Tomorrow is Black Friday in the United States Of America — the traditional start of the Christmas shopping season — and The Great White North has also glommed onto it in recent years.  Is it called Black Friday because of its origins in Philadelphia, describing the mind-boggling pedestrian and vehicular traffic which occurred on the day after Thanksgiving?  Or is it because retailers traditionally operated at a financial loss (“in the red”) from January through November, and that day was the point at which they began to turn a profit, or became “in the black”?

I dunno.  But in any case, that’s what today’s Rockline Theme Thursday is all about:  songs which reference “black” in their titles.

If there’s a particular song you’d like me to play for you, send me an e-mail request, or join me at noon oh five and call me at 250 475 100.3 as we black out, on The Q’s Rockline Theme Thursday.

Fire up the audio player below to hear some musical selections which would get thumbs up from the Rockline Theme Thursday judging panel today.

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Love, Dr. Scott “Ace Of Clubs'” James

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