Fortunately, it was not too religious for Grace Jones to sing on Pee-Wee Hermanís Christmas special.
On Nov 7, 2014, at 10:01 AM, Steve Ramm <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> In the PBS "American Masters" doc on Bing Crosby - coming in December -
> there is discussion of the Crosby/David Bowie duet of Little Drummer Boy by
> both the director and head writer for the Crosby Christmas Special where it
> occurred. Bowie showed up (because his parents loved Crosby) and was told
> they would sing LDB as a duet. Bowie refused as he hated that song and felt
> it was too religious. The writers quickly re-wrote the number so that it is
> Bing singing LDB and Bowie is singing a different song at the same time.
> More on the Crosby documentary later.
> Steve Ramm