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Altrok Radio's Christmas Special
(Show 026a, Updated For 2004)

by Sean Carolan

[The following is the song rundown for the show that airs Tuesday, December 21 at 10am on WRSU-FM 88.7 in New Brunswick; you can listen to it as it airs by clicking here. If you'd like to get your hands on any of these records, you can help support Altrok by using this link to Fair warning: It'll pop up in a new window. By the way, if you happen to run a college radio station of your own, you're welcome to air this - let us know and we'll make the arrangements. -Ed.]


Well, it's a Christmas show...get it?


Segment 1:

  • El Vez - Feliz Navidad
  • Dandy Warhols - Little Drummer Boy
  • Squeeze - Christmas Day
  • Zoppo - Last Night I Spent Another LoFi Christmas
  • Easdale, John - Christmas Time Is Here
  • Folds, Ben - Bizarre Christmas Incident
  • Buzz Of Delight (Featuring Matthew Sweet) - Christmas - Buzz Of Delight

Segment 2:

  • Mighty Mighty Bosstones - Christmas Time
  • Bad Manners - Christmas Time Again
  • Coldplay - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  • Mono Puff - Careless Santa

Segment 3:

  • Reel Big Fish - Mele Kalikimaka
  • Stiff Little Fingers - White Christmas
  • Louis Armstrong with the Commanders - 'Zat You, Santa Claus
  • Fountains Of Wayne - The Man In The Santa Suit
  • Marcy Playground - Keegan's Christmas
  • Easdale, John - Jingle Bells-Jesus Christ
  • Ravenscroft, Thurl - You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch

Segment 4:

  • Brooks, Albert - A Daddy's Christmas - Promo Single
  • Eels, The - Everything's Gonna Be Cool This Christmas - Electro-Shock Blues Show
  • Badly Drawn Boy - Donna And Blitzen - Donna And Blitzen (7 Inch)
  • Dickies, The - Silent Night - The Incredible Shrinking Dickies (Enhanced)
  • moe. - We're A Couple Of Misfits - Seasons Greetings From moe

Segment 5:

  • A Halo Called Fred - Stomping On Your Christmas Cheer - MP3 Single
  • Grandaddy - Alan Parsons In A Winter Wonderland - XFM's It's A Cool Cool Christmas
  • Edmunds, Dave - Run Run Rudolph - Party Party OST
  • Walkmen, The - Xmas - Christmas In The 909
  • Smithereens, The - Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer - Promo Single

Segment 6:

  • Dance Hall Crashers - I Did It For The Toys
  • Captain Sensible - One Christmas Catalogue
  • Throwing Muses - Santa Claus
  • Bright Eyes - Blue Christmas
  • Lewie, Jona - Stop The Cavalry
  • Sun 60 - Mary Xmess
  • Goons, The - I'm Walking Backwards For Christmas


©2003 Sean Carolan

All material ©2001-2014 Sean Carolan, except as noted.


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