Have A Cool Yule & Treat Everybody Right: Christmas Music Mix 2018


What Christmas Means To Me, The Soul Rebels, 2017
Christmas Everywhere, Rodney Crowell & Lera Lynn, 2018
Bad Kid, JD McPherson, 2018
Happy Birthday Guadalupe, The Killers w/ Wild Light & Mariachi El Bronx, 2011
Fairytale Of New York, Saints & Sinners, 2014
Christmas Lullaby, Shane MacGowan and the Popes, 1996
Christmas On Skidmore, Ural Thomas and the Pain, 2017
Sha La Da La La (Christmas Time), The She La Das, 2013
Christmas Time Is Here, Lucius, 2018
Merry Christmas, Joseph Washington Jr, 1983
Christmas By The Bar-B-Que, Lynn August, 1995
Santa's Got The Christmas Blues, Denise Lasalle, 1993
Back Door Santa, JC Brooks Band, 2017
Merry Christmas Baby, Otis Redding, 1967
May Ev'ry Day Be Christmas, Irma Thomas and Preservation Hall Jazz Band, 2012
Big Red and the Cool Yule, Jimmy Bowman, 1961

June - 2018

1) Crosseyed and Painless, Angelique Kidjo
2) Gangnidodo, Cornaire Sailfou Michel et L''Orchestre El Rego & ses Commandos
3) Kelim, Spike Orchestra
4) Dos Camions, Los Sospechosos
5) I Don't Wanna Be Called Yo Ni-a, Brownout
6) Do Right To Me Baby, Bettye LaVette
7) Do Right by Me, Margo Price
8) Stone Soul Picnic, Laura Nyro
9) I'll be Rested When The Roll Is Called, Ry Cooder
10) She Ain't Going Home, John Lurie
11) My God Has A Telephone, The Flying Star Of Brooklyn
12) She Won't Be Gone Long, The Sentiments
13) As I Live and Breath, Eli Paperboy Reed & High and Mighty Brass Band
14) Untitled Original 11383, John Coltrane
15) Galaxy, War

March - 2018


1) Abide With Me, Thelonious Monk Septet, Monk's Music
2) Tree (Today Is An Important Occasion), David Byrne, The Knee Plays
3) Everybody's Coming To My House, David Byrne, American Utopia
4) Flores y Tamales, Calexico, The Thread That Keeps Us
5) Unconditional Waltz, Calexico, The Thread That Keeps Us
6) America, Kramer featuring Bill Frisell, The Brill Building, Book Two
7) Neighbors, Lucius, Nudes
8) Nedayeh Bahar, Habibi, Cardamom Garden
9) Year Zero, Sloan, 12
10) Sorrow, Paul Schaffer & the World's Most Dangerous Band featuring Jenny Lewis, S/T
11) House Of Woodcock Part 1, Johnny Greenwood, The Phantom Thread
12) Elisa's Theme, Alexandre Desplat, The Shape Of Water
13) Love Me or Leave Me, Nina Simone, Mood Indigo: The Complete Bethlehem Singles
14) Mr. Henry, Eula Cooper, Let Our Love Grow Higher
15) I'll Call you Back Later, Gloria Barnes, Utopia
16) I Got To Be Myself, Rance Allen Group, Stax Singles Vol 4
17) He's On Time, The Harlem Gospel Travelers (45)
18) Do What You Gotta Do, Soul Revival, Eccentric Soul: The Cash Label
19) Step Out Pt 1, Sonny Carter, Eccentric Soul: The Cash Label

WE ALL CAN BE SANTA CLAUS - Christmas Music Mix 2017


Every Day Well Be Like A Holiday, Carole King, 2011
Santa Claus Baby, Joan Osborne, 2005
Santa Claus Blues, Clarence Williams Trio, 1925
Santa Claus Is From The South, Benny Martin, 1963
Christmas Dinner, Tennessee Ernie Ford, 1951
Deck The Halls, Lou Rawls, 2006
Sleigh Ride, Herb Geller Quartet, 1954
The Twelve Days of Christmas, Lucky Luck, 1962
Smitty’s Xmas Toy Piano, The Skunks, 1959
Holly Jolly Christmas, Tav Falco, 2017
Prancer’s Got Some Red Spots, The Shades, 1966
I Want A Hippopotamus for Hanukkah, The Jimmies, 2011
White Christmas, Iggy Pop, 2009
I Want You For Christmas, Cheap Trick, 2012
Rain, Sleet, Snow, Paul Revere and The Raiders, 1967
Big Bulbs, Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, 2015
Merry Christmas Baby (remix), Lindby, 2015
Santa’s Got A Bag Of Soul, The Soul Saints Orchestra, 2007
A Funky Xmas To You, J. Hines and The Boys, 1968
Mama Xmas, Hot Water, 2016
Cool Yule, Donny Burns, 1962

A CHRISTMAS BUSTER - Christmas Music Mix 2016

Parade Of The Wooden Soldiers, Ethel Smith, 1950
Santa’s Too Fat For the Hula Hoop, The Pixies with Thurl Ravenscroft, 1958
Santa Got Stuck In The Chimney, The Rusch Sisters, 198?
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town, The Shades, 1966
Secret Santa, The Barbary Coasters, 2010
Deck The Halls, Shadowy Men On A Shadowy Planet, 1991
Winter Wonderland, Booker T & The MGs, 1966
Snowmans Stomp, Steve Gray, 1969
Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight), The Connection, 2014
Every Day’s A Holiday, Piney Gir, 2012
How Godzilla Saved Christmas, The Benefit, 2014
It's Hillbilly Christmas, The Candy Mountain Boys, 1959
Ho! Ho! Ho! (Who'd Be A Turkey At Christmas), Elton John, 1973
Disco Claus, The Bionic I, 197?
Jingle Bells, Rev T.L. Barrett with The Youth For Christ Choir, 2010
Every Day Will Be Like A Holiday, The Sweet Inspirations, 1969
Christmas In Chicago, Leon Russell, 1972
Please Come Home For Christmas, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, 2015
Another Lonely Christmas, Prince, 1984
Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth, David Bowie & Bing Crosby, 1982 (recorded 1977)
December, Earth, Wind and Fire, 2014

Mayonnaise Be Merry And Bright: Christmas Music Mix 2015

Mayonnaise Be Merry And Bright: Christmas Music Mix 2015

Happy Holidays - The Manhattan Transfer, 2014
The Old Chimney - The Wilder Bros, 1955
Let It Snow - Anita O’ Day, 1984
This Christmas - Abbey Lincoln & Christian McBride, 2004
We Wish You A Merry Christmas - Booker T & The MGs, 1966
The Day It Snows on Christmas - Allen Toussaint, 2008
Christmas in Dixie - Blind Boys Of Alabama, 2013
Christmas - Chuck Berry, 1970
Santa Claus Blues - Champion Jack Dupree, 1945
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer - The Texas Tornadoes, 2009
Burrito - Don Lucas, 1962
Hi Dee Do Gee Santa - Dolly McCoy & The Shabells, 196?
Santa - The Woggles, 1992
(Gimme, Gimme) I’ve Been Good - The Alter Egos, 2002
Shakana Santa Shake It - Bo Dollis and The Wild Magnolias (featuring Bonerama), 2008
Soul Santa - Funk Machine, 1973
If Santa Don't Bring You No Funk - Big Sugar & Wide Mouth Mason, 2011
White Christmas - Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, 2014
Soulful Christmas - Ray Harris & The Fusion Experience, 2010
Christmas Groove - Vernon Garrett with Sir Stan & The Counts, 1985-ish

Where does the title of this mix come from. Have a listen to Otis Redding sing White Christmas - "Mayonnaise be Merry and Bright" might become an ear worm you won't be able to get rid of.

Christmas!!, Again - Christmas Music Mix 2014

1)    Bing Bang Holiday – Bleu, 1999
2)    Frosty The Snowman – Nat King Cole, 1950
3)  Jake The Flake – Bobby Starr, 1962
4)    Rock and Roll Christmas – Cordell Jackson, 1956
5)  Santa Claus Rock and Roll - Kathy And Jimmy Zee, 1959
6)   Cowboy Santa Claus – Bill Lacey (with Lil Armstrong and her Ebony-Aires), 1959
7)  Christmas Round The Corner,  Smuggy Williams, 1976
8)   Rock'N'Roll It's Christmas Time! - Bay City Rollers Starring Les McKeown, 2014
9)  It’s Almost Christmas – The Hi-Fi, 1982
10) The Seasons Upon Us - Dropkick Murphys, 2012
11)  Every Day Is Christmas (When I'm Lovin' You) - Charles Bradley, 2010
12)  Dear Santa Claus – Bobby Womack, 1999
13) Merry Christmas – Sister Lucille Pope and The Pearly Gates, 1975
14) Merry Christmas, I Love You – James Brown, 1966
15) I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus – The Blue Beaters, 2014
16) Santa Claus Is Gonna Make It Right - The Reverend Shawn Amos, 2014
17)  Just Another Christmas Song – Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, 2014
18)  Adeste Fidelis/Have Another Happy Noel! – Will Ryan, 2005
19)  Hooray For Santa Claus, King Kukulele & The Friki Tikis, 2008
20) Let Me Be Annie For Christmas, Hally McGehean, 1980
21)  Christmas Piggy – The Hunt Sisters, 1961
22) What Can You Get a Wookiee for Christmas (When He Already Owns a Comb) - The Star Wars Intergalactic Droid Choir and Chorale, 1980

Christmas Music Mix 2013


Gimme Some Funk For Christmas - The Bell Rays
Funky Funky Xmas - Electric Jungle
Deck The Halls - Little Jimmy Thomas
Santas Got A Brand New Bag - Gary Walker
Santafly - Martin Mull (with The Sondra Baskin Glee Club)
Jinguru-Beru - Toshiro Midori
Jingle Bells - The Maddox Brothers and Sister Rose
It's A Hillbilly Xmas - The Candy Mountain Boys
Santa's Helper - Groovey Joe Poovey & The Big "D" Boys
Santa Claus, Santa Claus - Dennis Turner
Papa St Nick - Beausoleil
Christmas Choo Choo Train - Coy McDaniel & Shorty Warren
Xmas Cha-Chs Choo Choo Train - The Kent Harlan Orchestra
Christmasville - Jimmy Charles
Xmas Song - The Prissteens
I Don't Intend To Spend Christmas Without You - Margo Guryan
I've Fallen In Love With A Snowman - Millie Small
Santa Claus, That's Me - Vernon Dalhart
A Ride On Santa's Slide - The Peter Wood Singers
Santa Claus Blues - Ken Whiteley
A Christmas Night In Harlem - The Novelteers (Raymond Scott)
Good Morning Blues - Dee Dee Ford
Merry Xmas - Little Willie Littlefield
Blues For Christmas - John Lee Hooker
Merry Christmas Baby - The Hentchmen
Christmas Lights - Wild Billy Childish & The Musicians Of The British Empire
Winter Wonderland - The Avalanches
Xmas Tree - King Stitt
Gee Whiz, It's Christmas - The Beginning Of The End
Twas The Day Before Christmas Boogie - Harry The Hipster

Christmas Music Mix 2012

2012 Christmas Music Mix

Winter Wonderland - Rag Fair
Let It Snow - The Diplomats of Solid Sound, featuring The Diplomettes
Mary X-Mas - Nina Hagan
North Pole Rock - Cathy Sharpe
Jingle Bell Slide - Jack Scott
A Change At Christmas (Say It Isn't So) - The Flaming Lips
Snow White Rock Christmas - Vibra Corporation
Happy Xmas (War Is Over) - INSPi
Detroit Christmas - Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise
It's Christmas - Ultimate Ovation
Mr. Santa Claus - Nathaniel Meyer
Christmas Day - Detroit Junior
You Won't Have To Wait Till Xmas - Lee Rogers
Santa Doesn't Come To Little Jewish Children's Houses - Yid Kids
Fruitcake - The Superions
Canadian Christmas - The Fleshtones
Taking Cate Of Christmas - Randy Bachman
Twelve Days Of Christmas - Bob  Doug McKenzie
Down On Christmas - Stompin Tom Connors
Run Rudolph Run - Bryan Adams
All I Want For Christmas...is the Leafs to Win the up - Helix
A Quick One (Pete Townsend's Christmas) - Wild Billy Childish & The Musicians Of The British Empire
It's Christmas Time - Mr President
A Groovy Christmas & New Year - Pee Pee Dynamite
Xmas Done Got Funky - Jimmy Jules & Nuclear Soul System
Christmas Baby Please Come Home - Darlene Love
Santa's Got A Big Old Bag - The BellRays
Signs of Christmas - James Brown
The Night Before Christmas - The Chipmunks with David Seville