Flashback Friday – New Year Soundtrack

Flashback Friday

The following originally appeared on 12/22/07 at Exit 51.

New Year Soundtrack

I’ll share mine if you’ll share yours….and if my guests and I can’t find something to tap our feet to in any of this then shame on us.

Wouldn’t Be So Bad – Alison Krauss & Union Station
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen – Barenaked Ladies
Life Goes to a Party – Benny Goodman
But Not for Me – Benny Goodman

Mr. Heat Miser – Big Bad Voodoo DaddyI’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm – Billie Holiday
California Stars – Billy Bragg & Wilco
Hawaiian Christmas Song – Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters
The Nutcracker Suite – The Brian Setzer Orchestra
Holly Jolly Christmas – Burl Ives
Minnie the Moocher – C.C. Productions
Take the ‘A’ Train – Cab Calloway
Grace Is Gone – Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds Live At Radio City
Someday We’ll Be Together – Diana Ross & The Supremes
White Christmas – The Drifters
Santa Baby – Eartha Kitt & Henri René
Santa Claus is Back in Town – Elvis Presley
Some Enchanted Evening – Frank Sinatra
The Christmas Waltz – Frank Sinatra
I’ll Be Seeing You – Frank Sinatra & Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
Christmas Cookies – George Strait
Joy – George Winston
In the Mood – Glenn Miller
Song For a Winter Night – Gordon Lightfoot
Christmas Dreaming – Harry Connick Jr.
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day – Johnny Cash
Tell Me ‘Bout It – Joss Stone
O Holy Night – The Judds
Christmas Island -Leon Redbone
Baby It’s Cold Outside – Leon Redbone and Zooey Deschanel
Sentimental Journey – Les Brown & His Orchestra
I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm, Jing-A-Ling – Les Brown
Roll On – The Little Willies
Cool Yule – Louis Armstrong & The Commanders
Changes – Mocean Worker featuring Herb Alpert
Brown Liquor – Mocean Worker featuring Marcus Miller
I Got You – Mocean Worker featuring Morley
Shake Ya Boogie – Mocean Worker featuring Steven Bernstein
How Long Has This Been Going On? – Peggy Lee
Somebody Else Is Taking My Place – Peggy Lee & Benny Goodman
History Repeating – Propellerheads & Shirley Bassey
What’d I Say, Pts. 1 & 2 – Ray Charles
My Ever Changing Moods – The Style Council
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – U2
St. Louis Blues (Take 1) – Various Artists
Stompin’ at the Savoy – Various Artists
Stardust – Various Artists & Benny Goodman & His Orchestra
Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett

Feel free to add any of these to your party playlist with my best regards. And on that note, I will wish you all a happy holiday and a wonderful new year. See you in ‘08!

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2 Responses to Flashback Friday – New Year Soundtrack

  1. Emily says:

    Gordon Lightfoot??? Really? I thought I was the only one alive who had ever heard of him! good choice

    • Wendi says:

      Emily, as you can see by that list, my musical taste is all over the place…kind of like my mind most days.

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