1. Reindeer n' Whiskey - The Iguanas 2. Celebrate! - Whooping Cranes 3. "Yuh, Xmess" - Gorhounds 4. My Sears Catalogue - Sharky's Machine 5. Xmas Will Never - The Love Pushers 6. Merry Christmas, Baby - The Senders 7. Mrs. Claus Has Menopause - The Sterilles 8. Staring in the Eye of God - The Woofing Cookies 9. Are You Ready for Christmas - Luther n' B.B.B.'s 10. One Winter's Night - The Brood 11. December Mourning - Crocodile Shop 12. Christmas Comes to Those Who Wait - Dimentia 13 13. The Last Noel - John Frankovic
1. Christmastime Here (Could Never Be Like That) - Wednesday Week 2. On Comet - The Point 3. Christmastime With You - The Cheepskates 4. Here's What I Want on a Christmas Day - Justin Love 5. Christmas Dance - Johnny Rabb 6. Gotta Get Lucky for Xmas - Johnny Rabb 7. Xmas Time (It Sure Doesn't Feel Like It) - The Dogmatics 8. Last Minute Rush - The Cheepskates 9. Merry Christmas - Plan 9 10. Christmas Tyme (Baby) - Yard Trauma 11. Forget It - Nadroj & The Wolrats 12. Schizophrenic X'mas - The Suburban Nightmares 13. Gloria (in Excelsis Deo) - The Tryfles 14. It's Christmas (A Time for Giving) - Screamin' Jay Hawkins 15. Silent Night (J.D.'s Salute to Phil Spector) - Droogs
Various Artists: Oh! No! Not Another... Midnight Christmas Mess Again!!
1. Hazy Shades of Winter - The Slickee Boys 2. Christmas I'll Be Home - The Vipers 3. Star - The Cheepskates 4. Santa is Comin' Down Again - The Psycho Daisies 5. Santa Ain't Santa - Woofing Cookies 6. Jesus Christ - The Love Pushers 7. O Tannenbaum Now - Das Furlines 8. Blue Christmas - The Ravens 9. Wreck These Halls - Howard & Jag's X-mas Vacation 10. Sleighbell Bop - The Holidays 11. Coal in My Stocking - The Backbones 12. Christmas Eve at KNL (Kansas Neurological Institute) - The Iguanas 13. Snow is Falling - Dementia 13
Side One 01 Carol Of The Bells 02 Little Drummer Boy 03 The Christmas Waltz 04 The Christmas Tree 05 The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You) 06 I Saw Three Ships Side Two 01 MEDLEY: Deck The Hall The First Noel Joy To The World 02 MEDLEY: Silent Night O Come All Ye Faithful 03 The Twelve Days Of Christmas 04 Toyland 05 MEDLEY: Christmas Is Coming Angels We Have Heard On High
(reissue of 'The David Rose Christmas Album' Capitol ST 2853 Released in 1968, and by the way, many of the songs from this LP came from the Main St. Christmas Area Music Loop at Disneyland.)
Starting in 1963, the Beatles started recording and releasing a special 6 or 7 minutes christmas single, in the shape of a 7 inch flexidisc (looks like a single, but is thinner and made of plastic), which they had distributed to members of their official fan club. These recorda are very rare today and difficult to get hold of.
1) The Beatles Christmas Record December 6, 1963 (Lyntone LYN 492) Description: Amongst christmas greetings and other things other things a comical rendition of "Good King Wenceslas" and towards the end the chorus from "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" (Marks). Recorded Oktober 17, 1963. 2) Another Beatles Christmas Record December 18, 1964 (Lyntone LYN 757) Description: Includes the classic "Jingle Bells," individual greetings and the ending jingle "Can You Wash Your Father's Shirts?" Recorded: October 26, 1964. 3) The Beatles Third Christmas Record December 17, 1965 (Lyntone LYN 948) Description: Contains "Yesterday," "Happy Christmas to Ya List'nas," "Auld Land Syne," the Four Top's "It's the Same Old Song" and "Christmas Comes But Once a Year." Recorded November 8, 1965. 4) The Beatles Fourth Christmas Record Pantomime: Everywhere It's Christmas December 16, 1966 (Lyntone LYN 1145) Description: A Monty Python-like record (or to be more accurate, the Goon Shows) , with amongst other things "Everywhere It's Christmas," "Orowanya," "Please Don't Bring Your Banjo Back" and the dramatic mini-play "Podgy the Bear and Jasper Visit Felpin Mansions." Recorded: November 25, 1966. 5) Christmas Time Is Here Again! December 15, 1967 (Lyntone LYN 1360) Description: includes the rocking "Christmas Time is Here Again," (later released in conjunction with the Anthology-project) "Plenty of Jam Jars" (performed by fictional band the "Revellers"), and finally John's poem "When Christmas Time is Over." Recorded: November 28, 1967. 6) The Beatles 1968 Christmas Record December 20, 1968 (Lyntone LYN 1743/4) Description: a collage of sounds and Fab greetings, including "Happy Christmas, Happy New Year," Johns poem "Jock & Yono" and "Once Upon a Pool Table." Guest-appearing artist Tiny Tim destroys "Nowhere Man". Recorded in November, 1968. 7) The Beatles Seventh Christmas Record December 19, 1969 (Lyntone LYN 1970/1) Description: A visit to John and Yoko in their home, Ringo plugs his movie "The Magic Christian" and Paul sings "This is to Wish You a Merry, Merry Christmas." George is featured only briefly. Recorded autumn 1969.
LP: From Then To You (Title in the USA: The Beatles Christmas Album) Released: December 18, 1970 (Apple SBC 100) USA-edition, (Apple LYN 2154) UK-edition. Description: A compilation of all these above mentioned flexis. As with the flexis, only fan club members were given a copy of this LP. Apart from the free copy, more copies could be ordered from the fan club. This was the first time americans could listen to the 1963-record, since they started with the 1964 flexi. The two editions of the LP has different names and also different album sleeves. The american one is the most popular a la the british A Hard Day's Night LP, but featuring photos from different years. Both the UK and USA versions of this LP are extremely rare, and have been counterfeited several times. In 1997, Ringo said that Apple has plans to release this LP on CD to a broader audience.
1.) Hang Your Balls On The Xmas Tree 2.) I Want A Casting Couch For Christmas 3.) Come On Santa, Let's Have A Ball 4.) The Night Before Christmas Binge 5.) Santa's Doing The Horizontal Twist 6.) Santa's Going To Be Late Tonight 7.) The Girls Were All Happy 8.) I Know What You Want For Christmas 9.) A Funtastic Panorama Of On-Stage Humor
01 Music For Family Fun (1:46) 02 Music For Family Fun (0:34) 03 Music For Majestic Scenes (1:16) 04 Music For Majestic Scenes (0:39) 05 Music For Travel Scenes (2:28) 06 Music For Water Activities (1:25) 07 Music For Party Scenes (2:34) 08 Music For Vacation Fun (2:15) 09 Music For Sports Events (1:49) 10 Music For Children's Activities (1:11) 11 Music For Children's Activities (1:08) 12 Music For All Kinds Of Fun (4:41) 13 Traffic (1:07) 14 Laugh, Large Crowd (0:22) 15 Applause, Large Crowd (0:21) 16 Crowd, Large (0:47) 17 Children Playing Outdoors (1:02) 18 Dog Barking, Puppy (0:21) 19 Dog Barking, Full-Grown (0:26) 20 Cat Meow (0:17) 21 Motorboat, Start-Run-Stop (1:00) 22 Diving Board, Children (0:23) 23 Slide Whistle, Three (0:11) 24 Automobile, Start-Pull Away (0:12) 25 Bo-ing Effect, Three (0:13)
01 How Much Is That Doggie in the Window 02 Overture and Introduction 03 Chihuahua (Cha Cha Cha) (for fredo) 04 Great Dane 05 Cocker Spaniel 06 The Terriers 07 German Shepherd 08 I'm a Dachshund 09 The Hunting Dog (Retriever, Setter, Springer) 10 St Bernard 11 Just Plain Dog ( for jack and benny (R.I.P) ) 12 Pekinese 13 Dalmatian 14 Boxer 15 Collie 16 Les Poodles 17 Boston Bull (How Come There Is No Dog Day) 18 Take a Bow-Wow-Wow
01 - Theme From 'The Avengers 02 - Bali Ha'i 03 - Minor Bosa Nova 04 - My Favourite Things 05 - I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face 06 - It's a Raggy Waltz 07 - Sabre Dance 08 - Call Me Irresponsible 09 - I'm Old Fashioned 10 - Baubles, Bangles & Beads