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Spinitron - KDHX: Train of Thought Fri Dec 23rd 2011

Train of Thought (Music)

Fri Dec 23rd 2011 3.00am–5.00am

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links

Time zone: central

3:03am

The Raveonettes “Christmas In Cleveland” from Wishing You a Rave Christmas - EP (Vice Records 2008)Buy it!

3:08am

Built to Spill “Linus And Lucy” from 45 for 'Water Sleepers' (Warner) —The dirty guitar tone makes me happy.Buy it!

3:11am

Tom Waits “Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis” from Used Songs: 1973-1980 (Ekektra 2001)Buy it!

3:14am

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones “X'Mas Time (It Sure Doesn't Feel Like It)” from We Won't Be Home for Christmas - EP (Hip-O) —Indeed.Buy it!

3:17am

They Might Be Giants “Santa's Beard” from Holidayland (Restless 2001) —The bass line in this snappy track is sublime.Buy it!

3:19am

The Help “All I Want For Christmas Is A Billion No Bid Contract” from A Very Bert Dax Christmas Vol 6 (Bert Dax Cavalcade Of Stars) —Don't we all?Buy it!

3:22am

Paul Westerberg “Always In A Manger” from D.G.T (Dry Wood 2009)Buy it!

3:25am

The Eels “Everything's Gonna Be Cool This Christmas” from Useless Trinkets-B Sides, Soundtracks, Rarieties and Unreleased 1996-2006 (Geffen)Buy it!

3:28am

Gentleman Auction House “On The Rooftop” from Christmas In Love - EP (Emergency Umbrella 2008) —My favorite part of the song is the boy/girl back and forth on this song.Buy it!

3:31am

Tight Pants Syndrome “Deep In My Heart It's Christmas” from KDHXmas 2011 (KDHX 2011N L —I like just about everything this band does.Buy it!

3:35am

Highway Matrons “Got The Blues For Christmas” from A Very Bert Dax Christmas Volume 3 (Bert Dax Cavalcade Of StarsLBuy it!

3:40am

Rev. Horton Heat “Winter Wonderland” from We Three Kings (Yep Roc 2005)Buy it!

3:43am

Cracker “Merry Christmas Emily” from Forever (BACK PORCH 2001) —Cracker coming to town on 1/6! David Lowery writes about this song: http://300songs.com/2010/07/26/12-merry-christmas-emily-cracker/Buy it!

3:47am

Pearl Jam “Don't Believe In Christmas” from Holiday Single 2002 (tenclub.net 2002) —The Sonics coverBuy it!

3:50am

Fitz & the Tantrums “Santa Stole My Lady” (Dangerbird www.dangerbirdrecords.com 2010) —You can download this and 39 other tracks from Paste for free! http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2011/12/the-paste-2011-christmas-sampler-40-free-christmas.htmlBuy it!

3:53am

John Zorn “The Christmas Song” from A Dreamer's Christmas (Tzadik 2011N  —Mike Patton does vocals on this, which pretty much makes this record a holy grail.Buy it!

3:56am

Hathead Jones “The Night Santa Went Crazy” from A Very Bert Dax Christmas Volume 9 (Bert Dax Cavalcade Of Stars 2011N LBuy it!

3:59am

El Vez “Santa Claus Is Sometimes Brown” from Merry MeX-mas (Sympathy for the Record Industry 2012) —My wife turned me on to this dude way back when we met.Buy it!

4:01am

Cherry Poppin' Daddies “Butch The Gay Santa Claus” from Santa's Swingin' Sack (KROQ 1998) —From a radio station comp in LA that used to a holiday record every year, started in 1998 when swing music was loving a little resurgenceBuy it!

4:04am

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy “Mr. Heatmiser” from Everything You Want for Christmas (Vanguard 2004) —A kickin' version of this song. My son has asked for this at bed time for 5 or 6 years (he's 8) and I still don't know all the words.Buy it!

4:08am

Save Ferris “Christmas Wrapping” from Santa's Swingin Sack (KROQ 1998) —Waitresses cover, more or less, the lyrics have been changed a bit to talk about being Jewish in LA at Christmas time.Buy it!

4:11am

Funky Butt Brass Band “I'll Be Your Santa Baby” from Shiny Christmas Balls (Funky Butt Brass Band 2011N L —I recommend that you acquire this at http://funkybuttbrassband.bandcamp.com/Buy it!

4:14am

Mojo Nixon & The Toadliquors “Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto” from Horny Holidays! (Triple X Records 1992)Buy it!

4:18am

Run D.M.C “Christmas In Hollis” from A Very Special Christmas (A&M 1992) —The greatest Christmas song of all time. I'll arm wrestle you if you feel differently.Buy it!

4:21am

Downtime “Santa Is Your Daddy (take 9)” from Downtime's Christmas Catheter (Faulty Codpiece Records 1999L —Another holiday from defunct local musical geniuses.Buy it!

4:24am

Cadillac Voodoo Choir “Ho, Ho, Home For Christmas” from Local Licks Yule Rock (KLBJ)Buy it!

4:27am

The Humpers “Run, Run Rudolph” from Happy Birthday, Baby Jesus (Sympathy for the Record Industry 45 1995) —Probably my favorite version of this, maybe I should do a study of all the versions I have....Buy it!

4:31am

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals “Naughty Naughty Children (Better Start Actin' Nice)” from Christmas with Grace Potter & The Nocturnals - Single (Hollywood Records 2011N Buy it!

Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.