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Archive for October 26th, 2011

I usually save the Star Wars stuff for the Tumblr page, but this is just too amazing not to share with everyone… Behold, Christmas In The Stars: Star Wars Christmas Album (of course I’m buying this on vinyl). Produced in 1980, it features recordings of Star Wars-themed Christmas songs and stories about a droid factory where the robots make toys year-round for “S. Claus”.

Much of the album is sung or narrated by Anthony Daniels (C-3PO) and R2-D2 as well as cameo’s by  Chewbacca, but the album has another notable feature besides its amazing cover art. Brace yourself…

This is the first professional recording of Jon Bon Jovi (credited as “John Bongiovi”, his birth name) who sang the lead vocals on the song “R2-D2 We Wish You A Merry Christmas.”

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