Bob Dylan’s Theme Time Radio Hour Christmas Special

Excellent! It looks like ABC Radio – like BBC 6 – is carrying some of Bob Dylan’s Theme Time Radio Hour shows from XM.

On December 24 and 25 they’ll be playing his special Christmas show. Check out this playlist:

‘Swinging For Christmas (Boppin’ For Santa)’ – Tom Archia (1948)
‘Christmas Is A-Coming (Chicken Crowns At Midnight)’ – Leadbelly (194?)
‘A Party For Santa’ – Lord Nelson (1963)
‘Sock It To Me Santa’ – Bob Seger & The Last Heard (1966)
‘Who Took The Merry Out Of Christmas’ – The Staple Singers (1970)
‘Please Come Home For Christmas’ – Charles Brown (1960)
‘Jingle Bells’ – Johnny Paycheck (1967)
‘It Must Be Christmas’ – Gerry Mulligan & Judy Holliday (1980)
‘Christmas Morning’ – Titus Turner (1952)
‘Poor Old Rudolph’ – The BellRays (2001)
‘Blue Xmas’ – Bob Dorough & Miles Davis (1962)
‘Far Away Christmas Blues’ – Little Esther with Johnny Otis Orchestra (1950)
‘Beatnik’s Wish’ – Patsy Raye & The Beatniks (1959)
‘Don’t Believe In Christmas’ – The Sonics (1965)
‘Christmas Tree’ – King Stitt (1969)
‘Silent Night’ – Huey ‘Piano’ Smith & the Clowns (1962)
‘Must Be Santa’ – Brave Combo (1991)
‘Mambo Santa Mambo’ – The Enchanters (1957)
‘Fiesta De Navidad’ – Celia Cruz Y La Sonora Matancera (1961)
‘Merry Christmas Darling’ – Hop Wilson & His Buddies (1960)
‘Merry Merry Christmas’ – Alton Ellis & The Lipsticks (1972)
‘The Merriest’ – June Christy (1961)
‘Truckin’ Trees For Christmas’ – Red Simpson (1973)
‘Christmas In Jail’ – The Youngsters (1956)
‘I Want A Casting Couch For Christmas’ – Kay Martin & Her Body Guards (1962)
‘Santa Claus’ – Sonny Boy Williamson II (1960)
‘Hello Mr New Year’ – Cool Breezers ( ?)
‘Happy Christmas, Happy New Year’ – Mabel Mafuya (1958)
‘Christmas To New Years’ – The Larks (1951)
‘What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve’ – Nancy Wilson (1965)
‘Auld Lang Syne’ – traditional

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