Posts Tagged ‘novelty songs’

I Wanna Spend Christmas With Elvis

December 21, 2022

“I Wanna Spend Christmas With Elvis,” written by Don Kirshner and Bobby Darin, performed by “Debbie Dabney” (or “Marlene Paul,” apparently Marlene Ver Planck). Accompianists include guitarist Kenny Burrell.

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Hanukkah in Santa Monica

December 19, 2022

“(I’m Spending) Hanukkah in Santa Monica,” written and recorded by Tom Lehrer, 2000. Arranged by Rob Fisher.

Lyrics here

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Want Eddie Fisher for Christmas

December 19, 2022

“I Want Eddie Fisher for Christmas,” written by Joan Javits and Phil Springer, the pair who wrote “Santa Baby.” Recorded by Betty Johnson in 1954.

Eddie Fisher was a dreamy pop idol of the 1950s, Carrie Fisher‘s dad.

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Santa Baby

December 21, 2021

“Santa Baby!” written by Joan Javits and Philip Springer. The original 1953 recording by Eartha Kitt, with Henri René and his orchestra.

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Santa Claus Got Stuck in My Chimney

December 27, 2020

“Santa Claus Got Stuck in My Chimney,” written by William D.Hardy and Billy Moore, Jr.  Ella Fitzgerald sings the hokey tune with a sense of innocence in this recording, sounding younger than her years in this 1950 recording, accompanied by The Ink Spots.

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Santa Baby

December 21, 2020

“Santa Baby!” written by Joan Javits and Philip Springer. The original 1953 recording by Eartha Kitt, with Henri René and his orchestra.

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I Wanna Spend Christmas With Elvis

December 17, 2020

“I Wanna Spend Christmas With Elvis,” written by Don Kirshner and Bobby Darin, performed by “Debbie Dabney” (or “Marlene Paul,” apparently Marlene Ver Planck). Accompanists include guitarist Kenny Burrell.

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I Wanna Spend Christmas With Elvis

December 21, 2019

“I Wanna Spend Christmas With Elvis,” written by Don Kirshner and Bobby Darin, performed by “Debbie Dabney” (or “Marlene Paul,” apparently Marlene Ver Planck). Accompanists include guitarist Kenny Burrell.

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I Wanna Spend Christmas With Elvis

December 19, 2018

“I Wanna Spend Christmas With Elvis,” written by Don Kirshner and Bobby Darin, performed by “Debbie Dabney” (or “Marlene Paul,” apparently Marlene Ver Planck). Accompanists include guitarist Kenny Burrell.

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Radioactive Mama

October 13, 2018

“Radioactive Mama,” written and performed by Sheldon Allman, 1960.

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