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The Big Takeover Show - Number 257 - December 23, 2019

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DJ Jim and DJ Jack Rabid
The Eyelids (with Peter Buck) – Found at the Scene of a Rendezvous That Failed (The Accidental Falls) brand new, cover of Tim Buckley & Larry Beckett
T.S.O.L. – Ghost Train (single) brand new
Mini Meltdowns – You Bring Me Down (Destined For Disaster)
The Shins – When I Goose Step (single) brand new
The Casuals – Jessamine (single) 1968
The Decemberists – Please Daddy (Don’t Get Drunk This Christmas) (Alternative Rock Christmas)
Simon & Garfunkel – Comfort and Joy (God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen) (Old Friends box set) recorded 1967, released 1997
DJ Jim and DJ Jack Rabid
Johnny Preston – Cradle of Love (single) 1960
The Black Watch – One Hundred Million (b-side “Crying All the Time”) new
The Damned – Melody Lee (Peel Session version, recorded December 20, 1978)
Leatherface – Melody Lee (various: The Pretty and the Vacant) 1995; Damned cover
Radio Supernova – Sykli (Tahtiin) Elizabeth request, from Tampere, Finland
Purple Heart Parade – Petrichor (Desolation Angel EP)
Wizzard – I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday (single) 1973
George Jones – Maybe Next Christmas (b-side “New Baby For Christmas”) 1957
DJ Jack Rabid
Mikal Cronin – I’ve Got Reason (Seeker) new
Frieda’s Roses – Jessica Triangle (single)
Kazu – Salty (Adult Baby)
Submotile – Alba (Ghosts Fade on Skylines)
Paul McCartney – In a Hurry (single) brand new
Cheap Trick – Merry Christmas Darlings (Christmas Christmas) 2017
The Quinto Sisters – A Holly Jolly Christmas (A Holly Jolly Christmas)
DJ Jack Rabid
Jimmy Durante – (Isn’t it a Shame That) Christmas Comes But Once a Year (b-side “Frosty the Snowman”) 1950
Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra Featuring Jack Teagarden & Johnny Mercer – Christmas Night in Harlem (single) 1934
Allen Sherman – The 12 Gifts of Christmas (single, For Swingin’ Livers Only!) 1963
North By Northwest – Rudolph Goes to Rehab (single) 2008
The Heptones (Gaylads) – Christmas Time (split single with Ken Boothe) 1968
Pete Clapsis – Santa Got Run Over By a Grandma (single) 2011; parody of Elmo and Patsy song
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – 8 Days (of Hanukkah) (It’s a Holiday Soul Party) 2015
DJ Jack Rabid
Willie Nelson – Blue Christmas (b-side “White Christmas”) 1979

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