Thursday, December 21, 2006

DEEP AND CRISP AND SOMEWHAT UNEVEN:

There's a thematic thread running through the songs in this edition of W&F. Can you guess what it is?

WOW & FLUTTER, EPISODE #000015 (DECEMBER 20, 2006):

1. "Happy Birthday Jesus" - Little Cindy
2. "If You Believe in Christmas Trees" - Cardinal
3. "A Child's Christmas in Wales" - John Cale
4. "Sleigh Ride" - Mistletoe Disco Band
5. "Santa Claus" - Throwing Muses
6. "What You Need" - the Fall
7. "Christmas Day" - Desmond Dekker and the Aces
8. "Christmas Vacation" - the Descendents
9. "RSPCA Interview" - from On the Hour (Chris Morris)
10. "Santa Claus, Go Straight to the Ghetto" - Belle & Sebastian
11. "Christmas Time is Here Again (Fan Club Recording, 1967)" - the Beatles
12. "Jesus Christ" - Big Star
13. "The Rocking Disco Santa Claus" - the Sisterhood
14. "Santa Cupcakes" - National Lampoon (Gilda Radner)
15. "Christmas at the Zoo" - the Flaming Lips
16. "Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis" - Tom Waits
17. "My Christmas Wish" - Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
18. "Christmas with the Devil" - Spinal Tap
19. "Mambo Santa Mambo" - the Enchanters
20. "Uncle Bernie's Farm" - the Mothers of Invention
21. "Santa Claus Skips Cudahy" - Couch Flambeau
22. "My Christmas Memory" - Patton Oswalt
23. "Merry Christmas Baby" - Otis Redding
24. "Cha-Cha All the Way" - Capitol Studio Orchestra
25. Christmas Wish Line
26. "A Child's Christmas Saving the Whales" - Game Theory
27. "Linus and Lucy" - Game Theory
28. "Rod Serling Explains the First Christmas" - National Lampoon (Christopher Guest)
29. "It's Christmas Time" - Yo La Tengo
30. "Christmas with William S." - Olivia Tremor Control
31. "Christmas at K-Mart" - Root Boy Slim and the Sex Change Band
32. "A Very Hanson Christmas" - Jon Stewart
33. "Frosty the Snowman" - Cocteau Twins
34. "Deck the Halls" - Jingle Bermuda Tree Frogs
35. "Exotic Night" - Martin Denny
36. "Santa Claus is a Black Man" - AKIM & the Teddy Vann Production Company
37. "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Fantasy" - John Fahey
38. Special Christmas Benefit Song!!

That's right - every single artist mentioned above walks with a limp. Congratulations.

1 comment:

Leslea said...

When does your next play open?