I’m Dreaming Of An Office Christmas

Volume I of the background CDs for the work do, with thanks to everyone who gave me suggestions.

1. THE DRIFTERS – “White Christmas”(1)
2. JACK SCOTT – “Jingle Bell Slide”(2)
3. KITTY WELLS – “Christmas Ain’t Like Christmas Anymore”(3)
4. CARLA THOMAS – “Gee Whiz, It’s Christmas”(4)
5. GAYLA PEAVEY – “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas”(5)
6. LITTLE JOEY FARR – “Rock And Roll Santa”(6)
7. DARLENE LOVE – “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)”(3),(5)
8. BILLY RAY – “Rudolf, The Red Nose Reindeer Mambo”(7)
9. BRENDA LEE – “I’m Gonna Lasso Santa Claus”(8)
10. YELLOWMAN – “We Wish You A Reggae Christmas”(7)
11. OSCAR McLOLLIE AND THE HONEY JUMPERS – “Dig That Crazy Santa Claus”(2)
12. THE MARCELS – “Merry Twist-mas”(7)
13. THE CADILLACS – “Rudolf, The Red Nosed Reindeer”(9)
14. JERRY COLONNA – “He’s Too Fat For The Chimney”(10)
15. THE CHRYSTALS – “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”(11)
16. JOHNNY CASH – “Blue Christmas”(3)
17. YELLOWMAN – “Santa Claus Never Comes To The Ghetto”(12)
18. THE SURFERS – “Hawaiian Santa”(7)
19. FRANK SINATRA – “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”(11)
20. JAMES BROWN – “Santa Claus Goes Straight To The Ghetto”(12)
21. EARTHA KITT – “Santa Baby”(11)
22. THE SURFARIS – “A Surfer’s Christmas List”(13)
23. THE SINGING DOGS – “Jingle Bells”(13),(5)

(1)Martin sez it’s the best version, he may be right but it’s here to get things off to a surprising start.
(2)Generic rockin’ Christmas nonsense.
(3)I assume some of my co-workers will be having miserable Xmases. This is a sop.
(4)Wow, actually good Xmo song I’d not heard before.
(5)Best song ever.
(6)Generic rockin’ Christmas nonsense sung by small child. It’s all about the children.
(7)As soon as you read the title you know how this goes.
(8)Brenda Lee sounds about two on this. Touching Christmas message.
(9)Very funny spoken word intro.
(10)Rictus grin of forced glee.
(11)Just cos.
(12)Spot the obvious segue I somehow missed.
(13)Oh for gods sake.