Movies Books Music Food Tv Shows Technology Politics Video Games Parenting Fashion Green Living more >


Dwight Yoakam's work as an interpretive singer has been solid and, as far as Christmas music albums go, this one is informed with Yoakam's great vocal talents and a country band that can get these tunes to swing in any juke joint. The rumba of "Here Comes Santa Claus" is a tad forced, but Yoakam's good humor is in evidence. This album may lack thegravitasof his best work, but it shows that even a cowboy feels like kicking off his existential boots sometimes and getting down with standards from years bygone.--Rob O'Connor
edit this info



Label:  Reprise, Wea
Release Date:  September 16, 1997
What's your opinion on Come on Christmas?
1 rating: +5.0
You have exceeded the maximum length.
More Come on Christmas reviews
review by . December 18, 2008
posted in Music Matters
Blending his distinctive twang with standards such as "Away In A Manger" and pop Christmas tunes like "Run, Run Rudolph," Dwight Yoakam proves that even sophisticated country artists can make a cool Christmas album.    Yoakam spins the Bakersfield sound, soul, jazz and swing into songs like "Silver Bells," "The Christmas Song" and "I'll Be Home For Christmas." Guitarist supreme Pete Anderson tears up rockabilly numbers like "Santa Claus Is Back In Town." Along with the rest of …
Come on Christmas
Related Topics

Era in European classical music spanning from 1750-1820.

An Album by Pink Floyd


An album by the Backstreet Boys

Tell Me When To Go

2006 rap song by American rapper E-40.

First to Review
© 2014 Lunch.com, LLC All Rights Reserved
Lunch.com - Relevant reviews by real people.
This is you!
Ranked #
Last login
Member since