Franorama 2.0 12/21/23

PART 1: Intro – From A Christmas Story; Hurray for Santa Claus – The Fleshtones; Space Christmas – Shonen Knife; Feliz Navidad – El Vez; Santa’s Got a Brand New Bag – Bob Seger & the Last Heard; Run Rudolph Run – Chuck Berry; Step Into Christmas – Elton John; Nutrocker – Emerson, Lake & Palmer; Christmas All Over Again – Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers; Father Christmas – The Kinks; Nothin’ for Christmas – The Reducers; The Christians and the Pagans – Dar Williams; Ring Out, Solstice Bells (1978 version) – Jethro Tull; Rock’n’Roll Winter – Wizzard; Festivus – Jerry Stiller, Jason Alexander & Michael Richards; Christmas Bop – Marc Bolan; Christmas Day With Me – Laura Vale & the Vipertones; Twinkle (Little Christmas Lights) – JD McPherson; What Christmas Means to Me – Stevie Wonder

PART 2: We Need a Little Christmas – The New Christy Minstrels; Sleigh Ride – Mitch Miller; Medley: Happy Holiday/The Holiday Season – Andy Williams; Christmas Kisses – Ray Anthony; There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays – Perry Como; Jingle Bells – Patti Page; Christmas Day – Ral Donner; Christmas of Love – Little Isidore & the Inquisitors; Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town – Alan Jackson; Papa Noel – Brenda Lee; Ring Those Christmas Bells – Fred Waring; The Nutcracker Suite – Les Brown & His Band of Renown; The Most Wonderful Day of the Year – From Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Captain Santa Claus (and His Reindeer Space Patrol) – Bobby Helms; Mary Christmas – Diplomat Records; Snoopy’s Christmas – The Royal Guardsmen; Linus and Lucy – The Vince Guaraldi Trio; Little Saint Nick (Single Version) – The Beach Boys; I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus – The 4 Seasons; Santa Looked a Lot Like Daddy – Buck Owens; My Mom and Santa Claus – George Jones; Swiss Colony Beef Log – Eric Cartman

PART 3: The Christmas Guest – Johnny Cash; The Wexford Carol – The Chieftains w/Nanci Griffith; Greensleeves – Jeff Beck; Silent Night – Eva Cassidy; O Holy Night – Tiny Tim; What Christmas Is All About – Linus; New Born King – Doc Watson; Peace in the Valley – Doc Watson; It Came Upon a Midnight Clear – The Louvin Brothers; Silent Night – The Everly Brothers; Manger 6 – Bob Rivers & Twisted Radio; O Come, All Ye Faithful – Jackie Wilson; Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth (long version) – Bing Crosby & David Bowie; A Spaceman Came Travelling – Chris DeBurgh; O Holy Night – Lou Christie & the University of Pittsburgh Men’s Glee Club; The Hallelujah Chorus – Donnie Iris & the Cruisers; Jesus Christ – Big Star; River – Joni Mitchell; Silver Bells – Johnny Mathis; It’s Christmas Time – The Five Keys; Welcome Christmas – From How the Grinch Stole Christmas; Something More – From How the Grinch Stole Christmas; The Lord’s Bright Blessing – From Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol

PART 4: The Christmas Song – Nat “King” Cole; Pretty Paper – Roy Orbison; Jing Jing a Ling – Honey and the Bees; Merry Christmas Darling – The Carpenters; Merry Christmas Baby – The Poets; Merry Christmas Baby – Otis Redding; God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen – NRBQ; Christmas Wish – NRBQ; Christmas at the Airport – Nick Lowe; Merry Christmas From the Family – Robert Earl Keen; Christmas Time Is Here – Chris Stamey; Charlie Brown Christmas Tree – Lara Herscovitch; Little Cajun Drummer Boy – Evan Johns & His H-Bombs; Away in the Manger/Silent Night – The Big Fat Combo; Silent Night – Huey “Piano” Smith & the Clowns; Merry Christmas – The Cameos; Frosty the Snowman – The Ronettes; Don’t Be a Jerk (It’s Christmas) – SpongeBob SquarePants

PART 5: Thanks for Christmas – The Three Wise Men (XTC); One More Christmas – The Mavericks; Must Be Santa – Mitch Miller; The Man With the Bag – Kay Starr; Santa Claus – The Sonics; Mr. Santa Claus – Nathaniel Mayer; Santa Teach Me to Dance – Debbie & the Darnels; Who Says There Ain’t No Santa Claus? – Ron Holden; Last Minute Rush – Cheepskates; It’s Christmas Time – The Qualities; Presents for Christmas – Solomon Burke; Christmas on Riverside Drive – August Darnell; On Comet – The Point; Sleigh Ride – Squirrel Nut Zippers; Merry Xmas Everybody – Slade; It’s Christmas Time – Marvin & Johnny; Gee Whiz, It’s Christmas – Carla Thomas; Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – Darlene Love; Outro – From A Christmas Story