Monday, December 8, 2008

Outsider Holiday Music Again

I had a request elsewhere to re-upload these compilations of unusual seasonal recodings (songpoems, celebrities, novelty, developmentally different, amateur, etc) so I thought I'd offer them here as well.

"You may order your pastels from Alaska,
Imported, as the Igloo, in review"
- Evelyn Christmas (songpoem, Vol 2 track 4)

Download Outsider XMAS Vol 1
Download Outsider XMAS Vol 2

Tracklists in Comments

As my invitation to the LA WEEKLY 30th anniversary festivities on Saturday night seems to have been lost in the mail, I wound up attending the much more exclusive Dr. Suzy All-Whippet Mini-Westminster in Agoura Hills (pictures to follow) with MA & Nige. Stopping by Echo Park on the way home, we ran across the above (from across the lake) and below (creeping up on them) depicted cluster of ragged Cacophonic Santas, the dregs of what I understand to have been a jolly debauch. Ah, 90's nostalgia. One angry, pink mohawked S'antirchrist took offense to me taking their picture, demanding "Who are you with?!" "It's OK," I said. "I'm with Nigel."


DougH said...

Volume 1

1. Ninakeali'iwahamana - Melikalikimaka
2. Santa And The Doodle Li Boop - Art Carney
3. I'm A Christmas Tree - Wild Man Fischer
4. Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer - Daniel Johnston
5. Jingle Bells - Special Music By Special People
6. Merry Christmas Polka - Sonny Cash
7. Merry Christmas - Wesley Willis
8. Twas The Night Before Christmas - William Shatner
9. Santa Claus Is A Black Man - ChI
10. Santa's In A Wheelchair - Kids Of Whitney High
11. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - Joseph Spence
12. Santa Claus Has Got The Aids - Tiny Tim
13. Santa Claus Goes Modern - Rod Rogers And The Librettos
14. Daddy Is Santa Really 6' 4" - Kay Brown
15. I'm Going To Lasso Santa Claus - Brenda Lee
16. The Little Christmas Tree - Red Skelton
17. I'm Walking Backward For Christmas - The Goons
18. Silent Night - Eilert Pliarm
19. Blue Christmas - Eilert Pliarm
20. Jingle Bells - Lucas & Friends
21. Silent Night - Lucas & Friends
22. Frosty The Snowman - Lucas & Friends
23. O Little Town Of Bethlehem - Lucas & Friends
24. Deck The Halls - Lucas & Friends
25. Frosty The Snowman - Cindy Brady
26. C-H-R-i-S-T-M-A-S - Little Marcy
27. The Ghost With The Most - Bruce Haack
28. Nutcracker Suite - Portsmouth Sinfonia
29. My Favorite Things - Björk
30. The Ballad Of Bilbo Baggins - Leonard Nimoy

PS: That last one I tacked on because this compilation coincided with the first LOTR movie.

Volume 2

1. He's The Santa I Want - BJ Snowden
2. Please, Daddy (Don't Get Drunk This Christmas) - John Denver
3. Rock 'n Roll Santa - Jan Terri
4. Evelyn Christmas - Gene Marshall
5. Christmas Is The Time - Kids Of Widney High
6. Santa Claus, The Original Hippie - Homer & Jethro
7. The First Noel - Johnny Bowtie Barstow
8. Happy Birthday Jesus - Little Cindy
9. Come On Santa, Let's Have a Ball - Kay Martin & Her Body Guards
10. Ole Year Christmas - Sisterhood
11. What Child is This?/Hava Nagila - Jingle Cats
12. White Christmas - Jimmy
13. KITT saves Christmas - Hasselhoff & Company
14. Feliz Navidad - David Hasselhoff
15. Bo Derek On My Mind - Matt Vincent
16. Santa's Souped-up Sleigh - Paul Le Mat (from Melvin & Howard - Melvin's actual songpoem)
17. The Christmas song - The Children of the University of Michigan Children's Psychiatric Hospital - Christmas at C.P.H.
18. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - Wing
19. Mom & Daddy, Please Don't Steal For Me This Xmas - Suzannah
20. Snowbows - Stan Beard & The Swinging Strings
21. The Little Drummer Boy - Korean Child
22. I'm Gonna Spend My Christmas With a Dalek - The Go-Go's
23. Santa Came on a Nuclear Missile - Heather Noel
24. Santa Claus Is Surfin' To Town - Soupy Sales
25. Elves' Revolt - Six Million Dollar Man
26. The Life Day Song - Carrie Fisher (from The Star Wars Holiday Special)

bomarr said...

can you re-post the outsider xmas music comps? i'd really love to hear them.

bomarr said...

thanks for re-posting. you may enjoy some of my previous xmas mixes. looks like we have similar taste: