FFFreakout #443-445

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It has happened only one other time in our show’s history where the weekly show has landed on three consecutive observed holidays. We are, of course, talking about Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and David Bowie & Elvis Presley’s birthdays. We did attempt to do an abbreviated, year-end type show on episode #444 just focusing on some songs that caught our ears. A more complete list of 2014 favorites appears elsewhere on the site.

FFFreakout #443 (Aired on 12/25/15):
Band Aid “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” (remix)
The Flaming Lips “Winter Wonderland”
Charlie Brown Christmas snippet
The Ronettes “Sleigh Ride”
The Waitresses “Christmas Wrapping”
Cold Chillin’ Juice Crew “Cold Chillin’ Christmas”
James Brown “Tit For Tat (Ain’t No Taking Back)”
Singin’ Dogs “Jingle Bells”
The Kinks “Father Christmas”
R.E.M. “Deck the Halls”
Low “Little Drummer Boy”
Ray Anthony “Christmas Trumpets/We Wish You a Merry Christmas”
Lou Rawls “Merry Christmas, Baby”
Bob Dylan “Must Be Santa”
Rev. Horton Heat “Santa Bring My Baby Back”

FFFreakout #444 (Aired on 1/1/15):
Ariel Pink “Plastic Raincoats in the Pig Parade” from Pom Pom
Blank Realm “Back to the Flood” from Grassed Inn
Grouper “Clearing” from Ruins
Chris Weisman “My Lost Way” from Monet in the 90’s
Ben Frost “Secant” from Aurora
Village of Spaces “Wheels” from Welcome In
The War on Drugs “Red Eyes” from Lost in the Dream
Tweedy “Low Key” from Sukierae
Ex Hex “Beast” from Rips
St. Vincent “Digital Witness” from S/T
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers “Forgotten Man” from Hypnotic Eye
Jack White “Alone In My Home” from Lazaretto
Interpol “Everything Is Wrong” from Elpintor

FFFreakout #445 (Aired on 1/8/15):
Elvis Presley “Don’t Be Cruel”
D’Angelo and the Vanguard “Really Love” from Black Messiah
Johnson, Hawkins, Tatum, & Durr “You Can’t Blame Me” from Eccentric Soul: The Capsoul Label
The Frightening Lights “Small Town Stardust” from S/T
Deaf Wish “St. Vincent” from St. Vincent 7″
Constant Mongrel “DCM” from The Law 7″
Destroy All Monsters “That’s My Ideal” from Hot Box 1974-1994
The Residents “Elvis and His Boss” from Duck Stab
David Bowie “John, I’m Only Dancing” from Ziggy Stardust
Elvis Presley “A Big Hunk of Love”
Elvis Presley “Kentucky Rain”
Elvis Presley “Suspicious Minds”
Elvis Presley “That’s Alright” (live)
Elvis Presley “Polk Salad Annie”
Sonny Knight & The Lakers “Juicy Lucy” from I’m Still Here
Beck “Morning” from Morning Phase

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