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The Traditional All Christmas Pre Christmas Christmas Show

Christmas records all the way. Please note this broadcast may include sleigh bells, the John Peel Carol Concert & Slade.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Khruangbin

    Christmas Time Is Here

    • Dead Oceans.
  • Sun Ra

    It's Christmastime

  • Bob Dylan

    Must Be Santa

    • Christmas In The Heart.
    • Columbia.
    • 1.
  • Say Sue Me

    Too Expensive Christmas Tree

  • The Ventures

    Sleigh Ride

  • Wild Billy Childish and the Musicians of the British Empire

    Comanche (Link Wray's Christmas)

  • Holly Golightly

    Christmas Tree On Fire

  • The Wedding Present

    Step Into Christmas

    • Hit Parade 2.
    • RCA.
    • 12.
  • Frank Sidebottom

    Christmas Is Really Fantastic

  • King Scratch

    Christmas Time In Nassau

  • The Chambers Brothers

    Merry Christmas, Happy New Year

  • Otis Redding

    Merry Christmas Baby

    • Elton John's Christmas Party (Various Artists).
    • Universal Music.
  • JD McPherson

    Socks

    • New West Records.
  • Paul Kelly

    How To Make Gravy

  • Moniker

    Joy To The World

    • White Label.
  • Jimmy Smith

    God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

    • Christmas Cookin'.
    • Verve.
  • The Dickies

    Silent Night

  • Mik Artistik's Ego Trip

    Stars

  • The Beach Boys

    Little Saint Nick

  • Darlene Love

    Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)

  • The Beach Boys

    Little Saint Nick

    • That's Christmas (Various Artists).
    • EMI.
  • Ramones

    Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)

    • Sire.
  • Sufjan Stevens

    Did I Make You Cry on Christmas? (Well, You Deserved It!)

  • Lowell Fulson

    I Wanna Spend Christmas With You

  • Rod Stewart

    Away In A Manger (Radio 1, John Peel Session, 8 Dec 1970)

  • Ivor Cutler, Faces, Robert Wyatt, Marc Bolan, Rod Stewart, David Bedford, Sonja Kristina, John Peel & Mike Ratledge

    God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 8 Dec 1970)

  • Marc Bolan, John Peel, Sonja Kristina, Soft Machine, Rod Stewart, Faces, Ivor Cutler & David Bedford

    Good King Wenceslas (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 8 Dec 1970)

  • Ivor Cutler, Faces, Robert Wyatt, Marc Bolan, Rod Stewart, David Bedford, Mike Ratledge, Sonja Kristina & John Peel

    O Come All Ye Faithful (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 8 Dec 1970)

  • Sonja Kristina

    Silent Night (Radio 1 Session, 8 Dec 1970)

  • The Sonics

    Don't Believe In Christmas

  • Rotary Connection

    Peace, Peace At Last

  • The Soulful Strings

    The Little Drummer Boy

  • Pee Pee Dynamite

    A Groovy Christmas And New Year

  • Little Joey Farr

    Rock n Roll Santa

  • Chuck Berry

    Run Rudolph Run

  • Badly Drawn Boy

    I Love N.Y.E.

  • King Stitt

    Christmas Tree

  • The Beatles

    Christmas Time is Here Again!

    • (CD Single).
    • Apple.
  • Tracey Thorn

    Joy

    • (CD Single).
    • Strange Feeling Records.
  • Jethro Tull

    Ring Out, Solstice Bells

  • The Revolutionaries

    White Christmas (Version)

    • Jamaica Sound.
  • Slade

    Merry Christmas Everybody/Cum On Feel The Noize (Reading Festival, 24 Aug 1980)

  • Slade

    Get Down And Get With It (Reading Festival, 24 Aug 1980)

  • John Tavener

    The Lamb

  • Steeleye Span

    Gaudete

    • The Best Of.
    • EMI Gold.
  • Half Man Half Biscuit

    It's Clich├ęd to Be Cynical at Christmas

  • Jake Thackray

    Joseph

    • Belter.
  • Joni Mitchell

    River

    • Reprise.
  • Landshipping

    Snowing

  • Vince Guaraldi Trio

    Christmas Time Is Here - Instrumental

    • A Charlie Brown Christmas.
    • Fantasy.

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