New Horizons

Sunday 21 December 2014, with William Dart

Sunday, 21 December 2014

santa billSanta Bill's Christmas Special this year features his usual genre-spanning assortment of goodies, including tracks from Renée Fleming, Michael Feinstein, The De Castro Sisters, Bill Monroe & The Bluegrass Boys, The Beach Boys, Ariana Grande, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings and Melina Mercouri.

 

 

 

Playlist

'Song title' (Composer) – Performers
Album title
(Label)

'Deck The Halls' (Trad) – Joan Sutherland, New Philharmonia
Simply Christmas
(Decca)

'Jingle Bells' (Pierpont) – Marian Anderson
Away in a Manger
(Railroad)

'Winter Wonderland' (Bernard/Smith) – Renée Fleming
Christmas in New York
(Decca)

'The Man with the Bag' (Brooks et al) – Renée Fleming
Christmas in New York
(Decca)

'Santa Claus is Coming to Town' (Coots/Gillespie) – Michael Feinstein
A Michael Feinstein Christmas
(Concord)

'Santa Claus is a Monster' (Hershey) – Jeff Hershey & the Heartbeats
single
(Soundflat)

'On the Santa Claus Express' (Martin) – Freddy Martin and His Orchestra
Snowbound for Christmas
(Jasmine)

'Please Bring My Daddy a Train, Santa' (Lombardo) – Guy Lombardo
Snowbound for Christmas
(Jasmine)

'Snowbound for Christmas' (Charney et al) – The De Castro Sisters
Snowbound for Christmas
(Jasmine)

'Christmas Time’s A-comin’' (Logan) – Bill Monroe & The Bluegrass Boys
Christmas Time’s A-comin’
(Bacci Brothers)

'There’s a New Kid in Town' (Mattea) – The Roys
Bluegrass Kinda Christmas
(Rural Rhythm)

'White Christmas' (Berlin) – The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys’ Christmas Album
(Capitol)

'Santa’s Beard' (Wilson) – The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys’ Christmas Album
(Capitol)

'Santa Shaved His Beard' (Mann) – The Nobility
I’ve got a Present for You – EP
(Theory 8)

'Santa Tell Me' (Grande et al) – Ariana Grande
single
(Republic)

'Ain’t No Chimneys in the Projects' (Jones/Mann) – Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings
MOJO’s Festive Fifteen
(MOJO)

'Christmas Eve on Skid Row' (Mancini) – Melina Mercouri
Gaily Gaily Soundtrack
(United Artists)

'George and Andrew' (Hobbs/Owen) – The Boy Least Likely To
Christmas Special
(Too Young to Die)