Uncontrollable Urge (Music)
Wed Dec 25th 2013 12.00pm–2.00pm
N=music new at the station.
L=local music. Your
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Time zone: central
Sam Phillips “Cold Dark Night” (self 2009)Buy it!
The Beginning Of The End “Gee Whiz, It's Christmas” from Santa's Funk & Soul Christmas Party, Vol. 2 (Tramp Records 2013) —1971. Original B-Side to "Funky Nassau". Thanks to John Wendeland & Roy Kasten for sharing this one.Buy it!
The Black Widows “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” from A Vital Gesture Xmas, Vol. 1 (Vital Gesture 2001) —Today's music bed.Buy it!
Mike, Peggy and Penny Seeger “Sing-A-Lamb” from American Folk Songs for Christmas (Rounder 1989)Buy it!
The New Pornographers “Joseph, Who Understood” from The Spirit of Giving - EP (Matador Records 2007) —Great song from the perspective of everyone's favorite step-dad.Buy it!
The Pretenders “2000 Miles” from Learning to Crawl (Sire Records 1984)Buy it!
Claudine Longet “I Don't Intend To Spend Christmas Without You” from I Don't Intend To Spend Christmas Without You Single (A&M 1968)Buy it!
El Vez “The Little Drummer Boy” from Sno-Way Jose: An El Vez Christmas Album (Graciasland Records 2004) —More Genius At Work from El Vez. See if you can notice the music parts he's stealing/paying tribute to/mixing?Buy it!
Tight Pants Syndrome “How Did You Get to Be Mine (This Christmas)?” from Singles CD ALBUM (Blip Blap! 2008) LBuy it!
Middle Class Fashion “The Night Is Done” from Sentimental Singles (self-released 2012) L —Middle Class Fashion & Tight Pants Syndrome share some members.Buy it!
Aimee Mann “I Was Thinking I Could Clean Up for Christmas [FCC Clean]” from The Forgotten Arm CD ALBUM (SuperEgo Records 2005)Buy it!
Low “Just Like Christmas” from XFM: It's A Cool, Cool Christmas (Jeepster 2000)Buy it!
The School “Kiss You In The Snow” from Happy New Year 2008 - EP (Elefant Records 2007)Buy it!
The Red Squares With Dave Stone “Santa Don't Stop For Me” from Better Than Fruitcake (Sound System 2000) LBuy it!
Duke Ellington “Sugar Rum Cherry (Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy)” from The Nutcracker Suite (Pure Pleasure 1960)Buy it!
Geyer Street Sheiks “Mama, Don't Give All The Lard Away” from Bootleg (self 1998) L —Playing at The Tap Room on Sat. Dec 28 8pm and I think at The Focal Point this weekend too.Buy it!
Vince Guaraldi Trio “Linus And Lucy” from A Charlie Brown Christmas (Expanded Edition) (Universal Music Group International 2006) —1965.Buy it!
King Missile “Jesus Was Way Cool” from Mystical Shit / Fluting On the Hump (Shimmy Disc 1990)Buy it!
The Superions “Teddy and Betty Yeti” from Destination... Christmas! (Fanatic 2010)Buy it!
Dengue Fever “Little Drummer Boy” from Little Drummer Boy - Single (Tuk Tuk Records 2013) N R —Happy Birthday to Anders from Eunice. Brand New Xmas single on the heels of their new Girl From The North EP.Buy it!
Super Furry Animals “The Gift That Keeps Giving” from Hey Venus! (Rough Trade 2007) —Hope your getting/giving some of these this year.Buy it!
The High Dials “Snowed In” from Anthems For Doomed Youth (Rainbow Quartz 2010)Buy it!
The Blind Eyes “Christmas AM Gold” from A Very Bert Dax Christmas Vol. 7 (Bert Dax Cavalcade Of Stars 2008) LBuy it!
NoMeansNo “Joy” from In the Fishtank 1 - EP (In The Fishtank 1996) —Their good will towards men moment.Buy it!
Tom Holliston “Christmas Office Party [FCC Clean]” from Rotherhithe (Spider Invasion Records 2011)Buy it!
Descendents “Christmas Vacation” from I Don't Want to Grow Up VINYL ALBUM (SST 1985)Buy it!
The Sonics “Santa Claus” from Don't Believe In Christmas b/w Santa Claus (Norton 1998)Buy it!
The Bellrays “Back Door Santa” from A Vital Gesture Xmas, Vol. 1 (Vital Gesture 2001) R —For Joe "He don't come but once a year" W., substitute for Clarence Carter version.Buy it!
The Soul Duo “Just A Sad Xmas” from Just a Sad Xmas single (Shiptown 1970) —Another one thanks to Roy & John.Buy it!
Chef aka Isaac Hayes “What The Hell Child Is This?” from Mr. Hankey's Christmas Classics (American 1999)Buy it!
Christopher Guest, Brian Doyle-Murray, Gilda Radnor “Kung Fu Christmas” from The Classic National Lampoon (Uproar Entertainment 2004) —1975. Hope you all have one today.Buy it!
Spinal Tap “Christmas With the Devil” from Smell The Glove (Polymer 1984) —Get well Davis St. Hubbins (Michael McKeon) who was hit by a car the other day.Buy it!
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