Artists | Songs | Various Artists | Lists | Annuals | Jukebox | About | Home Facebook
  
Visit Randy's Rodeo

Record collectors make lists like most people change underwear - as a matter of habit. We can't stop thinking about the Top 10 this or the Top 20 that, always grouping songs, ranking albums, or lumping artists together in some order less than random. In that spirit, I give you my Christmas lists. I made them, and I checked them twice. Now you decide if they're naughty or nice! Drop me a line...

Randy Anthony

Top 20 Christmas Albums Top 20 Christmas Albums. 40, actually - I started unwrapping presents and just couldn't stop! Anyway, who said Christmas music has to be boring? Not me! These sterling platters will put you in the Christmas spirit faster than you can say, "Go Cat Go!" [read more]
Top 100 Christmas Songs Top 100 Christmas Songs. Countdown to Christmas Day with these always wonderful, frequently crazy songs - from Phil Spector's celebrated Wall Of Sound to obscure punk, country, and rhythm & blues. [read more]
Jews For Jesus Jews For Jesus. A surprising number of popular Jewish entertainers have recorded Christmas albums and songs. From Irving Berlin to Beck, we've got the shmutz on this strange phenomena. Plus, Jews we wish would record a Christmas record - and Jews we hope do not! [read more]
Horny Holidays Horny Holidays. Some people love to bask in the warm glow of friends and family during the holiday season. Others feel like starting a family (or something to that effect) at Christmas time. Read about the 20 naughtiest songs in the history of the holiday. You'll never look at a candy cane quite the same. [read more]
Christmas In Vietnam Christmas In Vietnam. Most holiday music is escapist. After all, who wants to think about death and mayhem during the season of hope? Nevertheless, the Vietnam war intruded into this idyllic genre during the turbulent 60's, and we examine six songs that looked at Christmas through the eyes of soldiers and their families. [read more]
Season For Stalkers 'Tis The Season For Stalkers. In the 50's and 60's, a number of Christmas songs were recorded about some of the most popular artists in rock history - Elvis Presley, the Beatles, and more. Read about this strange and obscure - and obsessive - phenomenon. [read more]
Wish List My Wish List. It wouldn't be a record collector's website unless I published my wish list - Christmas songs I'm still hunting down, and songs for which I'd happily barter from my relatively vast treasure chest. If you have a copy of any of these rare goodies, let's talk! [read more]
Spin Humbug Hit Parade. If the annual deluge of holiday music hokum is driving you to suicide-by-fruitcake, Spin Magazine has 25 of the weirdest, darkest, most awesome ought-a-be classics you'll never hear in a mall this season. [read more]
about.com Top 40 Christmas Oldies Songs. The web is crammed with blogs and tweets, obscuring the fact that experts (like Robert Fontenot at About.com) might know more than know-it-alls armed with a quick wit and a laptop. To me, that's sad, and this rock solid list shows why. [read more]
Spinner 12 Worst/Best Songs of Christmas. I enjoyed this list from Spinner Magazine so much that I had to share it. Let's hope their lawyers don't surf my beach on the world wide web.... Regardless, I am proud to say I own all 12 best songs of Christmas - and all but one of the worst! [read more]
Indie Rock Cafe The 12 Plays Of Christmas. The Indie Rock Cafe has published an amazing set of holiday playlists ranging from a handful of classics to an endless supply of genuinely obscure bands sure to thrill the kiddies and stump obsessive collectors. [listen & download]

[top of page]

Navigation   Artists   Songs   Various Artists   Lists   Annuals   Jukebox   About   Home

Information   About Us   Feedback   Submissions   Books   Links   Mailbag

Support Me   Amazon   iTunes   Sheet Music Plus

© 1999-2017 Randall Anthony, www.hipchristmas.com and www.randysrodeo.com
5903 Belfast Drive, Austin, Texas 78723 (512) 454-2906 webmaster@hipchristmas.com

FreeFind NetFirms InternetSeer Wimpy Player