Exploding Head Movies Episode December 19, 2011

XHM #95 - "Boy, these carols are good for all our nerves" (2011 December 19)

7:29am - 9:03am

Feliz navidad! And please, don't forget Betty White this Christmas when you're sending cards, especially since she's now more relevant than she ever was.

1. Eddie Lawrence: Merry Old Philosopher #1 (Christmas Party with Eddie G, 1957) Strikin' It Rich
2. Best Coast: Got Something for You [w.Wavves] (The Christmas Gig, 2010) Target
3. Röyksopp: Le Cantique de Noël (Track of the Month, 2010) RYXP
4. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings: Ain't No Chimneys in the Projects (Soul Time!, 2011) Daptone
5. Pizzicato Five: Snowflakes (Sister Freedom Tapes, 1997) Matador
6. Soul Coughing: Suzy Snowflake (Made Especially for You EP, 1997) Warner Bros
7. The Christmas Bell Ringers: Good King Wenceslas (The Les Djinns Singers: 60 French Girls with the Christmas Bell Ringers - Joyeux Noël, 1961) ABC/Paramount
8. The Golden Filter: White Nights (White Nights, 2010) self-released
9. She & Him: Little Saint Nick (A Very She & Him Christmas, 2011) Merge
10. Lenny Dee: Sleigh Ride (Happy Holi-Dee, 1961) Decca
11. Honky Tonk Kid: Honky Tonk's Blue Christmas [w.Apollo Ghosts] (Honky Tonk's Blue Christmas, 2011) self-released
12. Johnny Payne: Green & Gold (With Bells On, 2011) Light Organ
13. Deer Tick: Christmas All Summer Long (Holy Shit, It's Christmas! single, 2010) Partisan
14. Eddie Lawrence: Merry Old Philosopher #2 (Christmas Party with Eddie G, 1957) Strikin' It Rich
15. The Joy Formidable: My Beerdrunk Soul is Sadder Than a Hundred Dead Christmas Trees (My Beerdrunk Soul is Sadder Than a Hundred Dead Christmas Trees, 2009) self-released
16. Thelonius Octopus: See, Amid the Winter's Snow (Christmas Quiet, 2005) self-released
17. Gruff Rhys: Post Apocalypse Christmas (Atheist Xmas EP, 2011) Ovni/Turnstile
18. Heather Noel: Santa Came on a Nuclear Missile (The American Song-Poem Christmas, 2003) Bar None
19. The Border Brass: What Child is This? (Tijuana Christmas, 1968) Design
20. The Duloks: Bad Vegetarian (Myspace, 2008?) self-released
21. Paddy Roberts: Merry Christmas You Suckers (Merry Christmas You Suckers 7", 1962) Decca
22. Remington Super 60: Sweet Winter (Winter EP, 2001) Café 2001
23. Richard Thompson: Mary and Joseph (Henry the Human Fly, 1972) Reprise/Island
24. Joseph Spence: Santa Claus is Comin' to Town (Living on the Hallelujah Side, 1980) Rounder
25. Eddie Lawrence: Merry Old Philosopher #3 (Christmas Party with Eddie G, 1957) Strikin' It Rich
26. Woody Phillips: I Saw Three Ships (A Toolbox Christmas, 2000) Gourd
27. Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet: The Twelve Answering Machine Messages Of Christmas (It's a Wonderful Record!, 1994) Jetpac
28. Haley Fisk: Christmas Message from Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. (A Christmas Message from Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. President Haley Fisk, 1923) Columbia Phonograph Company
29. Radio Caroline: Batman's Christmas Caper (The Legend Lives On: The Historic Sounds of Radio Caroline 1964 - 1989, 1966) self-released
30. Adam West: Batman - The Lost Christmas Episode (Kevin & Bean: The Real Slim Santa, 2000) KROQ
31. Hanna Barbera Organ & Chimes: Carol of the Bells (Merry Christmas, 1965) Hanna-Barbera
32. Cary Grant: Christmas Lullaby (Here's to You 7", 1967) Columbia
33. Maury Laws: Christmas Cheers are Calling Santa ('Twas the Night Before Christmas, 1974) Rankin/Bass
34. Harry Nilsson: Give, Love, Joy (Ziggy's Gift, 1982) BFS
35. Tom Waits: New Year's Eve (Bad as Me, 2011) Anti-


See you in 2012, fearmongers!