Thursday, December 01, 2005

Christmas Time Is Here Again!

Now that it's truly official, I.E. December 1st is here, I shall share with all of you dear readers my lists...

First, my holiday gift wish lists..., Dieci: The Ron Francis Project - Cards, D:TRFP - Stuff

Let me emphasize that I don't expect to get every single thing on those lists, NOR do I expect to get anything at all. But, for those of you toying with the idea of getting me a gift this holiday season, the lists are there to provide ideas.

And second, my Christmas playlist, as of my writing this...

Bold = New addition since last year.

The Beatles - "Christmas Time Is Here Again"
Barenaked Ladies - "It's Christmas Time (Oh Yeah)"
Smashing Pumpkins - "Christmastime"
The Pretenders - "2,000 Miles"
Mannheim Steamroller - "Deck the Halls"
The Flaming Lips - "White Christmas"
Sonic the Hedgehog: Flickie's Island - "Snow" (Overclocked Remix)
Roomful of Blues - "Let It Snow"
Lou Rawls and Dianne Reeves - "Baby, It's Cold Outside"
Brian Setzer Orchestra - "Winter Wonderland"
Saturday Night Live - "Christmas Song 2000"
The Band - "Christmas Must Be Tonight"
Bryan Adams - "Something About Christmas Time"
Billy Squire - "Christmas Is the Time To Say I Love You"
George Thorogood - "Rock and Roll Christmas"
Chuck Berry - "Run Run Rudolph"
Bruce Springsteen - "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town"
Emerson, Lake, and Palmer - "I Believe In Father Christmas"
The Kinks - "Father Christmas"
Louis Armstrong - "'Zat You Santa Clause?"
Bob Rivers - "I Am Santa Claus" (Black Sabbath's "Iron Man" parody)
Spinal Tap - "Christmas With the Devil"
Trans-Siberian Orchestra - "Carol of the Bells"
The Waitresses - "Christmas Wrapping"
John Coltrane - "My Favorite Things"
Bob Rivers Comedy Corp - "The Twelve Pains of Christmas"
Brenda Lee - "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree"
The Dropkick Murphys - "Nutrocker" (Live)
The Ramones - "Merry Christmas (I Don't Wanna Fight Tonight)"
No Doubt - "Oi To the World"
John Lennon - "Happy Christmas (War Is Over)"
Band Aid - "Do They Know It's Christmas?"
The Flaming Lips - "Christmas At the Zoo"
Rockapella - "Hope We Hold"
Miles Davis - "Blue Xmas (For Whom It May Concern)"
Porky Pig (Mel Blanc) - "Blue Christmas"
Ben Folds - "Lonely Christmas Eve"
The Eagles - "Please Come Home For Christmas"
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - "Christmas All Over Again"
Elton John - "Step Into Christmas"
Jose Feliciano - "Feliz Navidad"
Reel Big Fish - "Mele Kalikimaka"
James Brown - "Soulful Christmas"
B.B. King - "Merry Christmas Baby"
Bryan Adams - "Run Run Rudolph"
Elmo and Patsy - "Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer"
Ella Fitzgerald - "Sleigh Ride"
Super Mario World - "Super Mario's Sleigh Ride" (Overclocked Remix)
Hall and Oates - "Jingle Bell Rock"
Paul McCartney - "Wonderful Christmas Time"
Queen - "Thank God It's Christmas"
Renaissance - "Northern Lights" (Not really a Christmas song, but has always had a Christmassy/Winter feel to me.)
The Pogues - "Fairytale of New York"
Run DMC - "Christmas In Hollis"
Frank Sinatra and Cyndi Lauper - "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town"
Madonna - "Santa Baby"
They Might Be Giants - "Santa's Beard"
Squirrel Nut Zippers - "Santa Claus Is Smoking Reefer"
The Who - "Christmas"
Bob and Doug MacKenzie - "The Twelve Days of Christmas"
Weird Al Yankovic - "Microsoft Christmas"
The Supremes - "My Favorite Things"
Wham! - "Last Christmas"
U2 - "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)"
XTC - "Thanks For Christmas"
Vince Guaraldi Trio - "Linus and Lucy"
Barenaked Ladies and Sarah McLachlan - "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen/We Three Kings" (Live on a radio show.)
David Bowie and Bing Crosby - "Little Drummer Boy (Peace On Earth)" (Live on television.)
Trans-Siberian Orchestra - "O Come All Ye Faithful/O Holy Night"
The Beatles - "Everywhere It's Christmas"
Emerson, Lake, and Palmer - "Nutrocker" (Live)
Christmas NiGHTS - "Merry Little Christmas" (Overclocked Remix)


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