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Options December 24, 2016: Xmess Eve Mess!

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
The Yobs  Another Christmas   Options Christmas Album  Great Expectations    LP      0:00:00 ()
Wild Billy Childish And The Musicians Of The British Empire  Christmas Lights   Options Christmas 1979  Damaged Goods    LP      0:03:22 ()
Freddy Cannon  Have A Boom Boom Christmas   Options   Collectables    Single      0:04:22 ()
Tralala  Everybody Christmastime   Options Falala-la-la... With Tralala  Audika    EP      0:07:06 ()
The Christmas Spirit  Christmas Is My Time Of Year   Options   White Whale    45      0:09:08 ()
The Qualities  It's Christmas Time   Options   Norton    45      0:12:08 ()
John Cale  A Child's Christmas In Wales   Options Fragments Of A Rainy Season  Hannibal    CD      0:15:02 ()
 
The Yule Logs  Michael And His Christmas Tree   Options Up All Night  yulelogsmusic.com    MP3      0:22:35 ()
The Orchids  Mr. Scrooge   Options Just For You (original soundtrack)  Decca (U.K.)    LP      0:24:10 ()
Bey Ireland  All I Want For Christmas Is A Go-Go Girl   Options   Newport    45      0:26:55 ()
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings  8 Days (of Hannukah)   Options It's a Holiday Soul Party  Daptone    CD      0:28:59 ()
William Bell  Everyday Will Be Like a Holiday   Options Soul Christmas  Rhino    CD      0:32:25 ()
The Rockfield Chorale  Jingle Jangle   Options   GNP Crescendo    45      0:34:55 ()
Wyldlife  Piss The Season   Options   wyldlife.bandcamp.com    MP3      0:38:10 ()
The Ravers  It's Gonna Be a Punk Rock Christmas   Options   Zombie    45      0:41:13 ()
 
Slade  Merry Christmas Everybody   Options   Polydor    45      0:50:55 ()
The Orangu-Tones  Santa's Comin'   Options   Wormtone    45      0:54:08 ()
Luis and The Wildfires  Who Likes Christmas Anyway?   Options   Norton    45      0:57:42 ()
Huey "Piano" Smith & the Clowns  All I Want For Christmas   Options 'Twas the Night Before Christmas  Ace    LP      1:00:32 ()
The Three Stooges and Orchestra  Jingle Bells   Options   Golden Record    45      1:03:36 ()
Everly Brothers  Christmas Eve Can Kill You   Options Stories We Could Tell  RCA    LP      1:05:44 ()
Ernest Tubb And His Texas Troubadours  Christmas Is Just Another Day For Me   Options Blue Christmas  Stetson    LP      1:08:38 ()
The Pandamonium  No Presents For Me   Options   Palette    45      1:11:20 ()
 
Fat Daddy  Fat Daddy   Options   Johnny-A    45      1:17:54 ()
The Del Vetts  I Want A Boy For Christmas   Options   End    45      1:19:41 ()
Bobby Roberts and The Ravons feat. Sunny  The Beatles For Christmas   Options   GMA    45      1:21:53 ()
The Fleshtones  Hooray For Santa Claus   Options Stocking Stuffer  Yep Roc    CD      1:24:09 ()
Vel-Mars  Jingle Bells   Options   Continental Arts    45      1:26:40 ()
Kacey Musgraves  Ribbons and Bows   Options A Very Kacey Christmas  Mercury  2016  CD    *   1:28:33 ()
Pretenders  2000 Miles   Options The Singles  Sire    CD      1:31:23 ()
The Kinks  Rosy Won't You Please Come Home   Options Face To Face  Reprise    LP      1:35:27 ()
 
John Greer  We Wanna See Santa Do The Mambo   Options   Groove    45      1:41:13 ()
Cheap Trick  Come On Christmas   Options Sex America Cheap Trick  Epic/Legacy    CD box set      1:42:09 ()
The Hi-Risers  Christmas Lights   Options   Munster    45      1:44:22 ()
Luna  Egg Nog   Options   Elektra    45      1:47:50 ()
The Pipettes  In The Bleak Midwinter   Options             1:49:59 ()
The Yule Logs  Christmas Is Lonely (When You're A Jew)   Options The Yule Logs  yulelogsmusic.com    CD      1:51:53 ()
The Toms  Fake Christmas   Options   Frodis  2016  45  recorded in 2004  *   1:54:47 ()
Plum Crazy with Dave Edmunds  Jingle Bells/Run Run Rudolph   Options Christmas at the Patti  United Artists    2LP      1:58:01 ()
 
The Ronettes  I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus   Options A Christmas Gift for You (From Phil Spector)  Phil Spector Records/ABKCO    CD      2:08:57 ()
The Penguins  Jingle Jangle   Options   Mercury    45      2:10:33 ()
The Headcoatees  Santa Claus   Options   Damaged Goods    45      2:13:25 ()
Yo La Tengo  Rock N Roll Santa   Options Merry Christmas from Yo La Tengo  Egon    EP      2:16:22 ()
Nathaniel Mayer  Santa Claus (Bring Me My Baby)   Options   Fortune    45      2:19:41 ()
Houghas Sorowonko  The Soul Of Christmas   Options   ALPS    45      2:22:12 ()
The Bee Gees  Thank You For Christmas   Options Horizontal (bonus)  Reprise    CD      2:26:07 ()
The Pogues feat. Kirsty MacColl  Fairytale Of New York   Options If I Should Fall From Grace With God  WEA    CD      2:27:42 ()
 
Bob Seger & The Last Heard  Sock It To Me Santa   Options   Cameo    45      2:33:36 ()
The Dirtbombs  My Last Christmas   Options Surprise Package Volume 3  Flying Bomb    EP      2:35:20 ()
The Orchids  Christmas Is The Time To Be With Your Baby   Options   Columbia    45      2:37:41 ()
The Poets  Merry Christmas Baby   Options   Red Bird    45      2:40:13 ()
Reigning Sound  If Christmas Can't Bring You Home   Options   Norton    45      2:42:51 ()
Jim Backus  Why Don't You Go Home For Christmas   Options   Jubillee    45      2:45:17 ()
The Sonics  Don't Believe In Christmas   Options   Norton    45      2:49:41 ()
Gary (U.S.) Bonds  Please Call Me For Christmas   Options   Legrand    45      2:51:20 ()
Saturday's Children  Christmas Sounds   Options   Dunwich    45      2:53:51 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 3:05pm djsheilab:

TOPT! Merry Xmas Eve!
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 3:08pm djsheilab:

No way??!!! A "Boom Boom" Xmas! I must get a copy of this PRONTO!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 3:08pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, Sheila and Todd and all. Nice picture of David Bowie and Bing Crosby on the home page. Together again, indeed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 3:09pm Greg from ZONE 5:

POW! POW! POW!
JINGLE! JINGLE! JINGLE!
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 3:12pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Hey Sheila, Ken and Greg: Merry Christmas!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 3:13pm JakeGould:

Happy Happy Todd and others!
  Sat. 12/24/16 3:13pm Hoboken Jack:

These tunes are infectious -- but not as much as my sinuses!
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 3:13pm herb.nyc:

Hi all, happy Xmas Chanukah Neither to all (I'm in latter). Will now boom boom to sleep sleep. Because someone gave me a present of a head cold. I wish I could say "I got a rock" instead.
  Sat. 12/24/16 3:14pm Dave Wright:

Happy Holidays all ! Go Pack , er Santa Go !
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 3:14pm JakeGould:

And the FBI really went all out for their holiday message this year. twitter.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 3:15pm ChrisB.:

White Whale, so I'm assuming the Turtles?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 3:22pm Linda Lee:

Merry Christmas Todd!! thank you for the John Cale. perfect.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 3:24pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, Linda. Merry Christmas on the mountain.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 3:25pm Linda Lee:

thank you Ken!! Merry Christmas to you in the Valley! hope you're not out on the road today!
  Sat. 12/24/16 3:27pm Mr C:

Todd-O
Where's there's life there's hope. You're keeping' hope alive this Xmas..Cook brother.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 3:28pm Ken From Hyde Park:

@LL - Nope...cooling out at home. Going to some folks' home later on for a little gathering. I hope you don't have to work tonight.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 3:31pm Linda Lee:

not a paying job, no :-D be careful out there later on!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 3:35pm Greg from ZONE 5:

DAMN this song/video is fire.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 3:40pm Mike Sin:

I've got the showing streaming live and loud down here in central Jerz! Happy, healthy, and safe holidays to Todd-O-Phonic, Sis-O-Phonic, and all the listeners!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 3:40pm Mike Sin:

I've got the showing streaming live and loud down here in central Jerz! Happy, healthy, and safe holidays to Todd-O-Phonic, Sis-O-Phonic, and all the listeners!
  Sat. 12/24/16 3:42pm Tomophobic Tom from Detroit:

Greatest xmas anthem ever
  Sat. 12/24/16 3:43pm Tomophobic Tom from Detroit:

Sending it out to micheal! Biggest Wyldlife. Fan ever!!!!!!
  Sat. 12/24/16 3:47pm Tomophobic Tom from Detroit:

Is is true the rumors? Does MS really have a DD tatt on his....oh god I can't say it...
  Sat. 12/24/16 3:49pm Dennis Diken:

Merry Christmas
  Sat. 12/24/16 3:49pm sara:

r.i.p.
Avatar    Sat. 12/24/16 3:51pm tuner fish:

happy holidaze, all!
  Sat. 12/24/16 4:13pm Mike Flynn:

Merry Christmas Todd!!!
  Sat. 12/24/16 4:14pm Mike Flynn:

My wife won't dance to nothing but Ernest Tubb
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 4:16pm djsheilab:

Loving this set!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 4:16pm Old Dave:

Merry, Merry Christmas all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 4:17pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Not easy to get me to listen to & dig Xmas tunes - but yer on it!...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 4:22pm Old Dave:

Fat Daddy was a Zappa parody?
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 4:23pm djsheilab:

Ooooooh yeah! Rubbing it in with the sound of that original 45!
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 4:26pm djsheilab:

Go get 'em Sunny!
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 4:27pm djsheilab:

Hahaha....that is so not getting the Beatles for xmas. but A for effort. You're killing it Todd!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 4:27pm JakeGould:

This guy is a bit too excited about giving the Beatles to his lady friend for Christmas.
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 4:29pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Thanks Sheila and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 4:36pm Old Dave:

Nice! This takes me back to better days.
Thank you, Todd.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 4:37pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

This really is The Beatles for Xmas if you want it : somethingaboutthebeatles.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 4:41pm Ken From Hyde Park:

As much as I like hearing "Father Christmas" all December, it's nice to hear a different Kinks tune here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 4:43pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Weird hearing that intro without a werewolf noise over it…
  Sat. 12/24/16 4:47pm trouble:

hey toddddddddddd o phonic! loving the sounds! do you have in the bleak midwinter? the pipettes do a version. .. feliz navidad y prospero ano nuevo! x
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 4:50pm JakeGould:

“Rosy Won't You Please Come Home” is just such a beautiful song. Thanks for playing that!
  Sat. 12/24/16 4:57pm Mike Flynn:

I hope there might be some room in the set for Edmunds "Run Run Rudolph"! Never Christmas without Dave's version.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 4:58pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- goes w/ Tradewinds' 'New York's a Lonely Town' ( - when yer the only surferboy around) - which if you've been @ all 'bicoastal' ya gotta love...
  Sat. 12/24/16 5:00pm Mike Flynn:

Also love Edmunds two versions, New York and London!
  Sat. 12/24/16 5:02pm Mike Flynn:

Yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 5:02pm Jeezy:

Wow... This sounds so much like Chuck.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 5:03pm Old Dave:

Perfect.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 5:15pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

PhilSpector's Xmas album balances everything just right - Tradition & Modernism - Performance & Production...A little effort to get the Ronnie / Darlene Love credits just right (they sound alike). A little played out for me just now - but not your problem...
  Sat. 12/24/16 5:16pm Richard:

Merry Christmas from limestone Tennessee
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 5:19pm geezerette:

Santa Todd!
Avatar    Sat. 12/24/16 5:21pm KevinfromBayRidge:

Thanks for putting the "TODD" back in ChrannukahMas! Only you & Irving Berlin could do this juxtaposition justice!
  Sat. 12/24/16 5:24pm fdny john:

a ylt christmas lullaby!! that girl can sing!! some drummer too!! merry merry all!!
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 5:24pm geezerette:

Merry Kwanzukkahmas all !!! 0<(|:o3)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 5:30pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...holysmokes: Wigkey says Spector Xmas album released November 22, 1963 - right there w/ JFK assassination & 'With the Beatles' - & 'Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys has cited this album as his favorite of all time.'
...The more I hear 1960s BGs - the more I esteem them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 5:30pm Old Dave:

@Rabbit I dunno. The Tengo are better explainers of secular holiday mayhem, now that some of us
recognize the difference between buying crap like maniacs and sitting down to reflect on what to do with
our lives on December 24 2016.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 5:31pm Greg from ZONE 5:

There are many Christmas songs—but also, there is only this one.
  Sat. 12/24/16 5:35pm Mike Flynn:

I haven't heard this Pogues song for a while. Great song!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 5:39pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...part of the subtextual melancholy of Xmas is the End of Year thing...
The Dalai Lama is quoted as saying People are made to be Loved, & things to be Used - but People are getting used, & Things loved. FMU exists (as has Norton) because *somebody* understands that the Music has to come before the Profit - or the thing will collapse into nothing...
  Sat. 12/24/16 5:43pm wilbur twinhorse:

Thanks for not answering the phone...Merry Christmas anyway. Thanks for playing that Pogues's song. God Bless Shane McGowan and all us lesser alcoholics!
  Sat. 12/24/16 5:46pm Slaboch:

That Poets track was fantastic!!!!
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 5:47pm geezerette:

@RevRab @5:39 Cheers to that!
  Sat. 12/24/16 5:48pm Jeff from Rahway:

Fab show tonight Todd! Have a heluva hip Holiday!
  Sat. 12/24/16 5:50pm Bluesman:

Extra points for Mrs. Blues for recognizing the Reigning Sound!

Happy Holidays Todd-O-Phonic!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/24/16 5:50pm JakeGould:

Have a happy first night of Hanukkah Todd and I hope everyone else has fun celebrating Baby Jesus’ birthday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 12/24/16 5:56pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Happy Todd-o-phon-nukkah!
Avatar Sat. 12/24/16 5:58pm geezerette:

Thanks Todd for cheering us up and making us laugh.
Wishing you and everyone comfort & joy & latkes!
  Sat. 12/24/16 6:00pm Mike Flynn:

Thanks Todd!! Merry Christmas everyone!!!
  Sat. 12/24/16 7:18pm poinsettia:

2nd The Orchids !
Or-kid-strated by Bobby Darin (piano) and Terry Melcher.
1st The Orchids have a very lengthy online bio - very young British girl group.
  Tue. 12/27/16 8:47pm Drew:

SUPERB!!!
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