classic.
More on Jocelyn
- James Brown: The Christmas Song
- Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra: Little Drummer Boy
- Trap Music Now: Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
- Mariah Carey: All I Want For Christmas Is You
- Otis Redding: Merry Christmas Baby
- Khruangbin: Christmas Time Is Here
- James Brown: Go Power At Christmas Time
- James Brown: Let’s Unite The Whole World At Christmas
- James Brown: Say It Loud – I’m Black And I’m Proud
- Donny Hathaway: This Christmas
- Musad & The Warm Expressions: Black Christmas
- Yogi Yorgesson: I Yust Go Nuts At Christmas
- Elmo and Patsy: Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer
- Alvin & the Chipmunks: The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late)
- Carpenters: It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
- Robert Glasper: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
- The Clark Sisters: Oh Come Emmanuel
- The Clark Sisters: Silver Bells
- The Clark Sisters: Chipmunk Song
About the show
Hosted by Oliver Wang and Morgan Rhodes, every episode of Heat Rocks invites a special guest to talk about a heat rock – a hot album, a scorching record. These are in-depth conversations about the albums that shape our lives.
Our guests include musicians, writers, and scholars and though we don’t exclusively focus on any one genre, expect to hear about albums from the worlds of soul, hip-hop, funk, jazz, Latin, and more.
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