A Slightly Edgy Christmas Special (radio 21/12/07)

  1. Sparks, ‘Thank God it’s Not Christmas’ (1974)
    From Kimono My House (remaster), EU UNIVERSAL ISLAND RECORDS 984 341 7 CD (2006)
  2. Old Man Gloom, ‘Christmas Eve Part I’
    From Christmas, USA THE MAGIC BULLET RECORD CO MB060 2 x LP (2004)
  3. The Shaggs, ‘Philosophy of the World’
    From The Shaggs (compilation), USA ROUNDER CD 11547 / RED ROOSTER CD 3 (1988)
  4. David Bowie, ‘Sell me a coat’ (1966)
    From Images 1966-1967, UK DERAM RECORDS SDM 3017/1-2 2 x LP (1973)
  5. Nico, ‘Frozen Warnings’ (1969)
    From The Marble Index, GERMANY ELEKTRA ENTERTAINMENT 7559-61098-2 CD (1991)
  6. The Residents, ‘Dumbo the Clown (who loved Christmas)’
    From Subterranean Modern, USA RALPH RECORDS SM7908 LP (1979)
  7. The Qualities, ‘It’s Christmas Time’ (1956)
    From Sun Ra, The Singles, USA EVIDENCE ECD 22164-2 2 x CD (1996)
  8. The Dominoes, ‘The Bells’ (1953)
    From The Dominoes Volume One. All Their Hits 1951-1965, USA KING (GUSTO RECORDS) 5005X LP (1977)
  9. The Specials, ‘Do Nothing’ (1980)
    From Stereo-Typical. As, Bs and Rarities, UK EMI RECORDS 7243 5 27154 2 8 3 x CD (2000)
  10. The Fall, ‘No Xmas for J. Quay’
    From Totale’s Turns, UK ROUGH TRADE ROUGH 10 LP (1980)
  11. The Qualities, ‘Happy New Year to you’
    From Sun Ra, The Singles, op cit.
  12. Neil Innes, ‘Time to Kill’
    From Off The Record, UK MMC RECORDINGS LTD MMC 001 2 x LP (1982)
  13. Raymond Scott, ‘Siberian Sleighride’ (1939)
    From Reckless Nights and Turkish Twilights. The music of Raymond Scott, USA COLUMBIA CK 53028 CD (1992)
  14. Billie Holiday, ‘God Bless the Child’ (1941)
    From God Bless The Child, UK CBS RECORDS M 66267 2 x LP (1972)
  15. Raymond Scott, ‘New Year’s Eve in a Haunted House’ (1939)
    From Reckless Nights, op cit.
  16. Haco, ‘Invisible Fireworks’
    From Happiness Proof, USA DETECTOR MP-22 / UK ReR MEGACORP HACO2 CD (2000)
  17. Leonard Cohen, ‘Winter Lady’
    From Songs of Leonard Cohen, USA CBS RECORDS CS 9533 LP (1968)
  18. Scott Walker, ‘Tilt’
    From Tilt, UK FONTANA 526 859-2 CD (1995)
  19. John Fahey, ‘The Holly and The Ivy / The Cherry Tree Carol’
    From Popular Songs of Christmas & New Year’s. Guitar Instrumentals, USA VARRICK RECORDS VR-012 LP (1983)
  20. Rod Poole, extract from December 96, USA WIN RECORDS WIN 031 CD (1998)
  21. John Fahey, ‘Deck the Halls with Boughs of Holly / We wish you a Merry Christmas’
    From Popular Songs of Christmas, op cit
  22. Nico, ‘Roses in the Snow’
    From The Marble Index, op cit.
  23. Krzysztof Penderecki, extract from Symphony No 2, Christmas Symphony, BELGIUM PAVANE RECORDS ADW 7100 LP (1981)
  24. Popol Vuh, ‘Be in Love’ (1973)
    From Seligpreisung, GERMANY SPV RECORDINGS SPV 085-70132 CD (2004)
  25. The Dominoes, ‘O Holy Night’
    From The Dominoes Volume One, op cit.
  26. King Crimson, ‘Starless’ (1974)
    From Red. 30th Anniversary Edition (remastered), UK VIRGIN RECORDS CDVKC7 CD (2000)

Show ran over by ten minutes. Some listeners may have missed 25 and 26.

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