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The Far Side of Christmas – playlist for December 20

As played on The Far Side, Phantom 105.2, Tuesday December 20. Last night was The Far Side of Christmas, the annual soundtrack for a seasonal sleigh-ride over the hills and far away. Next week: The Far Side of 2011, part …

Wed, Dec 21, 2011, 14:00

   

As played on The Far Side, Phantom 105.2, Tuesday December 20. Last night was The Far Side of Christmas, the annual soundtrack for a seasonal sleigh-ride over the hills and far away.

Next week: The Far Side of 2011, part two

James Brown “Soulful Christmas” (King)
Lee Rogers “You Won’t Have To Wait Till Christmas” (D-Town)
Fitz & The Tantrums “Santa Stole My Lady” (Paste)
Creedence Clearwater Revival “Run Rudolph Run” (Label)
The Sonics “Santa Claus” (Norton)
Marvin Gaye “Purple Snowflakes” (Motown)
Darlene Love “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” (Abkco)
The Ray Charles Singers “Jingle Bells” (MGM)
She & Him “Baby It’s Cold Outside” (Double Six)
Nicole Atkins “Little Drummer Boy” (Razor & Tie)
Blind Boys Of Alabama “Silent Night” (Real World)
Lord Beginner “Christmas Morning, The Rum Had Me Yawning” (Dust to Digital)
Billy May “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Mambo” (Capitol)
Ella Fitzgerald “Santa Claus Got Stuck In My Chimney” (Verve)
Lord Nelson “A Party for Santa Claus” (Rykodisc)
The Aggrovators “Santa Claus Dub” (Punch)
Tom Waits “Silent Night” (Asylum)
Musicians Of New Orleans “O Holy Night” (White)
Louis Armstrong “Christmas In New Orleans” (Big Machine)
Aaron Neville “Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem” (A&M)
Bill Withers “The Gift Of Giving” (Sussex)
Ryan Adams “Hey Parker It’s Christmas” (Lost Highway)
Palace Music “Christmastime In the Mountains” (Drag City)
Gillian Welch “Winter’s Come & Gone” (Acony)
Mary Margaret O’Hara “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” (Virgin)
Joni Mitchell “River” (Reprise)
Low “Little Drummer Boy” (Tugboat)
Lisa Hannigan “Silent Night” (White)
Irma Thomas “O Holy Night” (Rounder)
Lyle Lovett “Christmas Morning” (MCA)
Tom Waits “Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis” (Asylum)
Batman “Christmas Carol Caper Pt 1” (Power)
Simon & Garfunkel “Silent Night/Seven O’Clock News” (CBS)