Posts Tagged ‘novelty songs’

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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“Où ça ? Où ça ?”

August 25, 2018

“Où ça ? Où ça ?” written by Gérard Gustin, Pierre Saka, and Sacha Distel, performed by M. Distel for Scopitone. Note the quote from West Side Story. These short films were back-projected on a small screen mounted on a “visual jukebox.”

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I Wanna Spend Christmas With Elvis

December 11, 2017

“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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Christmas at K-Mart

December 10, 2016

“Christmas at K-Mart,” written and performed by the late, great Root Boy Slim (Foster MacKenzie III) with the Sex Change Band and backing vocals by The Rootettes. Released in 1978.

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I Wanna Spend Christmas With Elvis

December 9, 2016

“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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