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Options December 23, 2021: Spazz Xmas Fiasco featuring this year's musical revue, A Date With Elves!

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Artist Track
Marv Meredith & His Orchestra with Chimpanzee  Swingin' Sleighbells   Options
Detroit Junior  Christmas Day   Options
Pastor T. L. Barrett and the Youth for Christ Choir  Jingle Bells Part 2   Options
Mae West  From Mae To You   Options
T. Rex  Don't Cry   Options
Ben Hinds  All I Want For Christmas Is A Go-Go Girl   Options
The Qualities  It's Christmas Tme   Options
Milton DeLugg & The Little Eskimos  Hooray for Santa Claus   Options
 
Cordell Jackson  Be-Bopper's Christmas   Options
Tandoori Knights  Xmas medley   Options
Bloodshot Bill  Naughty or Nice   Options
Lon Chaney Jr.  Monster's Holiday   Options
Nathaniel Mayer  Mr. Santa Claus   Options
Carla Thomas  All I Want For Christmas Is You   Options
The Beach Men  Christmas Time Is Here Again   Options
 
Santa and Jonny  My Most Miserable Christmas   Options
Jerry And The Landslides  Get Off My Roof   Options
Beebe Gallini featuring Cindy Lawson  What Christmas Means To me   Options
South Bay Surfers  Jingle Bell Rock   Options
Brendan Hanlon and the Bat Men  Christmas Party   Options
Magic Rady & the Christmas Trolls  Hark! The Herald Angels Sing   Options
Fat Daddy  Fat Daddy   Options
 
Pearl Bailey  Five Pound Box Of Money   Options
The Sonics  Don't Believe In Christmas   Options
Homer & Jethro  Ornaments   Options
George Jones  I Want A New Baby For Christmas   Options
Laura Cantrell and Michael Shelley  Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus   Options
Toni Tani  Xmas song   Options
Dave the Spazz  May You Never   Options
Joe Tex  I'll Make Everyday Christmas (for My Woman)   Options
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers  Christmas All Over Again   Options
 
Big Dee Irwin And Little Eva  I Wish You a Merry Christmas   Options
Bob Marley & the Wailers  White Christmas   Options
Leo Watson  Jingle Bells   Options
The Harlem Children's Chorus  Black Christmas   Options
Frank Sinatra  Mistletoe and Holly   Options
Rod Rogers  Santa Claus Goes Modern   Options
Ray Oddis  Happy Ghoul Tide   Options
James Brown  Soulful Christmas   Options
Ernest Tubb  Christmas Island   Options
Mike Love  Santa's Goin' To Kokomo   Options
 
A Date With Elves  Blitzen Bop   Options
A Date With Elves  Oh! Carols   Options
A Date With Elves  Silent Night   Options
A Date With Elves  Want A Toy   Options
A Date With Elves  I'm Waiting For St. Nick   Options
A Date With Elves  Christmas Jesus   Options
A Date With Elves  Merry Twistmas   Options
 
Binky Griptite  Stoned Soul Christmas   Options
The 5678s  Rock and Roll Santa   Options
Paul Revere & The Raiders  Wear a Smile At Christmas   Options
Redd Foxx  The Christmas Song   Options
Huey "Piano" Smith and the Clowns  All I Want For Christmas   Options
Otis Redding  Merry Christmas Baby   Options
Night Manger  Like a Lump of Coal   Options
James Brown  Let's Make Christmas Mean Something This Year   Options
Vince Guarldi Trio  Christmas Time Is Here (instrumental)   Options


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Listener comments!

Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 8:53pm bill hanke:

I'm ready to rock til i drop! bring it on Brooklyn Dave
Avatar 🙉 8:54pm TonyR:

He told you never to call him that!
Avatar 🙉 8:55pm TonyR:

Now you settle down until Church is over!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 8:56pm bill hanke:

Xmas at K Mart! sacred music for all to rejoice
Avatar 🙉 8:57pm TonyR:

I always love the last 5 minutes of "Sinner's Crossroads".
  9:01pm P-90:

Good ol’ Kevin
Avatar 9:01pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

It's the dumbest time of the year...time for the Spazz Xmas Fiasco!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:01pm JOE FROM DC:

Happy Christmas Eve-Eve everyone!
  9:02pm sufferwords:

Broadway my best
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03pm Tome:

WoooooWooooo Season's Greetings !<>! SpazTaCULaR !<>!
Avatar 9:03pm ShelbyG:

dumb dumb dumb dumb dumb...
Avatar 🙉 9:04pm TheManWhoLaughs:

I hope he plays that Japanese version of Jingle Bells tonight! Christmas is always brighter when I hear Tony Tani's voice!
Avatar 9:04pm ShelbyG:

I got my booster & flu shot today, I might be asleep for the next 2 days. I wanna get my YAYA's out!!!!!
  9:05pm P-90:

Sounds terribly festive right off the top
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:06pm medson:

Let’s get more stupit!
  9:06pm P-90:

Oh, I’ll be taking “a stress pill” all right
  9:07pm bigplanetnoise:

Boy, I sure need loud and stupit tonight.
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:07pm bill hanke:

I'm dreaming of a rainy xmas
Avatar 9:08pm ShelbyG:

Ok, spazzmeister, it appears we are all officially ready to SPAZZ OUT!!
  9:08pm P-90:

Bingo gonna wear those “elf ears” again this year?
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:09pm medson:

Is Bingo in charge of the Hot Toddy’s again this year? I hope so.
Avatar 9:09pm tak:

what a beautiful message board thank you
  9:10pm jg:

Merry Christmas Dave and spazztics. Relaxing w the grooves. And some eggnog.
  9:10pm Marc in Towaco.:

Merry Spazzmas all!
  9:11pm 609tothe510:

Merry Spazzmass everybody!!!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:11pm Gaylord Fields:

Fietje!!!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:11pm medson:

Fietje
Avatar 🙉 9:11pm TheManWhoLaughs:

Merry Xmas Fietje!
  9:12pm fietje:

Merry Christmas everybody!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:12pm dave miss:

Fietje came early this Xmas!!
  9:13pm Fiejte:

I got something special for you all ;) Merry Spazz!
  9:13pm Fragonard:

I thought of Mrs Miller suddenly
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:14pm medson:

Fietje can’t stay up as late as she used to.
  9:14pm JakeGould:

Thanks for the Mae West!
  9:14pm Joe Coffee:

Merry Christmas WFMU!!! Thanks for everything
Avatar 9:14pm ShelbyG:

A 1, a 2, a 1,2,3,4
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:14pm Gaylord Fields:

Gelukkig Kerstmis, Fietje!!!
  9:15pm 609tothe510:

Happy TRexmas
  9:16pm fietje:

Gelukkig Kerstmis to you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17pm listener 126464:

I brought the clam strips.
Avatar 9:18pm ShelbyG:

I am reading "Shock and Awe: Glam Rock and Its Legacy, from the Seventies to the Twenty-first Century". Not super complimentary to Marc. Not very surprising at all, really.
  9:18pm Jeff formerly from Rahway:

Spazziest Xmas EVAH.
  9:19pm Baby Jesus:

Better give me good presents!
Avatar 🙉 9:21pm TheManWhoLaughs:

Hurray for Santy Claus!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21pm Chop Scott:

Cheers to Spazz & All!
Avatar 9:22pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Fleshtones do a great version of this suave tune...
Avatar 🙉 9:23pm TheManWhoLaughs:

You can't fool me, there's no such thing as a sanity clause!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:24pm JOE FROM DC:

Tried to buy insurance against sandstorms, but Prudential told me that there was no Sandy Clause.....
  9:24pm 609tothe510:

I've been good this year, Spazzyclaus!!!
  9:26pm Mico:

Luv all this holiday wfmu fun
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:27pm medson:

Tex Antoine always makes a strong drink.
Avatar 9:27pm Nutley Sam:

I'm here! I didn't miss the Mae West Beatles song did I?!
  9:28pm BH:

My local stinkbug population is getting in the holiday spirit by emerging randomly. Guess they don't leave town this time of year.
Avatar 9:29pm ShelbyG:

I feel this is a multilayered show. I'm only barely part of the onion. I appreciate the depth.
Avatar 9:29pm late for class:

been waiting all year for this set
Avatar 9:30pm ShelbyG:

ugh BH: I KNOW. I loathe stinkbugs. One is somewhere in my living room & I want to burn the building down.
Avatar 9:31pm ShelbyG:

Scary.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Happy Holidays, Spazz & all!
Avatar 🙉 9:33pm TonyR:

@Shelbyg: Also read "Shock and Awe". The derisive attitudr to Bolan took me aback, but on the upside, there was an overall feeling by the time the book was over that it was all downhill after T. Rexxtasy,
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:35pm bill hanke:

stink bugs are really Love Bugs. they love being with you.
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:35pm medson:

Hola Greg from Z5
  9:36pm BH:

the ones around here seem to love sunning themselves near lightbulbs the most
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:38pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Yo medson!
Avatar 🙉 9:38pm TonyR:

Spazz 12/23: The REAL unheard Xmas jukebox.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:39pm listener 126464:

Love this one.
Avatar 🙉 9:40pm TonyR:

Is Carla trying to vamp on the whole "Gee Whiz" phenomenon to keep things going?
Avatar 9:41pm late for class:

Say no more Brian <3 <3
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:41pm dave miss:

Was on the beach in Jamaica at a jerk chicken and crab shack. They only had chicken. The Rasta informed me there was no Shanty Claws
  9:42pm Joe Coffee:

This Christmas playlist kills variants. So good! Thank you Spazz
Avatar 🙉 9:42pm TonyR:

@ShelbyG: DON'T! Remember Karen Black in "Trilogy of Terror"!!
Avatar 🙉 9:43pm TonyR:

Does Tarzan know it's Christmas time at allllll?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:48pm Chop Scott:

Now it can be Christmas--I love this track!!!
Avatar 9:48pm Nutley Sam:

Hooray Santa and Jonny!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:48pm Tome:

Woof Woof !<>!
  9:51pm Rudie:

Was it THAT Santa and Jonny??? from SI???
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:52pm bill hanke:

Lon Channey Jr is my new favorite artist. that was intense
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:52pm Gaylord Fields:

Rudie!!! The band misses you!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:53pm medson:

Fietje
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:53pm Gaylord Fields:

Fietje and Fietjelings!!!
  9:54pm fietje:

Hello everybody! Ding ding
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 9:54pm dave miss:

Holy Schisse! Fietje’s son’s name is Randy!!
  9:54pm Rudie:

@Gaylord
Next year!! Too fun to miss out.... too many years!!
Avatar 9:54pm Nutley Sam:

Rudie!
  9:56pm Rudie:

Hello to Sloopy!!!
Avatar 🙉 9:56pm TheManWhoLaughs:

That battle of the bands record with The South Bay Surfers vs King Uszniewicz & His Uszniewicztones was about the best album ever produced
  9:56pm Aries:

Spazz...I quit acid.because of you....Went thru numerous rehab for many years...Thank You....
  9:56pm yippie:

did The South Bay Surfers influence The New Surfsiders
Avatar 🙉 9:57pm Kitschy Mama:

Happy Holidays Dave & Gang!
Avatar 🙉 10:00pm Wild Honey:

Happy holidays Kitschy Mama!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 10:00pm medson:

Hey KM
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 10:00pm Will the Sound Guy:

Hi, Dave and all!!!
Avatar 10:02pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Fat Daddy is the real Mac Daddy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02pm Pauly from Clifton:

Hey Dave, gang!
  10:03pm Rex:

Fat Daddy! The pride of Baltimore!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03pm steveo:

My son and I found a page listing 417 different versions of Jingle Bell Rock, but the South Bay Surfers wasn't on it, so I don't know what to believe
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 10:04pm medson:

I hope you took a midday snooze today Todd.
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 10:05pm dave miss:

Really hoping Back Door Santa gets on.
Avatar 🙉 10:07pm TheManWhoLaughs:

Bingo the Elf must be in the back preparing the Ming vases for Christmas gifts!
Avatar 10:07pm ShelbyG:

Holy moly. I love Pearl Bailey. I accidentally typed Feral Bailey 😬
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 10:08pm bill hanke:

more Egg Nog please. much much more
Avatar 🙉 10:09pm Kitschy Mama:

Haha “who the hell wants a football?”
Avatar 10:09pm ShelbyG:

A Christmas Story. The marathon comes imminently.
  10:09pm P-90:

Ho Ho Ho and all that jazz
  10:10pm 609tothe510:

It's practically christmas, let's get hammered.
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 10:11pm bill hanke:

hammered by The Sonics
  10:11pm Fauci:

Have a Fauci.Christmas Everybody....Santa never got vaccinated so be very careful.......
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 10:12pm bill hanke:

fuck you moron
  10:12pm Robm:

Hey fauchi fuck off
  10:13pm Robm:

I normally ignore trolls like this jerk but he set me off so my apologies
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Homer & Jethro FTW
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 10:14pm bill hanke:

much more Egg Nog. more Egg Nog!!!!
Avatar 10:14pm ShelbyG:

harr
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 10:14pm Will the Sound Guy:

I cracked open a beer, or should I say "beer" it's more of a barleywine imperial IPA... it's 15%
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 10:14pm bill hanke:

no apologies needed Robm. you spoke up
Avatar 10:14pm tak:

ornaments to that troll
Avatar 10:15pm ShelbyG:

Will. Srrly?? Catch. Up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17pm Greg from ZONE 5:

WHOA OK I'm prepping my Shelley fill-in for Saturday and for a second there I thought I was having a stroke.
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 10:17pm Will the Sound Guy:

I was drinking earlier, anyway cheers 🎄🍻
Avatar 10:18pm tak:

i'm no money tak! nice to meet you
Avatar 🙉 10:18pm TheManWhoLaughs:

Tony Tani!!
  10:18pm Matt Fiveash:

Tony Tani! Now it’s really Xmas
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19pm DjLorraine:

Our very own Micheal Shelley!
Avatar 10:19pm Dave the Spazz:

@TheManWhoLaughs: Who says I don't take requests?
  10:19pm She Chimp:

Happy Xmas evrrybody!
Avatar 10:19pm Dave the Spazz:

Oh, wait--I do.
Avatar 10:19pm ShelbyG:

I love this!
  10:20pm yippie:

wonderful wonderful snow is falling
Avatar 10:20pm Cat Stacker:

Actually I know Santa pretty well and that doesn't sound like him?
Avatar 10:20pm ShelbyG:

cheers, Will 😉
Avatar 🙉 10:21pm TheManWhoLaughs:

Thank you Dave! I was able to share with the family
Avatar 10:22pm Nutley Sam:

I look forward to "May You Never" every year.
  10:22pm 609tothe510:

I will creep out a total stranger, and huff that glue!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22pm Greg from ZONE 5:

This is next level, Spazz.
Avatar 10:23pm ShelbyG:

I love the Droopy Dog voice so much I could punch a tomato.
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 10:23pm suzyhotrod:

I have tuned in just in time for the pump up speech!!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 10:24pm medson:

This is the season to be Ripped off by a hooker
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 10:25pm Will the Sound Guy:

solid and spazztastic
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:26pm alanSixº:

goddamit your making me feel christmassy
Avatar 10:27pm ShelbyG:

this Joe Tex song ... wow
Avatar 🙉 10:28pm Kitschy Mama:

My favorite Petty track…👍🏻
Avatar 10:28pm ShelbyG:

awww...Tom!
  10:34pm yippie:

17 minutes of fiona apple jamming on piano with bob singing
  10:35pm Fauci:

I love you Robm..
  10:36pm Joe Coffee:

Get off my roof Fauci
Avatar 10:37pm ShelbyG:

Glorious track.
  10:38pm Fauci:

New York...Thank You for voting Joe Biden...get your vaccine passport soon...
  10:40pm Fauci:

New York...Thank You for voting Joe Biden...get your vaccine passport soon...
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 10:40pm JG:

der Bingle!
Avatar 10:40pm tak:

go outside
Avatar 10:42pm Dave the Spazz:

@Fauci: please stop. thanks
  10:42pm P-90:

Leo Watson ROCKS
  10:42pm Marc in Towaco.:

Playing the archive tomorrow night when my two oldest come home.
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 10:43pm JG:

Santa Claus, go straight to the ghetto!
  10:44pm Joe Coffee:

That Bob Marley xmas song delivered some serious holiday vibes whoa. Downloading now! Thank you
  10:45pm jojo:

Spazz....you were a covid survivor...not so pleasant....the unvaccinated are creating all the variants...we all know that in the ER
Avatar 10:45pm ShelbyG:

such a bittersweet song!
Avatar 10:46pm ShelbyG:

@Marc: what a fantastic idea!! I love it!
  10:47pm Robm:

Ohh the trolls are out tonight, with this bowing out and going to bed
  10:48pm P-90:

“Joe… you’ll never learn”
  10:48pm jojo:

The truth is troll...Good Luck.....
Avatar 10:48pm ShelbyG:

@Robm: I guess "family time" is not so great for trolls. Spending the holidays online to avoid the "ouchies".
  10:50pm jojo:

The troll is sometimes truth...it hurts when you or your family get hit...
  10:51pm Joe Coffee:

Legendary performance tonight! Appreciate the effort/editing
Avatar 🙉 10:52pm Kitschy Mama:

“Rod Rogers” has like 30+ aliases. Whatta goon!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 10:53pm dave miss:

The JB shoutout is legendary!
  10:54pm P-90:

Muh man Dave, he’s ON THE ONES
Avatar 10:54pm ShelbyG:

that's the shit, right there...I mean.. a shoutout from JB?!?!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 10:54pm JG:

Close enuff
  10:55pm ?:

Chrostmas? Will we be getting Chrossaints?
  10:57pm P-90:

from JB to Tubb in the blink of an eye, now that’s Freeform
  10:59pm Joe Coffee:

Thank god all of this will be archived and documented for posterity… my goodness!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:00pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Note to self: Try to find some "Merry Christmas from Joe Besser" cards to send next year.
Avatar 11:00pm ShelbyG:

Yeah. I just can't take this one.
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:00pm JOE FROM DC:

This show is the best Christmas...anything...this year! I am actually starting to feel something about the season again.
Avatar 🙉 11:00pm TonyR:

Like all of us, the archive servers are hurtling towards their demise.
  11:00pm Zabadak:

Wow just when you thought Mike Love could sink no lower
Avatar 🙉 11:01pm TonyR:

Mike Love is no Ringo.
Avatar 🙉 11:01pm TonyR:

This Batman sequence starts out like a drug ad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:01pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Andy Devine??
Avatar 11:01pm ShelbyG:

thank you, Zabadak, I just abhor the original song & this cover is insufferable
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:03pm alanSixº:

i got gifted a bottle of johnny blue and man this show made the perfect nite to start sipping it
Avatar 🙉 11:04pm TonyR:

Papa's got a brand new variant.
Avatar 🙉 11:04pm TheManWhoLaughs:

And it would be the BEST Covid song ever!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:04pm dave miss:

We were in Kokomo with a German friend. He took a swim and then rolled around on the beach. He came to then sit on our towel and we said No Sandy Claus
  11:04pm P-90:

wait… did that happen?!
  11:05pm P-90:

(the Rod thing)?
Avatar 🙉 11:05pm TonyR:

Don't sit on this man's lap, Dave.
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:05pm medson:

Reach into the sack
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:06pm Gaylord Fields:

@P-90: Here 'tis: wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:07pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Do you think Spazzy Claus and Count Spazzula hang?
  11:07pm P-90:

Dave reached for the old man’s sack and was HANDSOMELY REWARDED
Avatar 🙉 11:07pm TonyR:

Can the WFMU roof support this guy and all his stuff?
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:07pm Gaylord Fields:

A Date With Elves are Bruce Bennett, Sam Elwitt, Gaylord Fields, Matt Fiveash, Ira Kaplan, Ted Kersten, Dave Lindsay, Amanda Nazario, and Polly Pinocle. All songs produced by Sam Elwitt. Sleigh bells on the following songs are all played by session elves, as required by the Arctic Federation of Musicians Local 802, James C. Poinsettia, President.
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:08pm Gaylord Fields:

“Blitzen Bop” (“Blitzkrieg Bop”), written by the Ramones, parody lyrics by Sam Elwitt and Dave Lindsay

Dave Lindsay: lead vocals
Bruce Bennett: guitar
Ira Kaplan: guitar
Matt Fiveash: bass
Sam Elwitt: drums
  11:09pm Marc in Towaco.:

Thanks Shelby
  11:09pm P-90:

Thanks for the illuminating link @DJ Gaylord!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:09pm alanSixº:

whoa thanx gaylord i had no idea
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:10pm Gaylord Fields:

“Oh! Carols” (“Oh! Carol”), written by Neil Sedaka/Howard Greenfield, parody lyrics by Sam Elwitt

Sam Elwitt: lead and backing vocals, keyboards, drums
Polly Pinocle: harmony and backing vocals
Bruce Bennett: guitar
Matt Fiveash: bass
Ira Kaplan: keyboards
  11:10pm aint Paul:

Greg, yes Andy Devine. He was my favorite impression to perform when getting over an upper resp. infection. At least in my head.
Avatar 🙉 11:10pm TonyR:

No "Help me, Reindeer"?
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:10pm medson:

Thanks for the song info Gaylord.
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:10pm Gaylord Fields:

@P-90 @alanSixº: It's no Woody Woodpecker underpants, but do enjoy.
Avatar 🙉 11:11pm TonyR:

We can have both!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:11pm Gaylord Fields:

@medson: I'll be supplying all the song info, because why the hell not?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:11pm Greg from ZONE 5:

@Paul: I do a great Wallace Shawn when I have a severe head cold.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:11pm Kat in Chicago:

I clicky-starred this Carols one within ten seconds
  11:11pm aint Paul:

Cindy Tells Me?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:12pm listener 126464:

5th toddy for Sam!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:12pm Gaylord Fields:

“Silent Night” (“Saturday Night”), written by Bill Martin/Phil Coulter, parody lyrics by Gaylord Fields

Amanda Nazario: lead and backing vocals
Sam Elwitt: guitar, keyboards, drums, backing vocals
Bruce Bennett: guitar
Ira Kaplan: guitar
Matt Fiveash: bass, backing vocals
Gaylord Fields: backing vocals
Ted Kersten: backing vocals
Polly Pinocle: backing vocals
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:12pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Thank you, song credits elf Gaylord!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:12pm Kat in Chicago:

Amanda!
Avatar 🙉 11:12pm TonyR:

Always Be Crediting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:13pm Greg from ZONE 5:

GET IT, AMNAZ!
Avatar 11:13pm Nutley Sam:

*hiccup*
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:13pm alanSixº:

i looove amanda's vox
  11:13pm aint Paul:

Greg, I'll look him up!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:13pm Gaylord Fields:

@Ken FHP: All other musicians insist we furnish these credits to indemnify them.
  11:13pm east hollywood:

Dude— you are actually bringing me christmas cheer. FU
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:14pm Chop Scott:

Sounds super great!!
  11:14pm KWilde:

Nazz!
Avatar 🙉 11:14pm Wild Honey:

Party with the Virgin and a lottta sheep. Ha ha ha ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:14pm Kat in Chicago:

This is super cute. Who doesn't want to party with virgins and sheep?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:14pm Greg from ZONE 5:

This is the greatest thing I've ever heard in my life.
Avatar 🙉 11:14pm TonyR:

Sound!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:15pm Mike Sin:

These parody carols are the smile of the week. Such a fun show!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:15pm Gaylord Fields:

Amanda's surname is a Spanish reference to Jesus' hometown! She was born for this job!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:15pm Gaylord Fields:

“Want a Toy” (“I’m a Boy”), written by Pete Townshend, parody lyrics by Sam Elwitt

Sam Elwitt: lead vocals, guitar, drums
Polly Pinocle: harmony and backing vocals
Bruce Bennett: guitar
Ira Kaplan: guitar
Matt Fiveash: bass
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:15pm Amanda:

D'awww Gaylord made it easy with those amazing lyrics!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:16pm joe mulligan:

The Who, I'm a boy, hahaha!
  11:16pm P-90:

@Gaylord: exactly!
  11:16pm Joe Coffee:

Laughing with my toes tapping!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:16pm JOE FROM DC:

Is this A Date With Elves set available on CD? I want this for my car the next time I drive home for Christmas!
  11:16pm yippie:

josefs hometown maybe
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:16pm Gaylord Fields:

@Amanda: Mwah!
Avatar 🙉 11:17pm TonyR:

Bonus: "Polly Pinocle" sounds like an elf.
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:17pm Gaylord Fields:

“I’m Waiting for Saint Nick” (“I’m Waiting for the Man”), written by Lou Reed, parody lyrics by Gaylord Fields

Gaylord Fields: lead vocals
Bruce Bennett: guitar
Matt Fiveash: bass
Ira Kaplan: keyboards
Sam Elwitt: drums
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:17pm medson:

@joe from DC. I think it’s only getting an 8 Track release.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:18pm alanSixº:

where was this recorded?? i have so many questions this is so good lol
Avatar 🙉 11:18pm TonyR:

* an elf NAME.
  11:18pm P-90:

Polly Pinocle has GOT to be an elf
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:18pm Amanda:

I think "Want a Toy" is my fav track this year, it's really charming. But there's so much competition!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:18pm Kat in Chicago:

UNCANNY vocal resemblance
  11:18pm Joe Coffee:

Holy Lou! Mind blown
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:18pm Greg from ZONE 5:

"December 2-5" :D
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:18pm medson:

Yes. Gaylord!!!!!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:19pm JG:

I love the Loe Reed Christmas album!
Avatar 🙉 11:19pm TonyR:

Gsylord takes on Lou! *APPLAUSE*
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:19pm Gaylord Fields:

@Kat: I had to resurrect my former Noo Yawk accent to Lou it up right.
Avatar 🙉 11:19pm Wild Honey:

Gaylord nails it
  11:19pm KWilde:

Great job Gaylord! Band sounds amazing
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:20pm joe mulligan:

where can I score some FRUIT CAKE!!! bwahahahaha
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:20pm Kat in Chicago:

March of the Wooden Soldiers - inspired!
  11:20pm She Chimp:

good stuff
Avatar 🙉 11:20pm TonyR:

For New Year's, Gaylord will tackle Nico.
  11:20pm Ira:

Hey, Bruce . . . Sam didn't even have to "sweeten" our tracks on this one!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:20pm JOE FROM DC:

@medson OH GOODY! Then I can play it in my Uncles 1959 International Harvester pickup!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:20pm Jim the Poet:

This is amazing
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:21pm Tommy in Neversink:

I wasn't in the Christmas mood until this show
Avatar 🙉 11:21pm TonyR:

"He lets me have a lick."

Thank you.
  11:21pm P-90:

with my eyes closed, I’d swear it was the actual Lou
Avatar 11:21pm Nutley Sam:

@alanSix my basement, FMU, asst'd vocals in bedrooms and living rooms
Avatar 🙉 11:21pm Wild Honey:

He pulls one out and lets me have a lick. Oh my god Lou would love that lyric
  11:21pm aint Paul:

I never laugh when I'm alone but I'm Waitin'... Wow
Avatar 11:22pm Nutley Sam:

@Ira, no but I needed someone to sweeten mine!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:22pm Chop Scott:

Bravo Sam!
Avatar 🙉 11:22pm Wild Honey:

I wish I could like this song twice
Avatar 11:22pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

I've never heard Gaylord sound so restrained vocally.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:22pm Greg from ZONE 5:

WOWee wow wow wow.
Avatar 11:22pm Nutley Sam:

Tanx!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:22pm alanSixº:

oh wow it feels like a perfect live recording and production - great work nutley sam
  11:22pm P-90:

I was also wondering: where did they record this?
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:22pm Gaylord Fields:

“Christmas Jesus” (“Bits and Pieces”), written by Smith/Clark/Ryan, parody lyrics by Sam Elwitt and Amanda Nazario

Amanda Nazario: lead vocals
Bruce Bennett: guitar
Matt Fiveash: bass, infantile backing vocals
Ira Kaplan: keyboards
Sam Elwitt: drums, backing vocals, childish foot stomps
Gaylord Fields: immature backing vocals
  11:22pm east hollywood:

A new christmas classic
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:23pm Kat in Chicago:

Wow
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:23pm Gaylord Fields:

It was recorded in various places and assembled by Sam Elwitt.
Avatar 11:23pm Nutley Sam:

@alanSix thanx!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:24pm joe mulligan:

my dad would have loved this. he was a dave clark 5 fan
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:24pm listener 126464:

holy babes in swaddling clothing
Avatar 🙉 11:24pm TonyR:

"Christmas Jesus" definitely puts us all at the SInner's Crossroads.
  11:24pm P-90:

co-written by Amanda too!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:24pm Gaylord Fields:

“Merry Twist-mas,” written by Wolfson/Hall/Singleton

Gaylord Fields: lead vocals
Matt Fiveash: bass, vocals, bass vocals
Bruce Bennett: guitar
Ira Kaplan: keyboards
Sam Elwitt: drums, backing vocals
Ted Kersten: backing vocals
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:25pm Kat in Chicago:

They don't call her The Nazz for nothin'
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:25pm Gaylord Fields:

(Non-parody song)
Avatar 🙉 11:25pm TonyR:

I saw the CJ title early on the playlist but was not within a mile of guessing the tackled song. kudos.
  11:25pm Joe Coffee:

(Still so good)
  11:26pm P-90:

very spirited vocal
  11:26pm Matt Fiveash:

“bass, vocals”/“bass vocals”=“ground hogmeat”/“groundhog meat”
Avatar 11:27pm Nutley Sam:

muh-muh-muh-muh-muh-muh-muh-Matt
  11:27pm Joe Coffee:

Reminds me of a merrier Modern Lovers
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:27pm medson:

What a night!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:27pm Kat in Chicago:

Frickin geniuses all of y'all
Avatar 11:27pm tak:

that was great!
Avatar 🙉 11:28pm TonyR:

Missed doing laundry, but totally worth it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:28pm listener 126464:

Thank you A Date With Elves!
Avatar 🙉 11:28pm Wild Honey:

Brilliant!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:28pm Gaylord Fields:

Take a bow, A Date With Elves, a nine-piece band that proves you can't spell "non-talented" without "nonet"!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:28pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Standing ovation for all involved
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:28pm briania:

Tree-mendous! Thanks, Dave, and happy xmas!~
Avatar 11:28pm Nutley Sam:

Next week: bloopers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:29pm alanSixº:

man thanx all you elves that was fantastic
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:29pm dave miss:

Nice work Gaylord!
  11:29pm sufferwords:

the best thanks for the effort
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:29pm Gaylord Fields:

Sam, I think those were the bloopers.
  11:29pm Rudie:

Yay!!! A Date With Elves!!!!!
Avatar 11:29pm Glynis GirlGroupGirl:

Perfect accompaniment to some Christmas baking. Loving the Elves!
Avatar 🙉 11:29pm TonyR:

Surrey down.
Avatar 🙉 11:30pm TheManWhoLaughs:

I wanna hear the recordings were Gaylord is cursing at everyone like he's Howard Cosell
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:30pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

Stoned soul Christmas!
  11:30pm Marc in Towaco.:

Wsiting for St. Nick or I want a toy. It's a toss up. Both win as my favorite.
Avatar 🙉 11:31pm TonyR:

Gaylord was more like the Beach Boys' Dad: withering sarcasm, and draining of spirits.
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:32pm medson:

Fietje
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:32pm dave miss:

Randi!?!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:32pm Gaylord Fields:

That's Dutch for "please call Interpol!"
Avatar 11:32pm Nutley Sam:

Gaylord was more like Broderick Crawford -- get his takes early before he passes out drunk
  11:32pm P-90:

Where’s the outtake where Gaylord asks the engineer “just what do you want, in the DEPTHS of your ignorance…?”
  11:32pm fietje:

Merry Christmas everybody!
  11:33pm SeanG:

Ichiban!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:33pm dave miss:

I mean with a name like Randi Ralston, you could do any kinda porn
Avatar 🙉 11:33pm TonyR:

Is that Orson Welles, the "DEPTHS" soundbite?
Avatar 🙉 11:33pm TonyR:

Gaylord, take 23: "Ah the French."
  11:33pm Andrea is a Masshole Now:

Sam was all over those tunes!! What a treat on this Xmas Eve Eve! Miss you my friend.
Avatar 11:34pm Nutley Sam:

Big A! xoxo!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:34pm dave miss:

@Tony I love those Outtakes
  11:35pm P-90:

Hoo-eee that Dates with Elves experience just dropped out of nowhere and floored everyone, as if that was the intention.
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:35pm Gaylord Fields:

@dave miss: You're close: www.consciousawakening.net
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:37pm Gaylord Fields:

And that is THE Randy Ralston!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:38pm dave miss:

@Gaylord. “Ahh the ACSB”
Sexological Bodyworkers of course
  11:38pm P-90:

“Pleasure Coach”, huh
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:38pm Fishtown Mike:

Mr. Spazz, had to take a quick break from cooking & jump on the board briefly. The show's been outstanding. A Date With Elves knocked it out of the park. Cozy brown snow of the east, indeed...damn that was a spectacular set.
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:39pm Gaylord Fields:

I wonder if Randy Ralston's greeting is "Hello, every body!"?
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:40pm dave miss:

@Gaylord
You’re killing me! LOL
Avatar 11:42pm Nutley Sam:

@Gaylord HAHAHA
  11:43pm P-90:

@Gaylord: I can’t breathe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:44pm Kat in Chicago:

Night Manger!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:45pm medson:

Randy Ralston has some great testimonials on that site.
  11:45pm Dungaroos Kipawah:

I can’t wait for the “Xmas Most Foul” Dylan parody
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:46pm Gaylord Fields:

Looks like "Lump of Coal" is gonna become a Xmas Fiasco perennial, like that Donald Duck cartoon in Sweden!
  11:46pm Dungaroos Kipawah:

All 67 minutes of it
  11:46pm 609tothe510:

Loving this night manger!!!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:46pm medson:

I wonder if we’re getting any Santa Hanukkah Freeway tonight.
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:47pm Gaylord Fields:

@medson: I don't even want to think about Randy Ralston's "testimonials"!
  11:47pm 609tothe510:

testemonials, you mean
  11:48pm P-90:

How did the Swedes get so far ahead of us in so many things? Really concerning to me…
Avatar 🙉 11:48pm TonyR:

Keep it clean! It's CHRISTMAS!
Avatar 🙉 11:48pm TheManWhoLaughs:

Epic!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:48pm Gaylord Fields:

"Chimney hole"!!!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:48pm medson:

@609 dammit why didn’t I say that.
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:49pm Mr. Pumpy:

What was that bit about ham? Someone please tell me.
Avatar 🙉 11:49pm Wild Honey:

The harmonica playing is sublime
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:49pm Mr. Pumpy:

Also...happy holiday-time to all!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:51pm Mr. Pumpy:

Wild Honey, Do you mean the hamonica?!
  11:51pm Greg from ZONE 5:

It’s been another successful year. Now it's time to start preparations for NEXT CHRISTMAS!
Avatar 🙉 11:52pm Wild Honey:

ha ha yes
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:52pm medson:

Bravo to another Christmas Fiasco. Top notch entertainment
  11:53pm P-90:

Only Christmas song ever containing the phrase “like a complete A-hole”
Avatar 🙉 11:53pm TonyR:

JB could be so earnest sometimes, it sometimes hurt.
Avatar 11:53pm Nutley Sam:

On the album version we get to say "asshole"
Avatar 11:54pm Dave the Spazz:

Merry Xmess, all! Thanks for tunin' in. Mike Sin next week, See ya next year!
Avatar 11:54pm tak:

merry ximpmas
Avatar 🙉 11:54pm TonyR:

And we wanna be FREE. Free to say "asshole" without getting hassled by the MAN!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:54pm Kat in Chicago:

I think "a-hole" was actually funnier
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:55pm medson:

See ya around Spazz. Thanks again
Goodnight all
  11:55pm P-90:

Thanks @Dave for another year of all this glorious crap!
Avatar 🙉 11:55pm TonyR:

Many censored pop hits are better than the unfiltered versions.
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:55pm dave miss:

You’ll get those undies one day Señor Spazz
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:55pm JG:

Good stuff
Avatar 🙉 11:55pm Wild Honey:

Thank you Dave, Spazzy Claus, and Date with Elves!
Avatar 🙉 11:56pm TonyR:

THank you for 2021, Mr. Dave!!!!!
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:56pm JOE FROM DC:

Merry Christmas Spazz! And thanks for getting us thru 2021!
Avatar 🙉 11:56pm TheManWhoLaughs:

Thanks Dave and The Dating Elves!
  11:56pm P-90:

(“A-hole” IS better btw)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks, Spazz and army of helpers. Happy holidays, gang!
  11:57pm Joe Coffee:

I truly feel blessed to have been listening tonight. Thank you Spazz, the Elves and WFMU listeners everywhere. Merry Christmas
Avatar 🙉 11:58pm TheManWhoLaughs:

It's best when you say the word "asshole" and then edit different sound effects over each one, semi covering the word up
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:58pm lorenzoelsuave:

Thank you Dave, Merry Christmas!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58pm Kat in Chicago:

Thanks to all concerned for another Spazztastic Christmas show
  11:58pm P-90:

A Date with Elves, I erroneously called them “Dates with Elves”, I was thinking of the Costner elf movie
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58pm van chinski:

BEAUTIFUL SHOW, DAVE! Happy Everything!
  11:59pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Thanks, Spazz!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59pm joe mulligan:

Thank you Mr Spazz and the whole Date With Elves Singers. you made the holidays
Avatar 12:01am Glynis GirlGroupGirl:

Stupidpendous!! Thank-you!!!
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