12 / 07 / 2016
  - 08:08:56 AM
Local Christmas CD Gets Second Run to Benefit Local Food Pantries
  

A couple years ago a few members of the local music scene, LAME (Local Area Music Ensemble), recorded their second holiday CD with proceeds being donated to the Oliva Fund for Cancer Care at Milford Regional Center.  Local musicians who contributed to the project included Justin Redden Ray Auger, Jim Ligor, Tim Galvin and more including fifteen local artists contributing their vocals to a recordng of the 1984 classic Do They Know It's Chirstmas.  The CD also features an original Christmas tune written and performed by Mike Perry.

Their efforts resulted in a $1700 donation to the WMRC Radiothon in 2015.  Since these Christmas songs are timeless, we ordered a new batch for this year's holiday season!  They are available at the WMRC studios for a cash donation for local food pantries.  If you have a retail store and would like to help us sell these CDs please contact Ray at raywmrc@gmail.com.

 

LAME Aid 2 Track Listing

Twas The Night Before Christmas

Read by former Milford Superintendent of Schools Dr. Bob Tremblay

Yellin at the Christmas Tree (Billy Idol)

Vocals - Ray Auger

Drums - Brian Buttman

Guitars, Chimes, Sleigh Bells - Lou Miano

Bass - Tim Galvin

It's Christmas Time (Original recording written by Mike Perry)

Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Sleigh Bells, Backup Vocals - Mike Perry

Backup Vocals - Dave Niro

Electric Guitar, Bass, Keys - Lou Miano

Claps - Jim Ligor, Mike Perry, Dave Niro, Lou Miano, Lisa Stansbury

Drums - Brian Butman

Do They Know It's Christmas Time? (Band Aid)

Vocals - Dave Niro, Jim Ligor, Antonio Casasanta, Jon-Paul Royer, Mike Perry, Shanna Jackman, Mike McKeown, Ray Auger, JK 47, Rich Teter, Tim Galvin, Lou Miano, Mike Rossacci, Mike Perry, Justin Redden

Lou Miano – guitars

Tim Galvin- bass

Happy Christmas (War is Over) (John Lennon)

Vocals - Jim Ligor

Guitar and Keys - Lou Miano

Bass - Tim Galvin

Drums - Brian Butman

Choir - Lou Miano, Mike Perry, Dave Niro, Lou Miano, Jim Ligor

All I Want For Christmas is You (Mariah Carey)

Vocals - Ray Auger

Guitar - Justin Redden

Percussion - Eric Milot

Heart of Chirstmas (Matthew West)

Vocals - Jim Ligor

Guitars, Keys, Backup Vocals - Lou Miano

Piano, Keys, Bass - Bob Tremblay

Drums - Orlando Gonzalez 

Snow Globe (Matt Wertz)

Vocals - Jim Ligor

Guitar, Banjo, Keys - Lou Miano

Bass - Tim Galvin

Piano, Trumpet - Bob Tremblay

Drums - Brian Butman

Backup Vocals - Mike Perry

 

Thank you to Dawn Bailey (That Smarts by Dawn) and Tim Rice (Tim Rice Photo) for the outstanding artwork on the CD!

Thank you to our generous sponsors of LAME Aid 2...

Milford Nissan

Milford Performing Arts Center

Andrea Larson Ellsworth – RE/MAX Executive Realty

The Tradesman

Liz's Diamond Bar & Grille

Braza Construction

Oliva's Inc Market & Catering

Sunday May 21st at 4pm at Liz's Diamond Bar and Grille in Hopedale

FREE and open to the public!

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