Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Feel Bad For Santa

I took this photo on Queen West in Toronto. Someone is getting coal in their stocking....

From the forum members at AtlCountryTab.ca. Merry Christmas, Dammit!

1. Brave Combo - Must Be Santa.mp3
Buy: It’s Christmas, Man! (1992)
Bob Dylan used Brave Combo’s arrangement of this song for his 2009 Christmas album.

2. mojochronic - Rudolph (You Don't Have To Put On The Red Light).mp3
From (free download): Santastic V: Snow, Man! (2010)
The video makes this song extra awesome.

3. Easy-E - Merry Muthafuckin' Xmas.mp3
From: 5150: Home 4 tha Sick (1992, out of print)
If this doesn't warm your heart this holiday season, you better add some sizzurp to your eggnog!

4. John Fahey - Joy to the World.mp3
Buy: A New Possibility - John Fahey's Christmas Album Volume 1 (2000)

5. Titán - Spiritual Guidance.mp3
From: It's a Cool, Cool Christmas (2000, out of print)

6. Jeff Richardson & Steven Drozd - Do They Know It's Christmas?.mp3
From: Nice People Holiday Single (2009)

7. Banjo or Freakout - White Christmas.mp3
From (free download): Xmas Album (2009)

8. The Ventures - White Christmas.mp3
Buy: The Ventures' Christmas Album (1965, reissue 1995)
This is cool with like a High Chaparral break.

9. The Surfaris - A Surfer's Christmas List.mp3
From: Rockin' Little Christmas (1986, out of print)

10. Dick Dale - Silent Night.mp3
From: Spacial Disorientation (2002)

11. Daniel Johnston - Rock Around The Christmas Tree.mp3
Buy (mp3): Lost & Found (2009)

12. David Bowie with Bing Crosby - Peace on Earth - Little Drummer Boy.mp3
From: The Singles Collection (1993, bonus track on US release, out of print, read about it here.)
One of the weirdest collaborations in history, but it actually works!

13. Ox - Xmas in the Jailhouse.mp3
From (free download): Ho! Ho! Ho! Canada Deux: Part One: (Not So) Silent Night (2010)
This and the below track are from The Line of Best Fit blog. This year put out a killer double album of Canadian indie artists doing original and classic Christmas tunes.

14. The Wilderness of Manitoba - We Three Kings.mp3
From (free download): Ho! Ho! Ho! Canada Deux: Part Two: Frozen Outside / Warm In (2010)
Beautiful arrangement of this traditional classic. Also check out their 2009 Ho! Ho! Ho! Canada comp.

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