FROM THE ARCHIVES – 25 DECEMBER 2007 (and most Xmas Days)

HO, HO, HO.

Here’s the obligatory Christmas posting, featuring, without any question, the best festive-themed song ever. If only for including the line..’Christmas in Glasgow.’

Natives of Cork, Ireland, they were once known as The Sultans of Ping FC, then just The Sultans of Ping, before eventually becoming The Sultans.

Their career initially lasted from 1988 to 1997, but they reformed again in 2005, and continue to be hugely popular in their native land and in Japan.

This particular offering was on the b-side of a 1993 single – during their period as The Sultans of Ping – that just missed breaking into the UK Top 40.

mp3 : The Sultans of Ping – Xmas Bubblegum Machine

Merry Christmas Everyone.

JC

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