Blues guitar up-and-comer Christone "Kingfish" Ingram has kindly given us an exclusive premiere of his first-ever holiday recording, "Ghost From Christmas Past." You can check it out above.
Written by Tom Hambridge and Richard Fleming, Ingram recorded the bluesy holiday season slow-burner in Nashville at the Ocean Way Studio. It will be available for download and on all streaming services tomorrow, Friday, November 13.
“The holidays are normally a time for celebration, but this year things will be a bit dampened since we are still battling COVID-19," Ingram told GP.
"'Ghost From Christmas Past' is a song that’s somewhat reflective of the times. As much as it is a melancholy blues song about happier times from the past, I do hope that the song’s arrangement and the sound of my guitar offers folks a moment of joy and cheer that the holidays should bring.”
For more on Ingram, his music and his influences, be sure to check out our recent 'My Life in Five Riffs' feature on him.
Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com and GuitarPlayer.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.
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