18 Dec 2016

Santa Special

From New Horizons, 5:00 pm on 18 December 2016

William Dart returns to one of his favourite topics as he always does at this time of year: songs about the Big Man in Red. Although he laments the dearth of really good Christmas music over the last couple of decades, he can still find intense joy in the occasional discovery.

Playlist

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

'I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus' (Connors) – The Ronettes
A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector
(EMI)

'I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus' (Connors) – Jaymz Bee & The Royal Jelly Orchestra
A Christmas Cocktail
(BMG)

'I Saw Daddy Kissing Santa Claus' (Connors) – Kip Addotta
Dr Demento Presents The Greatest Xmas Novelty CD
(Rhino)

'I Saw Daddy Kissing Santa Claus' (Connors) – Sinem Saniye
I Saw Daddy Kissing Santa Claus
(6/8 )

'I Believe in Father Christmas' (Lake) – Tony Hadley
The Christmas Album
(Omnivore)

'Christmas Kiss' (Devlin) – Janet Devlin
Little Lights
(MRI)

'Every Time I see Santa' (?) – Gregory Hines
Santa Baby: Original Soundtrack
(Perisphere)

'Santa Baby' (Springer) – Patti LaBelle, Vanessa Williams, Eartha Kitt
Santa Baby: Original Soundtrack
(Perisphere)

'A Christmas Compromise' (Kurstin/George) – The Bird and the Bee
Safety Harbor Kids Holiday Collection
(Face the Music)

'I'm Going to Put Some Glue Around the Christmas Tree' (Colby/Pola) – Joel Grey
The Early Years
(Majar)

'Santa's Doing the Horizontal Twist' (?) – Kay Martin and Her Bodyguards
I Know what He Wants for Christmas, But I don't Know how to Wrap It
(Fax)

'Me and Mrs Claus' (Gamble) – Bob Rivers
White Trash Christmas
(Atlantic)

'Christmas Tears' (Prime) – Dalvanius Prime & The Fascinations
Pohutukawas and Pavlova
(Ode)

'Santa's Lament' (Galloway/Powell) – Wendyhouse
Christmas Album
(Wiggley Tapes)

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