The Melting Pot playlist for 12/18/2010

ArtistTitleAlbum (* = New Release)
Booker T & the MGsMelting PotMelting Pot
The PersuasionsMy Guitar Wants to Kill YouFrankly Acapella
Frank ZappaThe Secret Chord Progression of Carlos SantanaShut Up & Play Yer Guitar
Frank ZappaGee, I Like Your PantsShut Up & Play Yer Guitar
Ensemble ModernBeltway BanditsPlays Zappa
Pierre BoulezThe Girl in the Magnesium DressBoulez Conducts Zappa: Perfect Strangers
Frank ZappaMuffin ManStrictly Commercial
Frank ZappaBlack NapkinsLive 2-3-1976 (YouTube)
Sam TaylorFunky Merry ChristmasLong Island Blues Christmas
SqueezeChristmas DayNew Wave Xmas
Otis ReddingI'm Dreaming of a White Christmas
Louis Armstrong'Zat You Santa ClausChristmas Collection
Etta JamesMerry Christmas Baby12 Songs of Christmas
Los LobosRudolph, the Manic ReindeerNew Wave Xmas
break - w/Los Lobos
Stevie WonderOne Little Christmas TreeMotown Christmas
Dr. Seuss (Thurl Ravenscroft)You're A Mean One Mr. GrinchHow the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966 S/T)
Tracy ChapmanO Holy NightA Very Special Christmas 3
The KinksFather ChristmasMisfits
Frank KellyThe 12 Days of Christmas Irish StyleYouTube Cut

A mini-Frank Zappa tribute in the first hour, some Christmas tunes in the second! Finishing off with a hilarious take on the 12 Days of Christmas, spoken by Frank Kelly! Happy Holidays one and all!! - Joe C