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Dec 24, 2016 - JH & KV - Christmas/Winter

Rockin' Remnants

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Date:  December 24, 2016
Host:  Jan Hunsinger and Kim Vaughan
Feature:  Christmas and Winter

Birthday Calendar

Dec 21 – Carla Thomas – age 74
            – Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) – born in 1946


[yellow song titles are YouTube links; songs with * were requests; all chart information comes from the Billboard Top 100 (for chart dates before/during July 1958) or Billboard Hot 100 (for chart dates during/after Aug 1958) unless otherwise noted]


OPENING THEME:  Good Old Rock ‘n’ Roll – Cat Mother & the All-Night Newsboys (1969, #29, produced by Jimi Hendrix)

Pictures Of Matchstick Men – Status Quo (#12 - 1968: in honor of guitarist Rick Parfitt, who passed away today; although only a one-hit wonder band in the USA, Status Quo has had an over 50 year career in the UK!)
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I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day – Johnny Cash
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Little Shepherd Of Kingdom Come – Jimmie Rodgers

* Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee ("Little Miss Dynamite" was only 14 years old when she recorded this perennial Christmas favorite; it has sold over 25 million copies)
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I Want A Rock And Roll Guitar – Johnny Preston

Santa, Teach Me To Dance – Debbie & the Darnells

You’re All I Want For Christmas – Brook Benton

Dreidel – Don McLean (#21 - 1973: in honor of the first day of Hanukkah)
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O Holy Night – The Orioles (early Christmas doo-wop)

The Twelve Gifts Of Christmas – Allen Sherman
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[45 Corner] – If It Doesn’t Snow On Christmas – Gene Autry (flip side of the 45 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer from 1949)
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I’m Gonna Build A Snowman – Diane Ray

Snowflakes And Teardrops – The Angels
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Cold, Cold Winter – The Pixies Three

All Winter Long – Linda Laurie

Winter Weather – Ronny & the Daytonas


All I Want For Christmas Is You – Carla Thomas

 * Little Saint Nick – The Beach Boys 
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White Christmas – The Drifters (Clyde McPhatter on lead vocals) 
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We Need a Little Christmas – New Christy Minstrels
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Christmas Won’t Be The Same This Year – Jackson Five

* New York’s A Lonely Town – The Tradewinds (#32 - 1965: surf sound pop from the group out of Providence, R.I.)

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The Christmas Blues – Dean Martin
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Mister Scrooge – The Orchids

* Blue Christmas – Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles
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Ol’ Saint Nicholas – Doris Day

It’s Christmas Once Again – Frankie Lymon
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Carol Of The Bells – Johnny Mathis
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Shake Hands With Santa Claus – Louis Prima
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* Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – Darlene Love
 ( featuring the classic Phil Spector Wall of Sound)
A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector

Christmas In Jail – The Youngsters

Christmas Shopping – Buck Owens

* Snoopy’s Christmas – The Royal Guardsmen
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* A Holly Jolly Christmas – Burl Ives
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* Feliz Navidad – Jose Feliciano


Here Comes Santa Claus – Elvis Presley
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Go Tell It On The Mountain – Bobby Darin

Silver Bells – Jim Reeves
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Santa Looked A Lot Like Daddy – Buck Owens
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Mrs. Santa Claus – Nat King Cole

Mambo Santa Mambo – The Enchanters
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Jingle Bells – Smokey Robinson & the Miracles

Mistletoe And Holly – Jack Jones
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‘Zat You, Santa Claus – Louis Armstrong & the Commanders

Parade Of The Wooden Soldiers – The Crystals

We Wanna See Santa Claus Do The Mambo – Big John Greer

Merry Christmas Baby – Otis Redding
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A Warm Little Home On The Hill – Stevie Wonder

All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth – Spike Jones & his City Slickers
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Give Love On Christmas Day – Jackson Five
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Silent Night – The Temptations

Deck The Halls – Jackie Wilson

I Wish You A Merry Christmas – Big Dee Irwin & Little Eva

CLOSING THEME:  Sleepwalk – Santo & Johnny (1959, #1 for two weeks)

Prize Winner

Congratulations to Pam from Moravia, for calling in and winning 5 guest passes to Island Health and Fitness!

Host Next Week (Dec 31):  John Rudan with a spotlight on 45s

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