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The Dr. Demento Show (live on KMET) - December 24, 1973 (8p-9p)

Special Topic: wish you a very Merry Merry; Frank Zappa as guest DJ
NOTE: This was a special Monday night show for Christmas Eve, with Dr. Demento taking part of Steven Clean's program to play Christmas records from 8p-9p. Then from 9p-11p (originally scheduled for 9p-10p) Frank Zappa took over as guest DJ. Dr. Demento was in the studio with Frank, but strictly speaking the 9p-11p segment may not have really been part of "The Dr. Demento Show".

The Chipmunk Song - Canned Heat & The Chipmunks
Pancho Claus - Lalo Guerrero

Jingle Bells - Walt Disney
Christmastime Is Here Again - The Beatles
Christmas Symphony - Walt Disney
All I Want For Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth) - Spike Jones & His City Slickers

Pancho's Christmas - Mel Blanc
The Story Of Snoopy's Christmas/Snoopy's Christmas - The Royal Guardsmen

I Want You For Christmas - Mae Questel
Christmas Balls - Ben Light & His Hollywood Surf Club Boys

Daddy's Drinkin' Up Our Christmas - Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen
Jingle Bells - The Singing Dogs (w/ Dr. Demento playing cat)
Nuttin' For Christmas - Stan Freberg

The Night Before Christmas - Basil Rathbone
Santa Brought Me Choo Choo Trains - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
Santafly - Martin Mull
The Twelve Days Of Christmas - Mushroom Tab. Choir
Santa Doesn't Cop Out On Dope - Martin Mull
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Guest DJ: Frank Zappa (live on KMET) - December 24, 1973 (9p-11p)

Bang Bang Lulu - Alex Tyrell
Earth To Buffalo (excerpt) - Ruben & The Jets
Joe The Grinder - The Hawks
Earth To Buffalo (continued) - Ruben & The Jets
I Wanna Know - Ruben & The Jets

Well! - The Olympics
Low Ridin' Cruiser - Ruben & The Jets
Going Down To Tijuana - Andre Williams
Tell Me Darling - The Gaylarks
Lou Ann - Little Sunny Day & The Clouds

Your Cash Ain't Nothing But Trash - The Clovers
Life Is But A Dream - The Harptones
How's Your Bird? - Baby Ray & The Ferns
Louisiana Blues - Muddy Waters

My Pal Foot Foot - The Shaggs

It's Halloween - The Shaggs

Next Time - Richard Berry
When We Get Married - The Dreamlovers
The Big Break - Richard Berry
Smokey Joe's Cafe - The Robins

Cherokee Dance - Bob "Froggy" Landers w/ Willie Joe & His Unitar
Nite Owl - Tony Allen
Anymore - Johnny Ace
I Got Loaded - Peppermint Harris
I'll Be Forever Loving You - The El Dorados

Twilight - The Paragons
Morrine - The Five Campbells
It Hurts Me Too - Elmore James & The Broom Dusters
Shoo Doo-Be Doo (My Loving Baby) - Bobby Lester & The Moonlighters

Those Lonely, Lonely Nights - Johnny "Guitar" Watson & His Orchestra
The Jerk - The Larks w/ Don Julian
World's Greatest Sinner - Baby Ray & The Ferns

Memories Of El Monte - The Penguins
Nona - The Feathers
So Long - Lloyd Price
The Wedding - The Solitaires
I Can't Be Satisfied - Muddy Waters

Hot And Nasty - Black Oak Arkansas
I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man - Muddy Waters
Rock It, Davy, Rock It - The Jaguars
Let's Start All Over Again - The Paragons
Still Love You So - Johnny Ace