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El Chuxter
12-15-2007, 05:00 PM
Just post some ideas of people and groups who haven't, to your knowledge, recorded a Christmas or holiday song, whom you think it would be cool as hayle to have a Christmas recording by.

If someone lists an artist who has recorded some obscure gem, be sure to pop in and tell that person about it. ;)

My wants:

U2 (full album, mixed traditional and modern)
Slash/Velvet Revolver
Pearl Jam
Buddy Guy
Bon Jovi (full album)
Aerosmith
Robert Plant/Led Zeppelin
Metallica
Motorhead
Bobby "Blue" Bland
Michael Jackson (as an adult, er, 40-ish scary monster thing)
Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise
Dave Matthews Band
Tori Amos (full album)
Norah Jones (full album)
Joss Stone
Spinal Tap (full album)

Rocketboy
12-15-2007, 06:02 PM
Scott Weiland/STP/Velvet Revolver - They've done a few live songsin the past.
Norah Jones - has a song, "Peace," on A Very Special Acoustic Christmas album.
Joss Stone - who currently has a "All I Want For Christmas" on her myspace (http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=7642725)
Weezer
Kay Hanley/Letters To Cleo - who has "Frosty The Snowman" on her myspace (http://www.myspace.com/kayhanleymusic) and "WTKAMP Xmas Song" on LTC (http://www.myspace.com/letterstocleo)'s.
Nerf Herder - "Santa's Got A Mullet" and "I've Got A B*ner For Christmas" on myspace (http://www.myspace.com/nerfherder)

Mad Slanted Powers
12-23-2007, 08:55 PM
I always thought Public Enemy should do one:

Flavor Flav: Winter Wonderland in full effect boyeeee!

Chuck D: Riding through the snow in an open sleigh, Santa with his reindeer leading the way. Flying around the world with his bag full of toys to give to all the good little girls and boys. Sorry if I don't share in your cheer 'cause Santa ain't comin' to the hood this year.

2-1B
12-23-2007, 10:44 PM
I'd like Aerosmith to do one sometime, do one with a bluesy feel to it ala Honkin on Bobo.

Also I think Springsteen should do one with E Street - Merry Christmas Baby and Santa Claus is Comin' to Town are among my fave xmas tunes.

Chux, go here and see a cut of Santa Claus from a recent show in London:

http://www.brucespringsteen.net/news/index.html (not sure how long that video will be on the main page, probably a few more days though)

Then of course this performance of Merry on Conan a few years ago was delicious:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVIiLrpVWl0

stillakid
12-24-2007, 12:03 AM
Jar Jar Binks

El Chuxter
12-24-2007, 12:54 PM
You may joke, but we'd both buy it.

DarthQuack
12-24-2007, 02:03 PM
Snow
Milli Vanilli
Peter Frampton
Tay Zonday

stillakid
12-24-2007, 02:10 PM
You may joke, but we'd both buy it.


JAR JAR
Wesa be havin' a white Cwistmas!

Lil Ani
Yippee!

Mad Slanted Powers
12-24-2007, 10:43 PM
Tay ZondayHere is his reading of "'Twas the Night Before Christmas (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWY3eYOX3U0)"

Lowly Bantha Cleaner
12-25-2007, 01:02 AM
I'm still waiting for the Slayer Christmas album.

jjreason
12-25-2007, 01:13 PM
Neil Young, except I'd likely cry every time I heard "Silent Night". :cry::D