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March 13: A touch of Irish

The Chieftains & Roger Daltrey – Behind Blue Eyes (Live).mp3
The Waterboys – The Whole of the Moon.mp3
Van Morrison – Caravan.mp3
Ted Leo & The Pharmacists – Dirty Old Town.mp3
Otis Redding – Try A Little Tenderness.mp3
Albert King – Born Under A Bad Sign.mp3
Danielle Ponder & the Tomorrow People – Three Word Revolution.mp3
St. Paul & The Broken Bones – Tears in the Diamond.mp3
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – You Worry Me.mp3
Portugal. The Man – Feel It Still.mp3
HAIM – Want You Back.mp3
Yeasayer – Rome.mp3
The National – The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness.mp3
The War On Drugs – Holding On.mp3
Neil Young – I’m The Ocean.mp3
U2 – Please.mp3
Dropkick Murphys – Peg O’ My Heart.mp3
Black 47 – Funky Céilí (Bridie’s Song).mp3
Flogging Molly – (No More) Paddy’s Lament.mp3
The Pogues – Streams Of Whiskey.mp3
Barenaked Ladies – Life, In A Nutshell.mp3
Guster – Fa Fa.mp3
Band Of Horses – Casual Party.mp3
Ryan Adams – To Be Without You.mp3
The Crooked North – Till I Hit Water.mp3
Old 97’s – Jesus Loves You.mp3
Kathleen Edwards – Change The Sheets.mp3
Iron & Wine – Call It Dreaming.mp3
Joseph Arthur – Honey And The Moon.mp3
Joywave – Doubt.mp3
Dawes – We’re All Gonna Die.mp3
Communist Daughter – Roll a Stone.mp3
Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad – What Kind Of World.mp3
The Hold Steady – Entitlement Crew.mp3
Guided By Voices – The Birthday Democrats.mp3
Drive-By Truckers – What It Means.mp3
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Fortunate Son.mp3
Weird Al_ Yankovic – The Hamilton Polka.mp3
Harmonica Lewinski – Head Honcho.mp3
G. Love & Special Sauce – Cold Beverage.mp3
Tart Vandelay – High Life.mp3
Willis Earl Beal – Don’t You (Forget About Me).mp3

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The No Format Demented Christmas Spectacular– Dec. 19

A soon-to-be-holiday classic, playing songs you likely won’t here on holiday radio anywhere else. Christmas with the Devil? Santa Claus Doesn’t Cop out on Dope? Zombie Christmas? Yes I say. All this, and more.

Whatever you’re celebrating and wherever you may be traveling in the coming days, I’m wishing you peace, joy and happiness now and in the year to come.

Weird Al caroling while people wear gas masks.


  1. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy – Mr. Heatmiser
  2. Dr. Doofenshmirtz – I Really Don’t Hate Christmas.
  3. Guster – Carol of the Meows.
  4. Emmy The Great & Tim Wheeler – Zombie Christmas.
  5. Fountains of Wayne – I Want an Alien for Christmas
  6. Eurythmics – Winter Wonderland.
  7. Louis Armstrong – Zat You, Santa Claus.
  8. James Brown – Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto.
  9. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Ain’t No Chimneys in the Projects
  10. Otis Redding – Merry Christmas, Baby.
  11. Clarence Carter – Back Door Santa.
  12. Bob Dylan – Must Be Santa.
  13. Jonathan Coulton & John Roderick – 2600.
  14. Garfunkel and Oates – Present Face.
  15. Richard Cheese – Do They Know It’s Christmas.
  16. Barenaked Ladies – Deck The Stills
  17. Weird Al_ Yankovic – The Night Santa Went Crazy.
  18. Twisted Sister – Deck the Halls.
  19. Spinal Tap – Christmas with the Devil.
  20. Lynyrd Skynyrd – Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin
  21. Weezer – Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.
  22. The Brian Setzer Orchestra – Angels We Have Heard On High.
  23. Phoenix – Alone on Christmas Day (feat. Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzmann, Buster Poindexter & Paul Shaffer).
  24. Asylum Street Spankers – You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch.
  25. El Vez – Santa Claus is Sometimes Brown.
  26. Robert Goulet – Jingle Bells.
  27. Antsy McClain And The Trailer Park Troubadours – Christmas At the Trailer Park.
  28. Bob Rivers – Chipmunks Roasting On an Open Fire.
  29. Rufus Thomas – I’ll Be Your Santa.
  30. Run-D.M.C. – Christmas in Hollis.
  31. Was (Not Was) – Christmas Time In Motor City.
  32. Ramones – Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight)
  33. Boss Martians – 3 Ghosts (A Modern Christmas Carol).
  34. The Chevelles – Come All Ye Faithful Surfer Girls.
  35. The Reverend Horton Heat – Santa On the Roof.
  36. The Chesterfield Kings – Hey Santa Clause.
  37. Bruce Springsteen – Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town.
  38. U2 – Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
  39. The Waitresses – Christmas Wrapping.
  40. The Kinks – Father Christmas.
  41. The Wombats – Is This Christmas_ (Radio Edit).
  42. Sufjan Stevens – Get Behind Me, Santa!
  43. John Prine – Christmas in Prison [Live].
  44. Old 97’s – Here It Is Christmas Time.
  45. Robert Earl Keen – Merry Christmas from the Family.
  46. Tom Waits – Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis.
  47. The Pogues – Fairytale of New York (feat. Kirsty MacColl).
  48. The Decemberists – Please Daddy (Don’t Get Drunk This Christmas)
  49. Stephen Colbert and John Legend – Nutmeg.
  50. Red Red Meat – There’s A Star Above The Manger Tonight.
  51. Sonic Youth – Santa Doesn’t Cop Out On Dope.
  52. Sting – Gabriel’s Message.
  53. Straight No Chaser – The 12 Days of Christmas.
  54. The Therapy Sisters – Codependent Christmas

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