Christmas is a global holiday, which sort of makes Christmas World Music a musical genre. See below for some holiday hits from across the planet.
Yes indeed, every December, the world celebrates the birth of an eternal figure who has inspired multiple generations of men, women and children around the world. For some, his tumultuous life and lasting spirit remain a model to follow, for others, he is just a man. Keith Richards was born Dec. 18, 1943, which means he celebrated his 70th birthday this week. Have a nice one, Keith!
Here is the Rolling Stone's "Happy", written by Keith Richards. It is one the band's few singles to feature him on lead vocal:
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