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WeeFuse’s Virtual Turntable: Christmas Eve Edition

I'd wear it!

I’d wear it!

I’ve you haven’t already you’re probably going to be in a position over the next day or two where you’re subjected to the same old Christmas music- Mannheim Steamroller, David Bowie and Bing Crosby singing “Little Drummer Boy,” somebody long-dead singing “White Christmas,” etc..  This will lead to all of the predictable outcomes: migraines, heavy drinking, insults that can’t be taken back, and perhaps even violence.

With all of that in mind, I offer you a refuge should you be able to commandeer the “hi-fi” at your destination of choice with my special holiday playlist- about two hours of music that will show both your Christmas spirit and bolster your level of cool among your family and friends.  Here you go:

  • The Alarm:  Happy Christmas (War Is Over)
  • U2:  Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home)
  • Carla Thomas:  Gee Whiz, It’s Christmas
  • Mono Puff:  Careless Santa
  • Chuck Berry:  Run, Rudolph, Run
  • Reverend Horton Heat:  Frosty the Snowman
  • James Brown:  Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto
  • George Thorogood & The Destroyers:  Merry Christmas Baby
  • Reverend Horton Heat:  Jingle Bells
  • Elvis Presley:  Blue Christmas
  • They Might Be Giants:  Santa’s Beard
  • Roy Orbison:  Pretty Paper
  • Reverend Horton Heat:  Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
  • Run-D.M.C.:  Christmas Is…
  • Morphine:  Sexy Christmas Baby Mine
  • Reverend Horton Heat:  Santa Bring My Baby Back
  • Run-D.M.C:  Christmas In Hollis
  • Albert King:  Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin’
  • Reverend Horton Heat:  Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
  • The Brian Setzer Orchestra:  Santa Claus Is Back In Town
  • Rufus Thomas:  I’ll Be Your Santa Baby
  • Reverend Horton Heat:  Santa Looked a Lot Like Daddy
  • The Pogues:  Fairytale of New York
  • The Emotions:  What Do the Lonely Do at Christmas
  • Reverend Horton Heat:  Santa On the Roof
  • Glasvegas:  A Snowflake Fell (And It Felt Like A Kiss)
  • The Emotions:  Black Christmas
  • Reverend Horton Heat:  Silver Bells
  • The Staples Singers:  Who Took the Merry Out of Christmas?
  • Reverend Horton Heat:  We Three Kings
  • Spinal Tap:  Christmas With the Devil
  • Carla Thomas:  All I Want for Christmas Is You
  • Reverend Horton Heat:  What Child Is This
  • Booker T & the MGs:  Jingle Bells
  • The Ramones:  Merry Christmas (I Don’t Wanna Fight Tonight)
  • Reverend Horton Heat:  Winter Wonderland
  • Otis Redding:  White Christmas

Alright, turn up the volume and go open your presents!!

PS:  The firs person who asks me why I didn’t just make this a Spotify playlist is banned from the site for one week.  Also, GET OFF MY LAWN!!

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One comment on “WeeFuse’s Virtual Turntable: Christmas Eve Edition

  1. Sculptor?!?
    December 24, 2014

    Yeah, well, I LIKE Burl Ives and Bing Crosby. And those are infinitely better than the alternative: Roger Whittaker, Barry Manilow, Helen Reddy, and The Beach Boys (and there’s more, and they’re worse). And people wonder why I refuse to drive for 13+ hours? *shudder* I prefer staying home and ignoring all of it (including the Bing Crosby, actually).

    Happy Christmas Scrooge! -Marley

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