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!

2 thoughts on “Flashback Friday – New Year Soundtrack

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

    1. 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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