Nifty Christmas YouTube Thing: Riu Chiu

When you think of 16th century Spanish carols, you think, obviously, of the Monkees. In this clip from their 1967 Christmas show – cleverly titled “The Monkees’ Christmas Show” – the Prefab Four display some impressive a cappella chops:

P.S.: While the complete series has been released on DVD (twice!), individual episodes of The Monkees are currently unavailable to watch online at such legit sites as Hulu or Netflix. Naturally, somebody’s posted the entire Christmas episode to YouTube, starting here.

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