An oral history of Mining in Afghanistan: ‘A Perfect Christmas, Our Gift to You’

***PLEASE NOTE THIS IS SATIRE AND NOT AT ALL TRUE, I MADE THIS ENTIRE THING UP BECAUSE IT WAS EASIER THAN AN ACTUAL ORAL HISTORY***

Seven years ago today a group of six young men hit the studios at Death Row Records to record what has been known as the definitive Christmas album, little did they know what effect their music would have not just on the Christmas community, but their lives and the rest of the world.

On the seven year anniversary of Mining in Afghanistan’s hit album, ‘A Perfect Christmas, Our Gift to You’, we sat down with the band’s remaining members to get their thoughts on the music and its impact.

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The Time We Made a Christmas Album

This story takes place in 2009, and really happened out of nowhere. A group of six of us all piled into our friend’s Chevy Tahoe and made the two hour trip from Mt. Pleasant to Detroit to watch our school, Central Michigan take on Ohio in the MAC Championship Game. It was there during halftime that the inspiration struck.

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