An Unusual But Successful Christmas Music Pairing

I can’t honestly say that I always — or even ever — wanted to know what would happen if David Bowie and Bing Crosby worked together. But some producers had the daft-sounding idea and it turned out very well indeed:

Remarkable backstory here.

Author: Keith Humphreys

Keith Humphreys is the Esther Ting Memorial Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University and an Honorary Professor of Psychiatry at Kings College London. His research, teaching and writing have focused on addictive disorders, self-help organizations (e.g., breast cancer support groups, Alcoholics Anonymous), evaluation research methods, and public policy related to health care, mental illness, veterans, drugs, crime and correctional systems. Professor Humphreys' over 300 scholarly articles, monographs and books have been cited over thirteen thousand times by scientific colleagues. He is a regular contributor to Washington Post and has also written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Monthly, San Francisco Chronicle, The Guardian (UK), The Telegraph (UK), Times Higher Education (UK), Crossbow (UK) and other media outlets.

2 thoughts on “An Unusual But Successful Christmas Music Pairing”

  1. Seizing the opportunity to link to a link to a procession for the Feast of Epiphany, I cannot resist commenting on the way that the visual composer shows his/her love of faces of all kinds, grownups, children, and animals–and connecting them to a wonderfully rendered ancient melody. Marche des Rois for 6 January 2013 at Aix en Provence .

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