Options Burn It Down! with Nate K.: Playlist from December 20, 2015 Options

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Music for the revolution in my head: choogling punks; power pop, both skinny-tied and long-haired; soul shouters and girl groups; bubblegum and acid rock; global fuzz; weirdos and outsiders, and the Weirdos and the Outsiders; Archie Shepp and J. Geils. Plus, live bands.

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Options December 20, 2015: It's Chriiiiist-maaaaas!!!

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Artist Track Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Suicide Commandos  Burn It Down   Options       0:00:00 ()
Galaxie 500  Listen the Snow Is Falling   Options This is Our Music      0:05:29 ()
Spectrum  Happy   Options Super Sympathy Spectrum Stocking Stuffer EP  Sympathy for the record Industry    0:09:39 ()
Vashti Bunyan  The Coldest Night of the Year   Options       0:12:24 ()
Margo Guryan  I Don't Intend To Spend Christmas Without You   Options       0:15:26 ()
Spectrum  Santa Claus   Options       0:20:10 ()
Holly Golightly  Christmas Is a Lie   Options       0:22:09 ()
Jackson C. Frank  Santa Bring My Baby Back to Me/Precious Lord   Options       0:25:03 ()
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Billy Childish and the Musicians of the British Empire  Pete Townshend's Christmas   Options       0:32:29 ()
Black Lips  Christmas in Baghdad   Options       0:36:20 ()
LimiƱanas  Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)   Options       0:39:06 ()
Detroit Junior  Christmas Day   Options       0:41:18 ()
The Qualities   it's christmas time   Options     (Sun Ra)  0:43:51 ()
Bibi Farber with the Michael Lynch Orchestra  Gonna Ask Santa Claus   Options       0:46:36 ()
Reigning Sond  If Christmas Can't Bring You Home   Options       0:52:24 ()
T. Rex  Christmas Bop   Options       0:57:56 ()
Iggy Pop  White Christmas   Options       1:00:44 ()
Golden Harmonizers  Whatcha Gonna Do For Christmas   Options       1:03:48 ()
Screamin' Jay Hawkins & thr Fuzztones  It's That Time Again   Options       1:07:45 ()
Jimmy Reed  Christmas Present Blues   Options       1:12:13 ()
Albert King   Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin'   Options       1:14:52 ()
Nathaniel Mayer  Mr. Santa Claus (Bring Me My Baby)   Options       1:17:55 ()
Binky Griptite  Stone Soul Christmas   Options       1:20:40 ()
James Brown  Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto   Options       1:23:56 ()
Cheap Trick  I want You for Christmas   Options       1:33:23 ()
Jackson 5  Santa Claus Is Coming to Town   Options       1:36:27 ()
Soupy Sales  Santa Claus Is Surfin' To Town   Options       1:38:53 ()
Ike & Tina Turner  Merry Christmas Baby   Options       1:40:25 ()
Rufus Thomas  I'll be your Santa Baby   Options       1:42:42 ()
Soul Saints Orchestra  santa's got a bag of soul   Options       1:46:56 ()
Hanoi Rocks  Dead by Christmas   Options       1:49:31 ()
The Ramones  Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)   Options       1:55:05 ()
The Greedies  A Merry Jingle   Options       2:01:37 ()
Big Star  Jesus Christ   Options       2:04:23 ()
Buck Owens  Christmas Shopping   Options       2:07:37 ()
Yo La Tengo  Rock n Roll Santa   Options       2:08:51 ()
The Cosmonauts  It's Christmas Day   Options       2:12:11 ()
Bob Dylan  Must Be Santa   Options       2:16:34 ()
AKIM & the Teddy Vann Production Company  Santa Claus Is a Black Man   Options       2:18:59 ()
J.D. McDonald  Boogaloo Christmas   Options       2:25:28 ()
Big Dee Irwin & Little Eva  I Wish You A Merry Christmas   Options       2:26:45 ()
Solomon Burke  Presents for Christmas   Options       2:29:10 ()
Irma Thomas with Preservation Hall Jazz Band  May Ev'ry Day Be Christmas   Options       2:36:39 ()
Fairytale of New York  David Johanson, Bill Murray, and Jenny Lewis   Options       2:40:16 ()
Amos Milburn  Christmas (Comes but Once a Year)   Options       2:43:06 ()
Los Straitjackets  Holiday Twist   Options       2:46:09 ()
The Sonics  Don't Believe In Christmas   Options       2:47:20 ()
South Filthy  Sandra Lynn's Blues   Options       2:54:49 ()
Slade   Merry Christmas Everybody   Options       2:58:59 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 12/20/15 6:01am duke:

Hey Nate and listeners
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 12/20/15 6:02am fred:

Good morning Nate and pyromaniacs
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 12/20/15 6:05am Nate K:

Hi Folks, today is the holiday show (Burn It Down style), should be a fun one...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 12/20/15 6:07am coelacanth:

i'm just pyro-curious.
hi Nate and trouble makers.
  Swag For Life Member    Sun. 12/20/15 6:07am radioschizo:

digging the Galaxie 500
  Sun. 12/20/15 6:11am Mark R.:

Burn Down the Holidays, Nate! Loving the show thus far!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 12/20/15 6:21am Nate K:

Sorry guys, two Spectrum songs...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 12/20/15 6:21am fred:

I always expect BAD to hijack this one to nowhere
  Sun. 12/20/15 6:24am Mark R.:

Two Spectrum songs is acceptable during a holiday show. I wasn't aware that Holly Golightly recorded a Christmas song--how uplifting.
  Sun. 12/20/15 6:29am Mark R.:

That Ventures Christmas album is cool, too...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 12/20/15 7:10am Nate K:

Merry Christmas everybody, thanks for dropping by today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 12/20/15 7:14am fred:

Nate, yours is the first Xmas show I hear this year. I expect to be sick of that theme (and then Auld Lang Syne) very soon. I usually use these weeks to check out archives of shows out of my listening hours. So maybe I won't check in next week
  Sun. 12/20/15 7:20am Mark R.:

Nice job avoiding the cliches, Nate--I've never heard any of these. It's always cool hearing Jimmy Reed and Albert King, too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 12/20/15 7:22am Nate K:

Thanks, @Mark R. I try to do my research. @Fred, I'll be out next week, but the great DJ Paul Bruno is doing his year-end best-of. It should be great.
  Sun. 12/20/15 7:23am Mark R.:

Like who the f*** is Binky Griptite, for example? That's like a name famous people check into hotels under. "If you wish to reach Mr. Jagger, he's registered under 'Binky Graphite'."
  Sun. 12/20/15 7:25am Mark R.:

Now James Brown--this fellow I've heard of.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 12/20/15 7:26am Nate K:

@Mark, love it!
  Sun. 12/20/15 7:27am Mark R.:

Damn you, autocorrect!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 12/20/15 7:31am fred:

Vicki aka People Like Us has a Christmas song of sorts, called "I'm dreaming"
  Sun. 12/20/15 7:33am KP:

Hello, Nate
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 12/20/15 7:36am Nate K:

Hi, KP.
Avatar Sun. 12/20/15 7:43am DonJuanTijuana:

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays everybody!
Avatar Sun. 12/20/15 8:04am DonJuanTijuana:

Nate, looking forward to your best of 2015 show for sure in Jan! Ho Ho Ho
  Sun. 12/20/15 8:09am RD:

Buck Yeah!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 12/20/15 8:44am Ken From Hyde Park:

I heard about this version of The Pogues' Christmas song. There's some show from Netflix or other media source with Bill Murray. I haven't seen it yet.
  Sun. 12/20/15 8:44am KP:

This is great. Thanks. Merry Christmas
  Sun. 12/20/15 8:53am Mike Sin:

Waking up Xmas show. This was fun. Merry Xmas to Nate and komrades.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sun. 12/20/15 8:54am Nate K:

Hey Mike, merry Christmas.
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