Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band “Upon The My-O-My” from Unconditionally Guaranteed (Mercury 1974) —R.I.P. Don Van Vliet, aka Captain BeefheartBuy it!
Gringo Star “It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry” from Live At KDHX, 03/23/09 (KDHX 2009) —a Bob Dylan cover, recorded on Mystery Train last yearBuy it!
Bug “Cold Night In St. Louis” from A Very Bert Dax Christmas Volume Four (The Bert Dax Calvalcade of Stars 2005) LBuy it!
Grandpa's Ghost “War” from Hear Past The Static (The Tumble/Love Version) (Upland 2002) L —playing Wednesday, December 22 at the Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center - with special guest Tim Garrigan and an opening set by Eric HallBuy it!
Julius Hemphill “Reflections” (Freedom 1975) LBuy it!
The Conformists “Silent Night” from Better Than Fruitcake (Sound System 2000) LBuy it!
The Growlers “Graveyard's Full” from Hot Tropics (Everloving 2010) N Buy it!
Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs “Escalator” from Medicine County VINYL ALBUM (Transdreamer 2009)Buy it!
Lucky Old Sons “Friendly Valley” (self-released 2009) L —playing Wednesday, December 22 at Off BroadwayBuy it!
Captain Beefheart & his Magic Band “Zig Zag Wanderer” from Safe As Milk (Buddha 1999) —originally released in 1967, featuring Ry Cooder on guitarBuy it!
David Rovics “Henry Ford Was A Fascist” from We Just Want The World (self-released 1998) R Buy it!
The Dresden Dolls “Mrs. O” from Yes, Virginia (Roadrunner 2006) —"no winter and no santa claus, yes virginia..."Buy it!
The Williamson Brothers and Curry “Gonna Die With My Hammer In My Hand” from Anthology Of American Folk Music Volume 1 (Smithsonian Folkways 1997)Buy it!
Lee Hazlewood “Long Black Train” from Trouble Is A Lonesome Town (Smells Like Records 1999) —originally released in 1963Buy it!
Eliza Carthy “Train Song” from Angels & Cigarettes (Warner Bros. 2000)Buy it!
Karl Blau “March Into The Warm Bay (Fantasy)” from The Coconutcracker Suite (KLAPS) —background music for today's showBuy it!
Karl Blau “Dance Of The Seaweed Kites” from The Coconutcracker Suite (KLAPS) —Tchaikovsky dubBuy it!
Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band “There Ain't No Santa Claus On The Evenin' Stage” from The Spotlight Kid (Reprise 1972) R Buy it!
Leatherface “Nutcase” from The Stormy Petrel VINYL ALBUM (No Idea 2010) N Buy it!
Fear “New York's Alright If You Like Saxophones” from The Record (Slash 1981)Buy it!
Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros “Forbidden City” from Rock Art And The X-Ray Style (Hellcat Records 1999)Buy it!
Black James “Yellow Sea” from Black James' Waterhead (self-released 2010) N LBuy it!
Larissa Dalle “Far From Lonely” from That's What We're Here For (self-released 2001) LBuy it!
Lemuria “Chautauqua County” from Pebble (Bridge Nine 2011) N —playing at Off Broadway on Thursday, December 30 with The Humanoids and BagheeraBuy it!
Split Lip Rayfield “All I Got” from In The Mud (Bloodshot 1999)Buy it!
Rasputina “Sweet Sister Temperance” from Sister Kinderhook MP3/FILE ALBUM (Filthy Bonnet Co. 2010)Buy it!
Black Sabbath “War Pigs / Luke's Wall” from Paranoid CD ALBUM (Rhino Records 1970)Buy it!
Ultraman “Museum” from Non-Existence (new red archives 1990) L —playing at Fubar on December 29Buy it!
Bagheera “Not Chasing Ghosts” from Twelves (Asian Man 2004) LBuy it!
Bunnygrunt “Season's Freaklings” from Better Than Fruitcake (Sound System 2000)Buy it!
Captain Beefheart & his Magic Band “My Human Gets Me Blues” from Trout Mask Replica (Reprise Records 1970)Buy it!
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