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WNIJ broadcasts Blues Christmas special
This Saturday, Dec. 21, WNIJ-FM delivers the bluest of blue Christmases on the Saturday Blues Christmas Special. Host Dan Klefstad will play three hours of seasonal blues, R & B and soul tunes. Highlights include James Brown asking Santa to: Please, Please, Please bring him a gift. Albert King puts on a red suit for Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin. And Wynton Marsalis delivers the sassiest reading of Twas the Night Before Christmas.
Thats the Saturday Blues Christmas Special, beginning at noon, on 89.5 FM WNIJ.