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Our 2020 Holiday Spectacular With 'Big Al' Anderson, Jim Chapdelaine, And Friends

Dec 24, 2020

Toward the end of every year since 2014, we've picked a day and put "Big Al" Anderson, Jim Chapdelaine, and Colin in a room together, sung some songs, told some stories, and wound up with some sort of a holiday special.

The "in a room together" part of that is essential… and just not going to happen in 2020.

So, in lieu of doing a new show with Al and Jim, this year we've gone through all six of the previous shows we've done and pulled out some of the best songs -- 11 of them, no less -- and some of the best guest appearances and some of the other best bits and bobs and we've added a brand-new version of an age-old Big Al song that Al and Jim sent along special. And we've wound up with this sort of best-of edition of our annual holiday spectacular.

Just 'cause we can't all get in a room together doesn't mean you can't have an hour of our nonsense to put on in the background on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve or whatever Eve you want.

Happy holidays from us to you.

GUESTS:

  • Al Anderson - Vocals, guitar, songwriter
  • Jim Chapdelaine - Guitar and vocals
  • Lorne Entress - Drums and vocals
  • Paul Kochanski - Bass guitar and vocals
  • Nekita Waller - Connecticut's 17th state troubadour
  • Chion Wolf - Host of Audacious with Chion Wolf on Connecticut Public Radio

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Colin McEnroe, Gene Amatruda, Betsy Kaplan, and Cat Pastor contributed to this show.