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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