The Strange Holiday Mix, 2011

A little later than in past years, here’s the holiday-type music now in heavy rotation on all the iDevices. A little more traditional, maybe just slightly mellower, than in past years but still with enough oddities to keep things interesting. And, as always, totally and completely Glee-free.

1. Christmastime Is Here – Vince Guaraldi Trio
2. Fifty Kilowatt Tree – The Bobs
3. Christmas This Year – TobyMac (featuring Leigh Nash)
4. A Marshmallow World – Dean Martin
5. Snowflakes – Jeremy Fisher
6. Silent Night – Sixpence None The Richer
7. Cool Yule – Louis Armstrong & The Commanders
8. Ain’t Nothin’ Like Christmas – Shelby Lynne
9. The Christmas Waltz – She & Him
10. Toy Packaging – Sara Groves
11. Cold December Night РMichael Bubl̩
12. You’re a Mean One Mr. Grinch – Thurl Ravenscroft
13. Peace On Earth / Little Drummer Boy – Jack Black & Jason Segel
14. Christmas Lights – Coldplay
15. Holiday – Vampire Weekend
16. I’ll Be Home For Christmas – Tony Bennett
17. Getting Ready For Christmas Day – Paul Simon
18. Christians and Pagans – Dar Williams
19. Christmas Day – She & Him
20. Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) РMichael Bubl̩
21. Yuleman Vs. The Anti-Claus – The Bobs
22. Valley Winter Song – Fountains of Wayne

4 thoughts on “The Strange Holiday Mix, 2011

  • December 7, 2011 at 8:32 pm
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    As always, your holiday mix seems to reflect you, Tim. A little more traditional, a little more mellow, still with enough oddities to keep it interesting and, of course, heavy on all iDevices.
    Happy holidays!

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  • December 7, 2011 at 8:33 pm
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    This is an interesting mix, Tim. I’ll have to piece it together in Grooveshark and give a listen as I’m not familiar with all of these. Hope you get to enjoy some of the Christmas break.

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  • December 8, 2011 at 1:57 pm
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    This year, I’ve decided to celebrate the holidays intensely, so I’ve been eagerly anticipating this! Thanks!

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    • December 8, 2011 at 6:21 pm
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      Thanks, Dave. I’d love to give everyone a copy of the mix CD but I’m sure the RIAA would object. :-)

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