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The Dr. Demento Show (live on KMET) - December 19, 1982 (6p-10p)

Special Topic: Merry Christmas/Trim A Tree With Dr. D

The Twelve Gifts Of Christmas - Allan Sherman
Rockabilly Christmas - Johnny Cue

Doo-Wopp Jingle Bells - The Hansen Brothers
Jingle Bells medley:

A Sleighride Party (excerpt with "Jingle Bells") - Haydn Quartet
The Electric Gnome Dance - Electric Gnomes
Deck Us All With Boston Charlie - Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

The Night Before Christmas (w/ full opening & closing) - Basil Rathbone w/ The Robert Mitchell Boychoir
Good King Kong Looked Out - PDQ Bach
Twelve Days Of Christmas medley:

A Daddy's Christmas - Albert Brooks
Santa And The Sex Change - Exude
Merry Christmas In The NFL - Willis The Guard & Vigorish
Granny's Holiday Fruitcake - Granny
Chinchy Old Scrooge (brief accidental excerpt) - The Phil Moore Four
Chinchy Old Scrooge - The Phil Moore Four
White Christmas - The Drifters

Santa Claus Is Coming To My House - Karla DeVito
I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas (Hippo The Hero) - Gayla Peevey
Open Me First - Ogden Edsl

Green Chri$tma$ - Stan Freberg
Jimmy And Mary's Christmas Eve - Vaughn de Leath & Frank Harris

Christmas Wrapping - The Waitresses
Little Saint Nick (album version) - The Beach Boys
Sock It To Me Santa - Bob Seger
Uncle Bernie's Farm - The Mothers
Radioactive Christmas - Mondo Fax

Nuttin' For Christmas - Stan Freberg
(Beep) Christmas - Fear
Hardrock, Coco And Joe - Roy Rogers
Wreck The Halls - The Three Stooges
The Twelve Days Of An L.A. Ram Christmas - Elliott, Walter & Bennett

I'm A Christmas Tree - Wild Man Fischer
I Was Santa Claus At The School House (For The P.T.A.) - Yogi Yorgesson w/ Johnny Duffy & The Scandahoovians
The Chipmunk Song - Canned Heat & The Chipmunks

Christmas Goose - Stan & Doug
Jingle Bells - Judge Dread
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Jimmy Boyd
Cartoons Christmas - Dave Couleia
My Birthday Comes On Christmas - Dallas Frazier
The Twelve Days Of Christmas - Yin & Yan
Who Put The Gum In Santa's Whiskers - Little Susie
Santa Claus Ain't A-Gonna Come To Town This Year (brief accidental excerpt) - Dan Murphy
Santa's Predicaments medley:

Santa Claus Ain't A-Gonna Come To Town This Year - Dan Murphy
The Day That Santa Claus Retired - Rose & The Arrangement
Christmas Dragnet - Stan Freberg
Musical Mike's Jazz Corner: Jingle Bells - Glenn Miller & His Orchestra

#10 Here Comes Fatty Claus - Rudolph & The Gang

#9 I Yust Go Nuts At Christmas - Yogi Yorgesson w/ The Johnny Duffy Trio
#8 Father Christmas - The Kinks
EXTRA: A Christmas Carol (live) - Tom Lehrer
#7 All I Want For Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth) - Spike Jones & His City Slickers
EXTRA: I Found The Brains Of Santa Claus - Jason & The Straptones
#6 Christmas Balls - Ben Light & His Surf Club Boys
EXTRA: Hail To Thee O Christmas Tree - Willio & Phillio
#5 The Twelve Days Of Christmas - Bob & Doug McKenzie

#4 The Twelve Days Of Christmas - The Mushroom Tab. Choir
#3 Santa Claus And His Old Lady - Cheech & Chong
#2 Frosty The Dopeman - Marc Zydiak
#1 Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer - Elmo & Patsy
next week: National Lampoon interview & hardly any Christmas songs
in two weeks: top 50