A realistic and welcome rewrite of Paul McCartney’s “Wonderful Christmastime”

Even the most resilient Paul McCartney fan cringes at Macca’s 1979 holiday track, “Wonderful Christmastime.” Toronto’s Uncle Father, a Ween- and Tenacious D-influenced group decided to rewrite the song. The hideous melody is intact, but the lyrics are much more…realistic.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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