THROBERT'S THEATRE of THINKOLOGIZING!
23 December 2004
♪♫♭ LONG TIME AGO, IN...
...so the Holy Bible say
Mary's boy child, Jesus Christ,
Was born on Christmas Day!
Hark now, hear, the angels sing,
A king was born today!
And man shall live for evermore
Because of Christmas Day!
So sings Europop supergroup Boney M., now playing in the Diskoteka.
I don't know why Boney M. never made it big in the States. Their other European hits include a version of the reggae classic "By the Rivers of Babylon," itself an adaptation of Psalm 137; "Hooray, Hooray, It's a Holiday!," which borrows its melody from the American folksong "Pollywollydoodle"; and the fabulous disco-kazachok* anthem "Rasputin":
UPDATE: Hey, here's a picture:
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