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The Far Side of Christmas – playlist for December 21

As played on The Far Side, Phantom 105.2, Tuesday December 21. Last night was The Far Side of Christmas, the annual soundtrack for a seasonal sleigh-ride. Next week: The Far Side of 2010, part two Listen Again to The Far …

Wed, Dec 22, 2010, 09:55

   

As played on The Far Side, Phantom 105.2, Tuesday December 21. Last night was The Far Side of Christmas, the annual soundtrack for a seasonal sleigh-ride.

Next week: The Far Side of 2010, part two

Listen Again to The Far Side: you can listen back to a stream of last night’s show here (stream will be live later this morning).

Chuck Berry “Run Rudolph Run” (Charly)
Yeah Yeah Yeahs “All I Want For Christmas” (White)
David McAlmont & David Arnold “Have Yourself A Merry Christmas” (White)
Ike & Tina Turner “Merry Christmas” (Acrobat)
The Ronettes “Frosty the Snowman” (Abkco)
The Flirtations “Christmastime Is Here Again” (Deram)
James Brown “Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto” (People)
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “Ain’t No Chimneys In the Projects” (Daptone)
Rotary Connection “Silent Night Chant” (Chess)
Lord Beginner “Christmas Morning The Rum Had Me Yawning” (Dust to Digital)
Lord Nelson “A Party for Santa Claus” (Rykodisc)
The Aggrovators “Santa Claus Dub” (Trojan)
Lindstrom “Little Drummer Boy” (Full Pupp)
Zooey Deschanel/Leon Redbone “Baby It’s Cold Outside” (Watertower)
First Aid Kit “Blue Christmas” (Rabid)
Musicians of New Orleans “O Holy Night” (Studio 60 On Sunset Strip)
Miles Davis “We Three Kings Of the Orient Are” (Columbia)
Cocteau Twins “Frosty the Snowman” (4AD)
Kate Bush “December Will Be Magic Again” (EMI)
Irma Thomas “Oh Holy Night” (Rounder)
Tom Tom Club “Il Est Ne” (Island)
Okkervil River “Listening to Otis Redding At Home During Christmas” (Jagjaguwar)
Joni Mitchell “River” (Reprise)
Mary Margaret O’Hara “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” (Virgin)
Low “Blue Christmas” (Tugboat)
Ella Fitzgerald “The Secret Of Christmas” (Verve)
Blind Boys Of Alabama/Michael Franti “Little Drummer Boy” (Real World)
Tom Waits “Silent Night” (Electrola)