Xmas Playlist, WSUM, 2009-12-15, 6-8am

I will be out of town during the next two regularly scheduled slots for Pattern Recognition, so this week’s show is my Christmas card to you all. Many thanks to Nate G. and Randy B. for covering my shifts.

The Christmas Show:

  1. Little Drummer Boy by Lindstrom from Little Drummer Boy Single [Self-Released]
  2. If You Were Born Today by Low from Christmas [Chair Kickers Union]
  3. Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight), Ramones cover by Asobi Seksu from Do You EAR What I EAR? [Ear Farm]
  4. Tennessee Christmas by Alabama from Time-Life Treasury of Christmas [Time-Life]
  5. Please Daddy (Don’t Get Drunk This Christmas) by The Decemberists from Connect Set: The Decemberists EP [Capitol]
  6. My Uncle Ruined Christmas Again by The Nephews feat. Uncle Jerk from SSMXMAS2004 [Suburban Sprawl Music]
  7. Christmas Eve Blues by Julie Doiron from Do You EAR What I EAR? [Ear Farm]
  8. Are You Coming Over For Xmas by Belle And Sebastian, Self-Released
  9. That Was The Worst Xmas Ever! by Sufjan Stevens from Songs for Christmas [Asthmatic Kitty]
  10. Christmas Treat by Julian Casablancas from Phrazes For The Young [RCA]
  11. Christmas Is Coming Soon by Blitzen Trapper from I’ll Stay ‘Til After Christmas [Animal World]
  12. O Holy Night by My Morning Jacket from WFPK-FM Xmas [WFPK]
  13. Listening To Otis Redding At Home During Christmas by Okkervil River from Don’t Fall In Love With Everyone You See [Jagjaguwar]
  14. Santa Looked A Lot Like Daddy by The Reverend Horton Heat from We Three Kings [Yep Roc]
  15. Mrs. Claus’ Kimono by Drive-By Truckers from The Fine Print, A Collection of Oddities and Rarieties 2003-2008 [Yep Roc Records]
  16. Holly Jolly Christmas by Old 97’s from Honky-Tonk Holidays: Christmas in Deep Nöellum [Big Iron]
  17. Hey Parker, It’s Christmas by Ryan Adams from The Year They Recalled Santa Claus [KROQ]
  18. Blue Christmas by Sharon Van Etten from Do You EAR What I EAR? [Ear Farm]
  19. Ain’t No Chimneys by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings from Ain’t No Chimneys Single [Daptone]
  20. Purple Snowflakes by Marvin Gaye from The Ultimate Motown Christmas Collection [Motown]
  21. Christmas In Hollis by Run-DMC from Together Forever: Greatest Hits 1983-1991 [Def Jam]
  22. Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) by The Ravonettes from Wishing You A Rave Christmas [Vice]
  23. We Three Kings by Blondie from We Three Kings Single [Self-Released]
  24. Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis by Neko Case from New Coat Of Paint: Songs Of Tom Waits [Manifesto]
  25. Come On! Let’s Boogey To The Elf Dance! by Sufjan Stevens from Songs for Christmas [Asthmatic Kitty]
  26. Silent Night by Low from Christmas [Kranky]
  27. Fairytale of New York by The Pogues (ft Kirsty MacColl) from If I Should Fall From Grace With God [Pogue Mahone]
Highlights / Suggestions / Further Reading: