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Wax! Crackle! Pop! Show #5: Santa Bomb! Putting the X in Mas

Monday, December 23


Basking here in all it’s glory: holiday raves and reinterpreted faves, fab four theatrics, plus a few toons that we think matter during the lunacy that “Tis the season.” Secret Santas Charles & John exchange gifts with host DJ Jim G bringing good tidings to you!



Santafly by Martin Mull from No Hits, Four Errors (1977)
Something for the Girl with Everything by Sparks from Propaganda (1974)
At the Mall by The Queers from Kicked Out Of The Webelos (1984)
I’ll Buy by The Replacements from Tim (1985)
Buy Buy For Baby (Or Baby Will Bye Bye You) by Ben Pollack and his Park Central Orchestra (1928)
Shopping by The Jam from Beat Surrender (1982)
Christmas Wrapping by The Waitresses from I Could Rule the World if I Could Get the Parts (1982)

Pantomime “Everywhere It’s Christmas” by The Beatles (1966)
Fall breaks and back to Winter by The Beach Boys from Smiley Smile (1967)
Santa Dog ’78 by The Residents from Santa Dog EP (1978)
The Only Law that Santa Claus Understood by Chris Stamey Group from Christmas Time (1985)
Santa Claus is a Black Man by Akim and Teddy Vann from Santa Claus is a Black Man (1973)
(Santa’s got a) Bomb for Whitey by The Lovemasters from Hot Pants Zone (1995)
Elves by The Fall from Wonderful and Frightening World of The Fall (1984)

Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis by Tom Waits from Blue Valentine (1978)
There Aint No Santa Claus on the Evening Stage by Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band from The Spotlight Kid (1972)
Out On The Road for Christmas by Red Simpson from Truckers Christmas (1973)
Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin by Albert King from 45 single (1974)
The Christmas Boogie by Davis Sisters from 45 single (1954)
White Christmas by The Drifters featuring Clyde McPhatter from 45 single (1954)
Back Door Santa by Clarence Carter from 45 single (1968)
Santa Claus and his old lady by Cheech and Chong from 45 single (1971)

Father Christmas by The Kinks from 45 single (1977)
I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day by Wizzard from 45 single (1973)
Christmas by The Who, featuring Ann Margaret and Oliver Reed, from the film “Tommy” (1975)
Christmas 1968 by The Beatles (1968)
Listen, the snow is falling by Yoko Ono and Plastic Ono Band from 45 single (1971)
New Year’s Resolution by Otis and Carla from 45 single (1967)

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year by The Chambers Brothers from 45 single (1970)
Christmas Time (is here again) by The Beatles (1967)

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