It’s the time of year when you may be looking to make a few additions to your collection of Christmas records. The theme this year is “Eclectic.”
For oddball fun, check out Red Simpson’s Truckers’ Christmas. First released in ’73, it contains stuff like “Santa’s Comin’ In a Big Ol’ Truck,” “Truckin’ Trees for Christmas,” and “the Old Christmas Truck.” Red’s vocals always hit the nail on the head, and twangy guitar dominates the proceedings.
This article originally appeared in VG‘s Feb. ’05 issue. All copyrights are by the author and Vintage Guitar magazine. Unauthorized replication or use is strictly prohibited.