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DJ Jack Rabid
Kay Starr – (Everybody’s Waitin’ For) the Man with the Bag (single) 1950
The Still Out – Where We Go (Crystallized)
Bevis Frond – Old Wives Tales (We’re Your Friends, Man) brand new
Guided By Voices – My Future in Barcelona (Zeppelin Over China) brand new
The Fernweh – The Liar (Brightening)
Los Shakers – The Child And Me (El Niño Y Yo) (Shakers For You) 1967
Patti Page with Orchestra Under the Direction of Jack Rael – Boogie Woogie Santa Claus (b-side “Tennessee Waltz”) 1950
DJ Jack Rabid
Brian Setzer – Hey Santa (Dig That Crazy Christmas) 2005
Jet Black – Temporary State (L’E?re du Vide) brand new
The Altered Hours – Over the Void (On My Tongue)
Deep Cut – Alarm Button (Different Planet)
The Love-Birds – Tommy’s Theme (single, The Lover’s Corner)
77:78 – Compass Pass (Jellies)
The Beatles – Junk (The Beatles—Esher Demo) recorded 1968, released 1995, and again now on the 50th anniversary version of The Beatles
Dick Robertson & His Orchestra – Meet Me Under the Mistletoe (single) 1941
DJ Jack Rabid
Burt Bacharach – The Bell That Couldn’t Jingle (single) 1968
Sam Philips – Candles and Stars (World on Sticks) new
The Persian Leaps – Sleepless (Pop That Goes Crunch)
American Darlings – You And I (Rubber Tracks EP) 2015
Small Faces – I Feel Much Better (b-side “Tin Solider,” There Are But Four Small Faces) 1967
Gil Hamilton AKA Johnny Thunder (Orchestra Conducted By Teacho Wiltshire) – Tell Her (single) 1962
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy – ’Zat You Santa Claus (Everything You Want For Christmas) 2004
DJ Jack Rabid
The Hep Stars – The Boy That Old Santa Forgot (Jul Med Hep Stars) 1967
The Soul Survivors – Snow Man (b-side “Hung Up On Losin’) 1966
Elvis Presley – Santa Bring My Baby Back (To Me) (Elvis’ Christmas Album) 1957
Charles Brown – Please Come Home For Christmas (single) 1960
Hank Snow – Christmas Roses (single) 1953
Buck Owens – Santa Looked a Lot Like Daddy (single) 1965
Ray Charles – Merry Christmas Baby (Live at The Monastery Of Ettal, Ettal, Germany) 1979
DJ Jack Rabid
Jacob Miller & Ray I – We Wish You a Merry Christmas (Natty Christmas) 1978

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