Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, traditionally the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. Especially popular in the United States and Canada, the event is spreading to other nations such as Australia and the United Kingdom. On this day, many retailers open very early, often at 4 a.m., or earlier, and offer promotional sales to kick off the shopping season. Because Thanksgiving always falls on the fourth Thursday in November in the United States, the day after occurs between the 23rd and the 29th of November.
The day's name originated in Philadelphia, where it originally was used to describe the heavy and disruptive pedestrian and vehicle traffic which would occur on the day after Thanksgiving. Use of the term began by 1966 and began to see broader use outside Philadelphia around 1975. Later an alternative explanation began to be offered: that "Black Friday" indicates the period during which retailers are turning a profit, or "in the black."
So today we celebrate this day with a tune from the 3-piece band "The Sugars", they are based in London, UK, originally hailing from Leeds and signed to Bad Sneakers Records. The Sugars are Matt Bolton (vox/guitar), Alex Lewis (drums) and Anna Greenway (vox/bass guitar). The Sugars style is a diverse collection of indie punk rock blues, via mariachi infused Latin.
Todays tune "Black Friday" is one off thier singles taken from their debut album "The Curse Of The Sugars". Enjoy!
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