PR254 - Just Like Christmas

I haven't done a Christmas/Holiday show in a few years, so here we go. Lots of Indie Rock from Sufjan Stevens, The Magnetic Fields, Eux Autres, The Reds Pinks & Purples, Mark Lanegan, Julian Plenty (Paul Banks from Interpol), Beth Ditto, Shannon & The Clams. Assorted soul & country from James Brown, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Buck Owens, John Denver & Johnny Cash. Weird/awesome stuff from The Flaming Lips, Beck, Brazzaville. And a couple from Low (RIP Mimi Parker).


  1. Blue Christmas by Low on Christmas (Kranky)
  2. Everything Is One Big Christmas Tree by The Magnetic Fields on Realism (Nonesuch)
  3. Christmas Time (Don't Let The Bells End) by The Darkness on Christmas Time (Don't Let The Bells End) (Must Destroy)
  4. Come On! Let's Boogey To The Elf Dance by Sufjan Stevens on Songs For Christmas (Asthmatic Kitty)
  5. Break
  6. We Won't Come Home at Christmas Time by The Reds, Pinks & Purples on They Only Wanted Your Soul (Slumberland) Local
  7. Christmas Song by The Aislers Set on The Last Match (Slumberland) Local
  8. Another Christmas At Home by Eux Autres on Another Christmas At Home (Bons Mots)
  9. Break
  10. Let's Unite The World At Christmas by James Brown on Soulful Christmas (Universal)
  11. Big Bulbs by Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings on It's A Holiday Soul Party (Daptone)
  12. Christmas In Hollis by Run-D.M.C. on Christmas Rap (RCA)
  13. Break
  14. Christmas Shopping by Buck Owens & His Buckaroos on Christmas Shopping (Capitol)
  15. Please Daddy (Don't Get Drunk This Christmas) by John Denver on Rocky Mountain Christmas (RCA)
  16. Silent Night by Johnny Cash on Christmas With Johnny Cash (Columbia)
  17. Break
  18. First Day Of Winter by Mark Lanegan Band on Gargoyle (Heavenly)
  19. Christmas by The Liminanas on (I've Got) Trouble In Mind (Trouble In Mind)
  20. Let It Snow by Julian Plenti on Live (Self-Released)
  21. Break
  22. Baby It's Cold In Here by The Monarch & Dr. Mrs. The Monarch on Holiday Havoc (Self-Released)
  23. I Sure Hope I Don't Have To Beat Your Ass This Christmas by Aqua Teen Hunger Force on Daytrotter Session (Self-Released)
  24. The First Noel by Crash Test Dummies on A Lump Of Coal (First Warning)
  25. Break
  26. Every Day Is Christmas With You by Beth Ditto on Kill Rock Stars Winter Holiday Album (Kill Rock Stars)
  27. Blue Christmas by Shannon & The Clams on ...Ruin Christmas (1-2-3-4 Go!)
  28. Last Christmas by The xx on Live on Radio 1 (Self-Released)
  29. Break
  30. 21st Century Christmas by Saint Etienne on A Glimpse of Stocking (Foreign Office)
  31. The Little Drummer Boy by The Dandy Warhols on The Little Drummer Boy (Tim/Kerr)
  32. A Change At Christmas (Say It Isn't So) by The Flaming Lips on Ego Tripping At The Gates Of Hell (Warner)
  33. Break
  34. O Come, O Come Emmanuel by Bad Religion on Christmas Songs (Epitaph)
  35. Candy Cane Children by The White Stripes on Merry Christmas from...The White Stripes (Third Man)
  36. Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight) by Joey Ramone on Christmas Spirit (Sanctuary)
  37. Break
  38. The Little Drum Machine Boy by Beck on The Little Drum Machine Boy (Geffen)
  39. Christmas in E.C. by Brazzaville on Welcome to Brazzaville (Mimicry)
  40. Merry Christmas Baby (Please Don't Die) by Crocodiles & Dum Dum Girls on Merry Christmas Baby (Please Don't Die) (Self-Released)
  41. Break
  42. Christmas Day by The Beach Boys on Christmas Album (Capitol)
  43. Break
  44. Just Like Christmas by Low on Christmas (Kranky)