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30 Days Out (From Christmas): Rockin’ Stocking 1950s

Posted in 30 Days Out (From Christmas) with tags , , , , , , , , , , on December 13, 2008 by 30daysout


Day 17 – Christmas music in the 1950s might have been about Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, and the vocal groups, and singin’ dames like Brenda Lee, Julie London and Peggy Lee.  But it was also about novelty crap like “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus,” which was a monster hit in 1952 for a funny-looking kid named Jimmy Boyd.  We’re not gonna play that one here – instead we have the lesser-known followup where he caught his horny mom doing the mambo with Santa in 1954.   Another kid, presumably Spanish, offered “Donde Esta Santa Claus? (Where Is Santa Claus?)” in 1953 and it’s way more entertaining than you-know-what by that other kid.

MP3: “I’m Gonna Lasso Santa Claus” by Brenda Lee

MP3: “Mambo Santa Mambo” by the Enchanters

MP3: “Donde Esta Santa Claus?” by Augie Rios

MP3: “I’d Like You For Christmas” by Julie London

MP3: “Here Comes Santa Claus” by Elvis Presley

MP3: “I Want To Spend Christmas With Elvis” by Debbie Dabney

MP3: “Deck The Halls” by Peggy Lee

MP3: “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by the Cadillacs

MP3: “Yulesville” by Edd “Kookie” Byrnes

MP3: “Christmas In Jail” by the Youngsters

MP3: “El Cha Cha Cha De La Navidad” by Celia Cruz

MP3: “Run Rudolph Run” by Chuck Berry

MP3: “Rockin’ ‘J’ Bells” by Little Bobby Rey & His Band

MP3: “I Saw Mommy Do The Mambo (With You Know Who) by Jimmy Boyd  with Mitch Miller & His Orchestra

MP3: “Rockin’ and Rollin’ With Santa Claus” by the Hepsters