Franorama 2.0 12/19/19

PART 1: White Christmas – Esquivel; Super Rock Santa – The Fleshtones; Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town – The 4 Seasons; Jingle Bells – Booker T. & the MG’s; Christmas Day – Detroit Junior; Twistin’ Bells – Santo & Johnny; Jingle Bells – Patti Page; There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays – Perry Como; Christmas of Love – Little Isidore & the Inquisitors; I Want an Alien for Christmas – Fountains of Wayne; Captain Santa Claus (and His Reindeer Space Patrol) – Jes Farnsworth; Nothin’ for Christmas – The Reducers; I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus – Eddie Dunstedter; String Lights & Hold On – Blake Jones & the Trike Shop; Christmas Sale – Blake Jones & the Trike Shop; God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen – The Butties; Good King Wenceslas – The Fab Four; Hark! The Herald Angels Sing – The Fab Four; Away in the Manger/Silent Night – Big Fat Combo; The Most Wonderful Day of the Year – From “Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer”; Christmas Kisses – Ray Anthony & His Bookends; Cha-Cha All the Way – The Capitol Studio Orchestra

PART 2: The Hanukkah Song – Adam Sandler; All I Want for Chanukah Is a Ukelele – Alison Faith Levy; Festival of Lights (The Hanukkah Song) – The Minus 5; Rock’N’Roll Winter – Wizzard; Ring Out Solstice Bells (original 1977 version) – Jethro Tull; The Christians and the Pagans – Dar Williams; Papa Noel – Brenda Lee; The Bells of St. Mary – Bob B. Soxx & the Blue Jeans; Sleigh Ride – Ferrante & Teicher and Les Baxter; Mr. Grinch – Black Lodge Quartet; You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch – Mojo Nixon & the Toadliquors; You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch – Thurl Ravenscroft; Welcome Christmas – From “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”; Merry Christmas From the Family – Robert Earl Keen; Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer – Wally Gonzalez; Little Cajun Drummer Boy – Evan Johns & His H-Bombs; Santa’s Got a Brand New Bag – The Hollyridge Strings

PART 3: The Christmas Guest – Johnny Cash; Manger 6 – Bob Rivers & Twisted Radio; New Born King – Doc & Merle Watson; It Came Upon a Midnight Clear – The Louvin Brothers; The Wexford Carol – The Chieftains w/Nanci Griffith; Silent Night – The Everly Brothers; Jesus Christ – Big Star; Fairytale of New York – The Pogues w/Kirsty MacColl; Jingle Bells/Jingle Bell Rock – The Hollyridge Strings; Pretty Paper – Willie Nelson; If We Make It Through December – Merle Haggard; Christmas at the Airport – Nick Lowe; Christmas in the Stars – Meco; Jingle Bells – The Singing Dogs; Christmas Is Going to the Dogs – Eels; Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) – Elvis Presley; Dominick the Donkey – Lou Monte; Christmas Day – Ral Donner; Sleigh Ride/Jingle Bells – Sleigh Ride – Al Caiola & Riz Ortolani & Jimmy McGriff

PART 4: It’s Christmas Time – The Qualities; Santa Claus – The Sonics; She’s Coming Home – The Wailers; ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas – Art Carney; Christmas on Riverside Drive – August Darnell; From Me to You – Mae West; On Comet – The Point; I Love the Christmastime – The Brothers Steve; Christmas – Dolph Chaney; Jingle Bells/Jingle Bell Rock – The Hollyridge Strings; Donde Esta Santa Claus? – Big Bad Johns; Feliz Navidad – El Vez; Swiss Colony Beef Log – Eric Cartman; Gloria (in Excelsis Deo) – The Tryfles; Christmas Outta Site (Wonder) – New Mystery Girl; Nutrocker – Emerson, Lake & Palmer; Merry Christmas – Wesley Willis; Gee Whiz, It’s Christmas – Carla Thomas; It’s Christmas Time – Marvin & Johnny; Linus and Lucy – The Vince Guaraldi Trio; Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – Darlene Love