Playlist, WSUM, 2013-12-24

John Denver, Los Straitjackets, Beach Boys. Christmas Albums.
John Denver, Los Straitjackets, Beach Boys. Christmas Albums.

First Hour:

  1. Winter Wonderland by Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass from Something Festive [A&M Records]
  2. We Wish You A Merry Xmas by Border Brass from Tijuana Christmas [Design Records]
  3. Sleigh Ride by Mexicali Brass from Winter Wonderland [Crown]
  4. Las Mananitas by Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass from Christmas Album [A&M Records]
  5. Fairytale of New York by The Pogues from If I Should Fall From Grace With Go [Island]
  6. Wonderful Christmastime (Tittsworth Bmore Remix) by Paul McCartney
  7. Christmas Reindeer by The Knife from The Knife [Rabid]
  8. Christmas in Las Vegas by Los Straightjackets from Tis The Season for Los Straitjacket [Yep Rock]
  9. Santa’s Beard by The Beach Boys from Christmas Album [Capitol]
  10. Please Daddy Don’t Get Drunk This Christmas by John Denver from Rocky Mountain Christmas [RCA]
  11. Silent Night by Johnny Cash from Christmas With Johnny Cash [Columbia/Legacy] 
  12. Goin’ Home For Christmas by Merle Haggard from Goin’ Home For Christmas
  13. Hard Candy Christmas by Dolly Parton from Best Little Whorehouse In Texas [RCA]
  14. Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) by Darlene Love from Phil Spector’s Christmas [Warner]
  15. Christmas Time’s A-Coming by Emmylou Harris from Light Of The Stable [Warner]
  16. Medley: We Wish You A Merry Christmas, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, O Come All Ye Faithful, Joy To The World by Harry Belafonte from I Wish You A Merry Christmas [RCA]
  17. Just Like Christmas by Low from Christmas [Kranky]

Second Hour:

  1. Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis by Tom Waits from Blue Velvet [Elektra]
  2. Merry Xmas Everybody by Oasis
  3. O Come All Ye Faithful by Weezer
  4. Blue Christmas by Sharon Van Etten
  5. Get Behind Me Santa by Sufjan Stevens from Songs For Christmas V: Peace [Asthmatic Kitty]
  6. Santa Looked A Lot Like Daddy by Reverend Horton Heat from We Three Kings: Christmas Favorites
  7. Bells of St. Ignatius by Wormburner from Bells of St. Ignatius Single
  8. New Year’s Resolution by Otis Redding & Carla Thomas
  9. Purple Snowflakes by Marvin Gaye
  10. Christmas in E.C. by Brazzaville from Welcome To Brazzaville [Mimicry Records]
  11. Gloria by Elastica from Just Say Noel [Geffen]
  12. Merry Christmas Baby (Please Don’t Die) by Dum Dum Girls & Crocodiles from Merry Christmas Baby (Please Don’t Die)
  13. The Little Drummer Boy by The Dandy Warhols
  14. Santa’s Got A Bag Of Soul by James Brown
  15. All I Want Is Truth (For Christmas) by The Mynahbirds from All I Want Is Truth (For Christmas)[Saddlecreek]
  16. Teenage Christmas by Eux Autres from Another Christmas At Home [Bon Mots]

Christmas Bonus Tracks:

  1. Twas The Night Before Xmas by Henry Rollins from A Lump Of Coal
  2. Blood On The Snow by Erasure from Snow Globe [Mute]
  3. Happy Christmas by The Toasters
  4. Deck The Halls by Los Straightjackets from Yuletide Beat [Yep Roc]

Upcoming Shows (in Madison, unless otherwise noted):

  • Sat, 28 Dec, Marty Finkel + The Living Statues + The Earthlings @ The Frequency, 9pm, $7.
  • Fri, 03 Jan, Wisconsin Reggae Fest: Natty Nation + RAS Movement + TUGG + DJ Trichrome @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $10.
  • Sat, 04 Jan, Wisconsin Folk Fest: Field Report + Blessed Feathers + Whitney Mann + Corey Hart Band + J.E. Sunde + Count This Penny @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $10.
  • Fri, 10 Jan, Wisconsin Punk Fest: Direct Hit!, American Dead + Whisky Pig + Government Zero + 4 Asprin Morning + IDFK + Help Desk @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $10.
  • Sat, 11 Jan, Wisconsin Bluegrass Fest: Evergreen Grass Band + Smokin Bandits Duo + Dead Horses + Chicken Wire Empire @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $10.
  • Thu, 16 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-THU: Caroline Smith + Lizzo + Bad Bad Habits + The Traveling Suitcase @ High Noon Saloon,  7pm, $10 adv $12 dos.
  • Fri, 17 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-FRI: San Fermin + Communist Daughter + Escondido + Milagres @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $10 adv $12 dos.
  • Sat, 18 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-SAT: Diarrhea Planet + Weekend + Nothing + TBA @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $10 adv $12 dos.
  • Sun, 19 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-SUN: Superchunk + Bare Mutants @ High Noon Saloon 8pm, $20 adv $22 dos.
  • Thu, 23 Jan, Califone + William Tyler @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $15 adv $15 dos, 21+.
  • Fri, 24 Jan, Cate Le Bon + Kevin Morby @ The Frequency, 9pm, $10 adv, $12 dos.
  • Thu, 30 Jan, Damien Jurado @ @ The Frequency, 9pm, $10 adv, $13 dos.
  • Mon, 03 Feb, JD Samson & Men @ The Frequency, 9pm, $12 adv, $14 dos.
  • Tues, 04 , The Black Angels + Roky Erickson @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $22.
  • Sat, 08 Feb, Mason Jennings @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20.
  • Sat, 08 Feb, Neutral Milk Hotel @ Orpheum Theatre, 8pm, SOLD OUT, all ages.
  • Fri, 21 Feb, Dropkick Murphys, Lucero + Skinny Lister @ Orpheum Theatre, 8pm, $50 gold circle, $35 dos, $30 adv, general admission, all ages.
  • Sat, 22 Feb, Lucius + You Won’t @ High Noon Saloon, 9:30pm, $12 adv $14 dos, 18+.
  • Sat, 03 May, The 1975 @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20.

Author: djwikiben

DJ based in Berkeley, CA. Originally from Omaha, NE. Lived in Madison, WI for a while. Musical omnivore interested in electronic, garage, britpop, indie rock, hip-hop, funk and soul, among other things.

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