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Monday, November 16, 2009

Bob Dylan debuts "Must Be Santa" video


Bob Dylan's first ever holiday album, Christmas in the Heart, may seem a little out of character for the historically anti-establishment musician, but he's putting his own spin on December 25th.  The video for the song "Must be Santa" is not the traditional heart warming holiday scene. You can watch it here and see for yourself.

Featuring Dylan in a long blonde wig and top hat, the video is a raucous polka party.  The partygoers dance to accordion music in a house full of disheveled decorations and a bartending Dylan.  But there's no sign of Santa amidst all this yuletide revelry until the very end of the video. 

Do Christmas parties like this really exist, or are they only conceivable in the world of Bob Dylan? You might think Santa would put all Dylan on the naughty list for all this partying, but at the end of the video we see Mr. Claus himself hanging out on the front porch, as if he's been at the party all along.

Christmas in the Heart is currently available in stores and online.  Dylan is donating all of the album's proceeds to Feeding America and other charities. And that's some holiday spirit for you.

-Kristen Callihan
currently listening to "Scarecrow" by Beck

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    Hi ABM,

    On behalf of Bob Dylan, many thanks for plugging “Christmas In The Heart”, the charity album benefiting Feeding America, Crisis and the World Food Programme … .. and, if your readers want good quality, non-pirated, previews, then “Must Be Santa” is available for fans and bloggers to post / host / share etc from and a special widget is also available from .. for further details of the album, on-line promotions, videos and 2009 / 2010 shows, check-out and .. and keep an eye on these official sources for details of further news and preview material.

    Please do visit the official web-sites of Feeding America, Crisis and the World Food Programme for information on their charitable work and on how to make donations : help to make this Christmas special for those in need.

    Thanks again for your plug.