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SANTARCHY 2019

What’s a three-year gap between friends? Please enjoy this “annual” (insert laugh track here) selection of non-traditional Christmas songs, with love from me to you. As always, if you hear a song you like on here, please track it down online and pay for it. Artists need all the help they can get. Happy Holidays to one and all!

01 – Homer Rodeheaver – A Warm Welcome (1955)
02 – Groovie Ghoulies – Christmas On Mars (1992)
03 – The Buzz of Delight – Christmas (1983)
04 – The Police – Merry Christmas from Andy & Stewart (1982)
05 – Thee Mightees – Christmas Song (2018)
06 – Billy Idol – Yellin’ At the Xmas Tree (2005)
07 – REO Speedwagon – Season’s Greetings (1988)
08 – Andre Kostelanetz – Christmas Chopsticks (1972)
09 – Arcade Fire – Jingle Bell Rock (2002)
10 – Breakestra – Let the Bells Ring (2009)
11 – Fitz & the Tantrums – Santa Stole My Lady (2010)
12 – Bugle Podcast – Christmas News (2017)
13 – Susan Kay – I Won’t Let You Lick My Candy Bar (1969)
14 – Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones – Twinkletoes (1966)
15 – Duran Duran – Christmas Greeting (1982)
16 – Hot Dad – Christmas Pain in Christmas Town feat. Dave Pino (2019)
17 – Fred Schneider & the Superions – Fruitcake (2010)
18 – Paul F. Tompkins & Scott Aukerman – Please Don’t Joke About ‘I, Robot’ This Christmas (2016)
19 – Frankie & the Lake County Collective – I’m So Over Christmas (2018)
20 – Ozzy Osbourne – Season’s Greetings (1987)
21 – Joey Ramone – Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) (2002)
22 – Parry Gripp – I Wanna Guinea Pig For Christmas (2017)
23 – Aloe Blacc – I Got Your Christmas Right Here (2018)
24 – Musical Youth – Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer (1982)
25 – Wendy Rose – We Need a Little Christmas (1999)
26 – Max Headroom – Merry Christmas Santa Claus (You’re a Lovely Guy) (1986)
27 – Stompin’ Tom Connors – Kiss Me the New Year In (1970)
28 – Homer Rodeheaver – A Fond Farewell (1955)

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Santarchy 2016

It’s back! Time to say a not-so-fond farewell to 2016 with my annual collection of holiday oddities. Disco, retro, beatnik power-pop for everyone.  Don you now your gay apparel and dig this track listing:

01 Seasons Greetings From Krystol
02 Mr. Little Jeans – Dear Santa (2014)
03 Anita Kerr Singers – Snowbound (1962)
04 Kylie & Danii Minogue – 100 Degrees (2015)
05 Raindolls – Disco Santa Claus (1978)
06 Sheila E. – The Belle Of St. Mark (1984)
07 Ice Choir – It’s Different Now (2014)
08 Computer Music All-Stars – O Holy Night (2015)
09 ShiSho – Get Behind Me Santa (Original Version, 2005)
10 Seasons Greetings From Weird Al Yankovic
11 Rudy Ray Moore – Merry Christmas Baby (1986)
12 Dustin the Turkey – Christmas Tree (1996)
13 Conan O’Brien – Santa’s Secrets (2016)
14 Nuclears, The – Nuclear Winter Wonderland (2011)
15 Shadowy Men On a Shadowy Planet – Faster Santa Claus, Ho Ho Ho (1988)
16 Shake Some Action! – Christmas In the Sun (2015)
17 Ryan Adams – Hey Parker It’s Christmas (2003)
18 Seasons Greetings From MC Hammer
19 Patsy Raye & the Beatniks – Beatnik’s Wish (1958)
20 Judith Owen & Harry Shearer – Christmas With the Devil (2004)
21 Saturday’s Children – Christmas Sounds (1966)
22 The Stylers – Frosty the Snowman Medley (1960s, Singapore)
23 Seasons Greetings From Lloyd Cole
24 The Gasoline Brothers – Hungover Boxing Day (2013)

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SANTARCHY 2015

Hold on to your candy canes, true believers…this is it! My all-new, all-festive, annual compilation of Yuletide cheer…

Santarchy 2015

Guaranteed to have at least three songs you never heard in your life, or you get your download back!

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Tracklist:

01 Chris Lohr – Oh My God It’s Christmas (L4D2 Remix) (2009)

02 The Shades of Love – Sho Nuff Boogie Down Sock It To Me Sleigh Ride (1979)

03 Village People – Special Christmas Message (1979)

04 And What Will Be Left Of Them – Have Yourself a Filthy Little Christmas (2005)

05 Kenn Rowell & the Baghdaddios – Christmas At C.B.G.B.s (2008)

06 Gary Owens – Christmas ad

07 Marty Marchant – E.T.’s Helping Santa (1982)

08 Nina & Frederik – Christmas Time In London Town (1966, Germany)

09 Europe – Season’s Greetings

10 Sammy Davis Jr. – A Kiss for Christmas (1962 promo single)

11 Turk Murphy & His Jazz Band – Santa Claus Blues (1954)

12 Gaz Coombes & Adam Buxton – I Believe in Father Christmas (2014)

13 The Three Stooges – Wreck The Halls With Boughs Of Holly (1959)

14 Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – Big Bulbs (2013 single version)

15 Three Day Threshold – Hot Chocolate Kisses (2008)

16 The Figgs – Christmas Sake (1995)

17 Crowded House – Season’s Greetings

18 Julian Cope – Christmas Mourning (1988)

19 Stephen Colbert & Henry Rollins – Carol Of the Bells (2015)

20 Kathy Garver – Lem, the Orphan cartier bracelets
Reindeer (1969)

21 Ray Coniff – A Special Holiday Message

22 Latch Key Kid – Christmas Everyday (2009)

23 Postcode – Black & White Xmas (2012)

24 The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing – Ebenezer’s Carol (2010)

25 Julie Brown – Christmas Minute and a Half (1980s)

26 Decoration – See You In the New Year (2012)

Wet Hot American Summer soundtrack

Wet Hot American Summer soundtrack

My friend was just talking about how there’s no official soundtrack for this fine film and it really does seem like a shame.  So I went ahead and made one!

[Not For Sale, please don’t sue, etc.]

01 Peter Salett – Wet Hot American Dream (2001)
02 Jefferson Starship – Jane (1979)
03 Coop’s Bunk Boys – Juke Box Hero (1981)
04 Foreigner – Juke Box Hero (1981)
05 Craig Wedren and Theodore Shapiro – Backwards From Three (2001)
06 Craig Wedren – Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
07 Rick Springfield – Love Is Alright Tonight (1981)
08 Loggins & Messina – Danny’s Song (1971)
09 Loverboy – Turn Me Loose (1980)
10 Kiss – Beth (1976)
11 Susie’s Drama Group – Day By Day (1981)
12 Godspell – Day By Day (1971)
13 Quarterflash – Harden My Heart (1981)
14 Craig Wedren & Theodore Shapiro – Higher & Higher (2001)
15 Loverboy – When It’s Over (1981)
16 Peter Salett – Wet Hot American Dream (end credits version) (2001)
17 Mr. Blue & Chubb Rock – Summer In America (2001)

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