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Farewell God’s Jukebox
December 30, 2010, 4:25 pm
Filed under: Radio

You’ve got about a day to listen to the last ever God’s Jukebox on BBC’s iPlayer. God’s Jukebox was Mark Lamarr’s long-running, absolutely peerless Friday midnight show. The show’s gone now and so has he. More about that another time. But if you need some sort of tribute to how fantastic the show was, how unique and essential, this final tracklisting can say more than any amount of prose.

1.     Fab Four — Jingle Bells

2.     The Granville Williams Orchestra — Santa Claus Is Ska Ing To Town

3.     Swingin’ Embers — Shimmy Winter Wonderland

4.     Mickey Gilley — Don’t The Girls All Get Prettier Around Christmastime

5.     Buck Owens — Christmas Ain’t Christmas

6.     Aquellas Navidades — el ano viejo

7.     Bo Dollis and the Wild Magnolias — Shakana Santa Shake It

8.     Belton Richard — Blue Christmas

9.     AKIM & The Teddy Vann Production Company — Santa Claus Is A Black Man

10.  Jack Teagarden — The Christmas Song

11.  El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico — Viva La Navidad

12.  Willie Colón & Héctor Lavoe — Esta Navidad

13.  Petty Booka — Christmas Island

14.  The Swan Silvertones — When Was The Baby Born

15.  Rev. James Cleveland & The Angelic Choir — Hark The Herald Angels Sing

16.  Ike & Tina Turner — Merry Christmas Baby

17.  Willie Nelson — What a Merry Christmas this could be

18.  Guarnieri, Johnny & Will Bradley Band — Santa’s Secret

19.  Gary Walker & The Boogie Kings — Santa’s Got A Brand New Bag

20.  James Brown — The Christmas Song

21.  Niyah and the Sunflakes — White Christmas

22.  The Diplomats of Solid Sound — Let It Snow

23.  Madd — Mad Xmas

24.  The Charles River Valley Boys — Norwegian Wood

25.  Bull Moose Jackson — Keep Your Big Mouth Shut

26.  Quantic and his Combo Bárbaro — La Murga De Panama

27.  Bamboos & Kylie Auldist — Like Tears And Rain

28.  Randa & The Soul Kingdom (Deep Street Soul) — On The Road

29.  C.W. Stoneking — The Love Me or Die

30.  The Len Price 3 — Pictures

31.  The Keys — I Tried To Find It In Books

32.  Paul Carrack — Tempted

33.  Prince Fatty — Insane In The Brain

34.  The Trojans — Auld Lang Syne

35.  James Hunter — Talkin’ Bout My Love

36.  Gizzelle — Baby Please Don’t Go

37.  Sarah Blasko — No Turning Back

38.  Tex Ritter — Jingle Jangle Jingle

39.  Richard Hawley — Don’t Get Hung Up In Your Soul

40.  Neville Skelly — He Looks A Lot Like Me

41.  The Jim Jones Revue — Shoot First

42.  Cyrus Gabrysch and the Zizaniques — In The Chapel Of All Kinds Of Things

43.  Noel McKoy — Great Big Gap

44.  Robbie Fulks — Jeanie’s Afraid Of The Dark

45.  Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys — Wishing Him Away

46.  Cymande — Brothers On The Slide

47.  Sam Cooke — The Last Mile Of The Way

2 Comments so far
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thanks for the info, nice looking blog bytheway

Comment by crazy bug

Was an amazing show. Until Mark gets back on air, try my blog: http://www.goej.blogspot.com

Comment by Miguel

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