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December 24, 2020 Favoriting

featuring Santa & Jonny and Night Manger PLUS The Ghosts of Spazzy Xmas Bands Past

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THE STOOGE THE SONG
MARV MEREDITH AND HIS SLEIGHBELLS WITH CHIMPANZEE  SWINGIN' SLEIGHBELLS   Favoriting
THE JINGLEBERRIES (2014)  I WISH YOU A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS   Favoriting
MAGIC RADY & THE CHRISTMAS TROLLS (1994)  GOD REST YE MERRY GENTLEMEN   Favoriting
SANTA & JONNY (2020)  NORTH POLE 99705   Favoriting
THE A-RHYTHMICS (2013)  SANTA CLAUS   Favoriting
PURPLE WIZARD (2003)  CHRISTMAS DAY   Favoriting
 
THE JINGLEBERRIES (2015)  CHRISTMAS PARTY   Favoriting
BIG BABY & THE STROLLERS (1997)  TAKE ME ON A SLEIGH RIDE   Favoriting
BIG BABY & THE STROLLERS (1997)  CHRISTMAS DISEASE   Favoriting
SANTA & JONNY (2020)  SANTA PLEASE   Favoriting
SANTA & JONNY (2020)  BO'S HOME FOR CHRISTMAS   Favoriting
BILL FLORIO (2001)  DOMINIC THE DONKEY   Favoriting
THE WASSAILANTS (2019)  SANTA   Favoriting
 
LAME XMAS PAGEANT (1992)  JINGLE BELLS   Favoriting
LAME XMAS PAGEANT (1992)  NUTCRACKER SUITE   Favoriting
LAME XMAS PAGEANT (1992)  CAROL OF THE BELLS/WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS   Favoriting
SATO & JONNY (2002)  I'LL BE WALKING THE FLOOR THIS CHRISTMAS   Favoriting
THE CHRISTMISSTRESSES (2001)  YOU RUINED MY CHRISTMAS DAY   Favoriting
THE CHURCH KEYS (2001)  BLUE CHRISTMAS   Favoriting
THE CHURCH KEYS (2001)  SILENT NIGHT   Favoriting
THE CHURCH KEYS (2001)  SNOWBOUND   Favoriting
THE CHURCH KEYS (2001)  CHRISTMAS IN JAIL   Favoriting
HAMILTON, JOE FRANKINCENSE & MYRHH (2018)  JESUS   Favoriting
HAMILTON, JOE FRANKINCENSE & MYRHH (2018)  SANTA SUIT   Favoriting
HAMILTON, JOE FRANKINCENSE & MYRHH (2018)  LINUS AND LUCY   Favoriting
HAMILTON, JOE FRANKINCENSE & MYRHH (2018)  SANTA'S FAT   Favoriting
HAMILTON, JOE FRANKINCENSE & MYRHH (2018)  HAVE SLEIGH WILL TRAVEL   Favoriting
 
THE SMALL POTATOES (2003)  SLEIGH RIDE   Favoriting
THE SMALL POTATOES (2003)  I WANT A NEW BABY FOR CHRISTMAS   Favoriting
SATO & JONNY (2012)  GET OFF OF MY ROOF   Favoriting
THE YULETONES (2001)  SLEIGHBELL ROCK   Favoriting
THE SPITTOONS (2001)  TOSSIN' N' TURNIN'   Favoriting
THE SPITTOONS (2001)  NORTH POLE SUN   Favoriting
THE SPITTOONS WITH SPAZZ & MASAYO (2001)  BLUE CHRISTMAS   Favoriting
THE JINGLEBERRIES (2014)  HEY SANTA   Favoriting
THE JINGLEBERRIES (2014)  BUCKET TREE   Favoriting
THE PINKIES (THE LITTLE KILLERS) (2000)  RUN RUN RUDOLPH   Favoriting
THE PINKIES (THE LITTLE KILLERS) (2000)  SANTA KNOWS WHAT YOU DID   Favoriting
THE PINKIES (THE LITTLE KILLERS) (2000)  OOH MY SLED   Favoriting
 
SLEIGHER (2017)  REINDEER ON MY BACK   Favoriting
SLEIGHER (2017)  MR. ELF   Favoriting
SLEIGHER (2017)  16 TONS   Favoriting
SLEIGHER (2017)  CAROLING   Favoriting
SLEIGHER (2017)  I'M SLEIGHIN'   Favoriting
MISS KRIS & THE KRISTMAS MESS (2003)  GET THE HELL IN MY SLEIGH   Favoriting
MISS KRIS & THE KRISTMAS MESS (2003)  GET OUT OF MY HOUSE   Favoriting
MISS KRIS & THE KRISTMAS MESS (2003)  I WANT PRESENTS   Favoriting
THE JINGLEBERRIES (2015)  I'M A JEW, BABY   Favoriting
 
NIGHT MANGER (2020)  THE TOY FROM NEW YORK CITY   Favoriting
NIGHT MANGER (2020)  LIKE A LUMP OF COAL   Favoriting
SATO & JONNY (2003)  MR. SANTA CLAUS   Favoriting
SANTA-HANUKKAH FREEWAY (2016)  REINDEER BEREAVER   Favoriting
 
THE HALOES (2003)  SURFER'S CHRISTMAS LIST   Favoriting
SANTA & JONNY (2020)  KIYOSHI   Favoriting
SATO & JONNY (2003)  HAPPY NEW YEAR   Favoriting
SLEIGHER (2017)  THE CHRISTMAS SONG   Favoriting
THE CHURCH KEYS (2000)  SANTA WANTS A COLD BEER   Favoriting
SLEIGHER (2017)  BLUE CHRISTMAS   Favoriting

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:45pm Dave the Spazz:

Merry Xmas everybody!

Big show tonight!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:00pm Richard S:

Hello!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01pm loveless:

Yes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01pm Greg from ZONE 5:

And to you, Spazz & Darren! Nowheres I'd rather be.
  9:01pm Carmichael:

Spazzy Christmas, everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01pm van chinski:

Was that Larry Thor spieling off there?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03pm Richard S:

Great thing about being at this party is that you don't have to quarantine afterwards!
Avatar 9:04pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Richard S: I wouldn't be too sure about that if I were you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05pm medson:

Hi all. I’m ready for Night Manger
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05pm Pedro in Arlington:

Is this the right website for ordering Chinese food delivered by a monkey? Can I pay with Bitcoin?
Avatar 9:06pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Was Gaylord sick the year this was recorded?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:06pm Chop Scott:

Cheers Spazz & All!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:06pm Gaylord Fields:

I was born sick, Todd, and never got better.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07pm Richard S:

@Todd - Well, I'm not going anywhere for the next three days.....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07pm mariano:

Spazzy Xmas y'all!
Avatar 9:07pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Gaylord Fields: Thank goodness!
  9:08pm Carmichael:

Lit the tiki torches just in time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08pm Matt Fiveash:

Stay sick, Gaylord! This and every Xmas.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Merry Xmas Eve, friends!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08pm PaulRobeson1920:

Ho Ho Ho!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:09pm Gaylord Fields:

Thanks, Matt! You too, pal!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hey, Spazzmas party! Can someone direct me to the punch bowl?
  9:11pm Andres:

Merry Spazzmas! Unsurprisingly, Born Sick is already taken as both a band name and song title.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12pm Jimmy:

Happy holidays all!
Avatar 9:12pm Wild Honey:

Merry Xnmas Dave, Gaylord and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13pm Gaylord Fields:

Wild Honey!!! Merry Xmas!
Avatar 9:13pm RevComX:

Are we having a wingding?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13pm radioronan:

An advantage to not being at family's for x-mas eve is getting to listen to this fiasco live. Ready to get the merry on!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14pm Richard S:

@RevComX: We sure are!
Avatar 9:15pm Secret Santa:

Merry Christmas !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:15pm Wendy del Formaggio:

I'm knitting along with a Spazzy Christmas! I'm almost done with a scarf, and when that's over, I'll start another one. Knitting...a-and knitting...a-and knitting...a-and knitting...
Avatar 9:18pm RevComX:

Bingo does love his egg nog!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:18pm Mike Sin:

This is great! And, that’s not the liquor talking!
Avatar 9:18pm HyperDose:

Wendy! Merry Christmas! Hope Santa brings you a nice smoked gouda
Avatar 9:19pm Jedley:

Please identify for the record the members of all these bands so they can file for those heavy SoundExchange royalties $$$$$$
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:20pm Pedro in Arlington:

Todd needs to get some 💤 if he's gonna wake us and bake us.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:20pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Thanks, HyperDose! Hanukkah Claus brought me EIGHT wheels of smoked gouda last week. I guess I'm doing alright over here. Merry Christmas to you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21pm Gaylord Fields:

It's Mike Sin, the man doing the live sound mixes for many of these spectacular songs!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

Wendy, I’m knitting a scarf here too!
Avatar 9:22pm HyperDose:

Eight wheels of cheese are better than one, shalom!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23pm Kat in Chicago:

Three knitters in the house! I'm making fingerless mitts from the scraps left over from a hat and a scarf.
Avatar 9:23pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Pedro in Arlington: I'm like a little kid awaiting the arrival of Spazzy Claus....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Hooray SCLizzie and Kat! Knitting is one of the things that almost keeps me almost sane.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24pm Chop Scott:

I raise my glass to Mike Sin!!
Avatar 9:25pm Pseu Braun:

Spazzing on Xmas eve hee hee!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25pm Wendy del Formaggio:

HyperDose: Indeed! I had to rent another apartment just to store all of my cheese.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25pm Richard S:

All this knitting! All these Madame Defarges!
  9:25pm Carmichael:

I’m drinking beer. Betcha at least two others are doing the same.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27pm Kat in Chicago:

Haven't started on the bedtime beer yet, but I will before the show's over.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27pm Richard S:

@Carmichael - I'm drinking a St Bernardus Christmas Ale.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Richard S: Don't read too much into our knitting. Har har.
  9:28pm Mike Dawson:

Dave the Spazz saves Xmas - again! Woot!
Avatar 9:29pm RevComX:

There's a great Christmas band from the Akron, OH area called Missile Toe that would fit well on this show
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:29pm Gaylord Fields:

These Santa and Jonny songs are good — someone screwed up Quality Control there.
  9:29pm Carmichael:

Hope Bo didn’t bring that shitty fake Epiphone home with him.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30pm Mike Sin:

I love engineering the live acts during Spazzy Xmas each year! Such a fun time!
Avatar 9:30pm RevComX:

Roger Miller song?
Avatar 9:30pm HyperDose:

Looking forward to tomorrow morning's show Todd-O, hopefully with scone in hand!
Avatar 9:31pm Jedley:

It's really cool and relatable of Santa to stop into FMU in the heat of the holiday rush. Great score Dave
  9:31pm Sarah Nicolosi:

Buon Natale! Dominic the Donkey is a Big Deal at our house during the holidays ;)
  9:31pm MuWfInMass:

he traded in his I-roc for an SUV. Hi Karate!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32pm listener 126464:

Hooray for Spazzy Claus!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32pm mariano:

Mr. Microphone! "Hey good-lookin', we'll be back to pick you up later!"
Avatar 9:35pm Wild Honey:

This is one of my favorites!
Avatar 9:36pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Ask your parents or ask Rex.
  9:36pm Thursday Fernworthy:

Swinging Xmas party— cheers all!
Avatar 9:36pm Marc Francis:

Is Dominic the Donkey a regional thing? Kinda like Howard the Christmas Moose?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:37pm DjLorraine:

Merry merry merry merry
  9:37pm Listener Bop Monroe:

greetings from 60 mph gusts of Tannersville DTS and all.
krimble maybe?
  9:39pm Mike Dawson:

Spazzy Claus is coming!
  9:39pm Rex:

Minidiscs! My favorite legacy format!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43pm DjLorraine:

Sweet
Avatar 9:45pm Pseu Braun:

1992 was a serious lifetime ago...
Avatar 9:45pm R. Noel Fox:

Hello everyone!!
  9:47pm Carmichael:

Can I get thus in Quad?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:47pm Gaylord Fields:

Merry Christmas, Fietje!!!
  9:48pm P-90:

Merry Xmas Fietje!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:48pm Stevel:

Alternative Fiejte!!
  9:48pm fietje:

Merry Christmas everybody!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:48pm mariano:

Vrolijk kerstfeest, Fietje!
  9:51pm Cenzo & Cel:

Merry Christmas, Spazz! Thanks for the Juniors!!
Avatar 9:51pm KennyV:

gee wiz its christmas
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51pm Richard S:

(I suspect all these bands are really the same people, in different combinations. But I don't care.)
Avatar 9:52pm Secret Santa:

Santa Approved!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52pm medson:

It’s a Spazzmas Miracle
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53pm Stevel:

Richard S: We are all one band in the eye of Spazz.
  9:53pm graywhale:

Merry xmas Spazzster! thanks for the jams.

same to all the 17 other dj's hangin out in the chat. nothin better than fmu at christmas.... seriously!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53pm Kat in Chicago:

I think we're all Spazzes on this sleigh
Avatar 9:54pm Wild Honey:

BTW Santa's in French Guyana right now, according to NORAD
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54pm Wendy del Hickory Farms Cheese Ball:

Cheez Whiz it's Christmas!
  9:54pm BH:

checking Twitter to see how many people watching It's a Wonderful Life are blasting Uncle Billy this year
Avatar 9:55pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

This sounds like a remote broadcast from The Lakeside Lounge.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56pm Matt Fiveash:

Was Lars locked out on the fire escape for the first two church keys songs?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57pm Kat in Chicago:

I have a friend who works for Hickory Farms (in corporate). She has a restricted diet due to medical issues, so she can't even enjoy the free cheese balls :(
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58pm Wendy del Hickory Farms Cheese Ball:

Kat, that's like some evil curse or something! Has she considered visiting a Witch Doctor?
  9:58pm Carmichael:

Watching Christmas Story for the 11th consecutive time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58pm Kat in Chicago:

Ha, Wendy, I think that's the only one she hasn't been to.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00pm Wendy del Hickory Farms Cheese Ball:

Can she pass along her cheese balls to you?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:01pm Kat in Chicago:

We don't live close by. Her husband enjoys the cheese and sausage, at least.
Avatar 10:01pm Hams:

jesus, a true spazz.
Avatar 10:01pm Wild Honey:

Jesus is my absolute favorite from Xmas past
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:01pm sinner:

Hallelujah!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02pm Kat in Chicago:

Hamilton, Joe Frankincense and Myrrh, my fave!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02pm Wendy del Hickory Farms Cheese Ball:

Kat, at least they're not going to waste...but still, my heart breaks for your friend! I mean, HF cheese balls are kinda gross, but they're a GOOD kind of gross.
  10:02pm Carmichael:

My friend used to work at Ghirardelli chocolates in SF. They said he could eat all he wanted. He hates chocolate now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02pm Gaylord Fields:

"Jesus"/"Venus" is the one we accidentally got right.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02pm Ken From Hyde Park:

The chimps are looking hungry. Got any banana cheese sticks for them, Wendy?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03pm Wendy del Hickory Farms Cheese Ball:

Somehow that never happened to me. It was my literal job at Murray's and Zabar's to eat every cheese in the store so I could write descriptions of them. I could totally go back and do it all over again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04pm Wendy del Hickory Farms Cheese Ball:

Ken from HP: Always! It's bad to keep hungry chimps bananacheese-less.
Avatar 10:05pm Pseu Braun:

serious rock!
Avatar 10:05pm Roberto:

Damn, how did I miss H, F & M the first time around?
Avatar 10:05pm Roberto:

I mean H, JF & M.
  10:06pm Rudie:

This is one of my favorite xmas songs!!!!! thought it was the Sleigher song??!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08pm Wendy del Hickory Farms Cheese Ball:

Awww...Linus and Lucy! <3
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08pm Kat in Chicago:

Who did the lyrics for "Jesus" and "Santa Suit"?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08pm sinner:

killing it!!!
Avatar 10:08pm Roberto:

Who was the Asian component?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09pm Gaylord Fields:

@Rudie: Hi!!! I'm glad someone keeps track of which band was which year. I'm just sorry to find out that it's you.
  10:09pm Carmichael:

And Woodstock!
  10:10pm Rudie:

@Gaylord I lost count after jingleberries!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12pm Gaylord Fields:

@Kat: "Jesus" was Amanda Nazario and Matt Fiveash (I believe), and "Santa Suit" was written by Sam Elwitt and me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13pm Kat in Chicago:

@Gaylord y'all are hilarious!
  10:14pm Carmichael:

It is the Al Frankenincense decade.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14pm DjLorraine:

Oh my gosh, my golly
Avatar 10:16pm Roberto:

Ha! Nice 1980 reference, Carmichael.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17pm Wendy del Hickory Farms Cheese Ball:

I'd like to know who came up with the name "Hamilton, Joe Frankincense & Myrhh." I love it.
  10:17pm Rex:

Gaylord rocks while still looking like a Humanities professor...
  10:17pm Carmichael:

I was in my prime then, mariano. The salad days ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Best Christmas wishes to Amanda. I hope she's feeling better from the Covid.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17pm Matt Fiveash:

Wendy- I think Gaylord came up with that one?
  10:18pm Brad:

Haha this is amazing! Here's to peace for the holidays and new year...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:18pm Kat in Chicago:

I hope Amanda's doing better, too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19pm DjLorraine:

These are great gifts
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19pm Gaylord Fields:

@Wendy @Matt: Yeah, that band name was my evil doings!

@Rex: Thanks, and you've been dozing off during our Zoom session as of late. Let's Slack about this after class.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20pm Kat in Chicago:

Amanda's in Night Manger? Awesome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20pm Wendy del Hickory Farms Cheese Ball:

Very inspired, Gaylord! Hooray for evil doings!
  10:21pm juan rapido:

dave's new musical, Cramalot!
  10:22pm Brad:

Is Night Manger still happening tonight?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22pm Kat in Chicago:

Gaylord Fields, Evil Christmas Genius
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23pm Matt Fiveash:

Was 2003 the year that Lars played saxophone with like 9 different bands including the Shemps?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23pm Dave the Spazz:

@Matt Fiveash: Yup
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:24pm Gaylord Fields:

@Brad: Night Manger works blue, so you'll have to wait till after 11 to hear them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:25pm Gaylord Fields:

@Kat: There's plenty of Evil Christmas Genius powering these bands.
  10:26pm Brad:

@Gaylord I'll be here! Looking forward to it :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:26pm Kat in Chicago:

"Get Off Of My Roof" is brilliant too
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:26pm Chop Scott:

Off my roof Buddy! This song makes me so damn happy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:29pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

Off my Roof is the best of the night!
  10:29pm juan rapido:

will there be a cornish game hen giveaway, inquiring minds want to know.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:36pm medson:

I just remembered how much I miss live music
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:37pm Kat in Chicago:

Me too, medson. Even dumb live music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:38pm Richard S:

APPLAUSE
  10:38pm hifivicky:

merry xmas eve! hi Gaylord! just tuning in while I clean up from small family festivities. this is great!
  10:39pm Aaron Haines:

this is the greatest x-mas special i have ever heard!!!!
Avatar 10:40pm Cp304:

good evening peoples.. so watching NORAD, santa is above Ipswich now
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:42pm Matt Fiveash:

"My fuckin tree"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:48pm Jeff formerly from Rahway:

Listening to the show with my teenage son tonight.
Son: "That DJ sounds like Tim Allen."
Me: "You mean the voice of Buzz Lightyear?"
Son: "No the other guy...Woody."
Me: "Tom Hanks?"
Son: "Yep."
Me: "OK I see where you're coming from."
Avatar 10:51pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@medson: You must miss live music very bad indeed if this is what makes you remember how much you miss it.
Avatar 10:52pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@medson: You must miss live music very much indeed if this is what makes you remember how much you miss it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:55pm Gaylord Fields:

@hifivicky: Merry Xmas, you dear person, you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:58pm Kat in Chicago:

Alright, I got my beer and I'm ready to Night Mange when the time comes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:58pm Jeff formerly from Rahway:

My son was full of cawfee when I dropped him off at home. He said he was gonna stay up all night playing piano
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:59pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

This is excellent!
Avatar 11:00pm Jedley:

Love that Sleigher classic Snowing Blood
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:01pm van chinski:

This show has been a gift!
Avatar 11:01pm Marc Francis:

Yikes. This song is the nighty night point for me...

Thanks for the fun Dave!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:01pm McGroovey:

No one sings the Bee Gees like Sleighlord!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:02pm Kat in Chicago:

Wow, just wow
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:02pm Wendy del Formaggio:

I keep thinking "THIS song is my favorite," and then there's another one I like better. But these last two I particularly love: Mr. Elf and Reindeer on My Back.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:02pm Gaylord Fields:

@McGroovey: I put the "jeez" in Bee Gees.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:03pm Miles of Middle Texas:

Happy happy !! Cheers y'all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:04pm Kat in Chicago:

I must have missed 2017, I don't remember Sleigher and it seems like I would have!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:05pm Kat in Chicago:

Some very special vocal performances here.
Avatar 11:06pm Wild Honey:

Oh yes Caroling! A classic from Xmas Fiasco past
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:06pm Ken From Hyde Park:

They should call in Sleighter-Kinney to perform "Good Christmas Things."
  11:10pm hifivicky:

sorry I missed Sleigher in '17 but feeling blessed to hear this now. "mr elf" was especially sublime 😍
Avatar 11:10pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Hit after hit!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:11pm Jeff formerly from Rahway:

A very Kinky Kristmas!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:12pm medson:

Still up Todd? Haha.
Avatar 11:12pm Nutley Sam:

So many hits, so many memories!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:14pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Ernie K-Ho-Ho-Ho
  11:18pm Ira:

Is it too late to buy a tree? I'm hoping for a songbook with each and every one of these, illustrated Mad style.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:18pm Kat in Chicago:

OMG
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:18pm Wendy del Hickory Farms Cheese Ball:

They're playing my song!
  11:19pm Brad:

LOL I'm a Jew, Baby
  11:21pm Bluesman:

This may very well be the greatest collection of Christmas songs, EVER!
  11:21pm YRUdoinths2me:

I'm very enjoying this. where did you get these records? They are un-online-able.
  11:21pm YRUdoinths2me:

Dave. I'm spazzing. where did you get these?
Avatar 11:22pm Nutley Sam:

IT'S BIG!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:22pm Chop Scott:

Primal memory: The Grandparents opened up the trunk of the teal '68 Impala and had wrapped two youth drum sets in Sunday comics--my miniature set had The Monkees logo on the kick drum. I was six.
  11:22pm YRUdoinths2me:

do you know nutley Jesse?
  11:23pm YRUdoinths2me:

no contest kid?
  11:23pm Brad:

@Chop Scott, I'm a Believer! @YRUdoinths2me, I think these were all recorded live for Xmas pasts with WFMU DJs.
Avatar 11:26pm Nutley Sam:

Hooray for Spazzy Claus!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:26pm Dave the Spazz:

Night Manger lineup & credits

“The Toy From New York City” (“The Boy From New York City”), by George Davis and John Taylor, parody lyrics by Gaylord Fields and Sam Elwitt (3:32)

Polly Pinochle: lead vocals
Sam Elwitt: guitar, saxophone, backing vocals
Bruce Bennett: guitar
Matt Fiveash: bass, backing vocals
Ira Kaplan: piano, backing vocals
Matt Clarke: harmonium
Dave Lindsay: drums, backing vocals
Justina Elwitt: percussion
Gaylord Fields: backing vocals
Georgia Hubley: backing vocals
Amanda Nazario: backing vocals
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:26pm Dave the Spazz:

Tracks recorded by band members individually, mixed by Dave Lindsay
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:26pm Kat in Chicago:

It sounds AMAZING
  11:27pm Brad:

NIGHT MANGER!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:27pm Wendy del Hickory Farms Cheese Ball:

Hooray! It's good to hear Amanda on the ray-dee-oh.
  11:27pm D:

Merry Christmas Spazzy Claus!! Awesome Christmas Eve of Music!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:28pm medson:

I need to fill my butane lighter for the encore.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:28pm Dave the Spazz:

“Like a Lump of Coal” (“Like a Rolling Stone”), by Bob Dylan, parody lyrics by Sam Elwitt, Amanda Nazario, Gaylord Fields, Matt Fiveash, and Ira Kaplan (8:06)

Sam Elwitt: lead vocals, guitar, harmonica
Amanda Nazario: lead vocals
Gaylord Fields: lead vocals
Matt Fiveash: lead vocals, bass
Ira Kaplan: lead vocals, piano
Bruce Bennett: guitar
Matt Clarke: organ
Dave Lindsay: drums
Justina Elwitt: percussion
Georgia Hubley: backing vocals
  11:29pm Brad:

OMG I'm laughing so hard
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:30pm Miles of Middle Texas:

Clapping and whistling! Thanks for the show !
  11:30pm Brad:

Love the rhyme of coal with asshole
  11:31pm Ira:

I've heard this so many times, and I'm only just noticing the melody the harmonica's playing!
  11:31pm jesse in illinois:

hiya really been enjoying the show in bits since the start! we like this years band way much! good times, thanks peeps!
Avatar 11:31pm Wild Honey:

Amanda!!!
Avatar 11:32pm Nutley Sam:

A-M-A-N-D-A!
  11:32pm Brad:

Parodying Dylan on Christmas Eve is so meta
  11:32pm hifivicky:

omg this lump of coal song is bonkers I'm obsessed
  11:33pm jesse in illinois:

it feels great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:33pm Gaylord Fields:

Chimney hole!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:33pm neil quarantino:

This is incredible!
  11:34pm jesse in illinois:

matt fiveash got bars of coal
Avatar 11:34pm Wild Honey:

Matt Fiveash is my personal Burl Ives
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:34pm Wendy del Hickory Farms Cheese Ball:

I'm so glad "banana peel" is in this song.
Avatar 11:35pm Jedley:

Schmo!!!! Guffawing
  11:35pm D:

Banana 🍌 peel! Mon-kee!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:36pm Tim 07030:

I am grinning from ear to ear.
  11:36pm Brad:

Hmm this mysterious Uncle Roal is getting roasted ha
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:36pm Listener Wolfgang:

very super!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:37pm medson:

I’m all warm and fuzzy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:37pm Sweet Corn Lizzie:

Uncle Dave, this is the best Christmas show EVER!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:37pm Kat in Chicago:

INSTANT CLASSIC
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:37pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Thank you, Night Manger! Very nice.
Avatar 11:37pm Jedley:

Please release that into the world!
  11:38pm Brad:

Thank you, that was worth staying up for!
Avatar 11:38pm Nutley Sam:

What, only five verses?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:39pm Gaylord Fields:

@Jedley: Not till there's a vaccine.
Avatar 11:40pm Nutley Sam:

@Gaylord, don't say that, we want to ENCOURAGE a vaccine
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:40pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Can Clay Pigeon play it on Wake 'n' Bake tomorrow or is the song the sole property of Spazz Enterprises, Inc.?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:41pm medson:

I want a Night Manger Shirt. I’ll spend the $12 on the Jersey Tee
  11:42pm D:

🐒 🎄 parady too perfect!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:42pm Wendy del Hickory Farms Cheese Ball:

Santa-Hanukkah Freeway is up there with Hamilton, Joe Frankincense & Myrhh as my top picks for band names.
Avatar 11:42pm Roberto:

OMG Santa-Hanukkah Freeway. Why hadn't I thought of that?
Avatar 11:43pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

Has Santa-Hanukkah Freeway ever played on a double bill with The Pacific Ghost (of Christmas Past) Highway?
  11:45pm D:

Looking forward to Todd's 🎄 wake n bake!
  11:45pm NikiA:

guys I'm alone tonight. baking ginger cookies. you're my company 🥂 cheers to y'all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:46pm RevErie:

pass the cookies
  11:48pm D:

@mikiA cheers 🥂 and Merry Christmas!! Merry Christmas to all us late nighter Christmas eve-ers!!
  11:48pm NikiA:

@reverie, they're for sharing *passes cookies*
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:49pm Gaylord Fields:

Let's hear it for Santa & Jonny! They made their songs for this year with the distinct disadvantage of being in the same room with one another.
  11:50pm Rudie:

Yay !!! The Chalmers!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:50pm RevErie:

@NikiA *eats cookie* homemade are the best
Avatar 11:51pm Todd-o-phonic Todd:

@Gaylord Fields: I would have volunteered to record with Cheryl if we could have been placed in separate rooms.
Avatar 11:51pm Wild Honey:

LOVE Kiyoshi!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:51pm Gaylord Fields:

Yay!!! Rudie!!! I heard you in all this mess!
Avatar 11:51pm Nutley Sam:

Hey Rudie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52pm Gaylord Fields:

@Todd-o-phonic Todd: Haha!
  11:53pm Rudie:

Hi to Ms. Sloopy, too!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:54pm Gaylord Fields:

Merry Christmas, Masayo-chan!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56pm Dave the Spazz:

Thanks to Santa & Jonny and Night Manger and all of the bands and engineers and everybody for tuning in tonight---Merry Xmas!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:56pm Chop Scott:

Thanks Spazz & all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57pm Gaylord Fields:

Spazz, this has been the best three hours of programming ever broadcast on WFMU.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57pm Wendy del Hickory Farms Cheese Ball:

Merry XMas, everyone! Stay safe and have another cookie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57pm Kat in Chicago:

Thank you Spazz and all who Spazzed along, happy holidays
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58pm RevErie:

Thank you all! for a great night.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58pm radioronan:

Thanks Dave & Spazzy Claus! Thanks skeletons
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59pm McGroovey:

This was the best Christmas Eve 2020 ever!
Avatar 11:59pm Wild Honey:

Thank you Dave, Night Mnager, and all of the bands of Xmas past. This was an unexpected and unprecedented evening of joy!
Avatar 12:00am Jedley:

Really great and wholesome. Enjoy your Midnight Masses everyone!
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