The Show: Aquarium Drunkard vs Funky 16 Corners

First up, an addendum to The Joint from 12/12/2020.

If you enjoyed the last 10 minutes of that show, lifted from the recent Steve McQueen “Lovers Rock” film, let us point you in the direction of  J.D. Twitch’s SoundCloud page. He had a much more creative vision than we did, placing the a cappella cast version of Janet Kay’s “Silly Games” over a Denis Bovell remix of the same song.

And, now, on with the show – a mix of two festive halves. The first half comes courtesy of Aquarium Drunkard and the second half courtesy of Funky 16 Corners.

Direct download: The Joint – 26 December 2020

  • MIKEY DREAD  –  JBC Radio broadcast, Christmas Eve 1978
  • SILVERTONES  –  Bling Bling Christmas
  • ALTON ELLIS  –  Praise Jah, It’s Christmas
  • PREMO & JOE  –  Peace On Earth
  • DOREEN SHAFFER  –  Wishing You A Merry Christmas
  • AL & THE VIBRATORS  –  Merry Christmas
  • JACKIE MITTOO  –  Joy Joy
  • KINGSTONIANS, THE  –  Merry Merry Christmas
  • CIMARONS, THE  –  Holy Christmas
  • PALEMINA & FAITH D’AGUILAR  –  Santa Ketch Up Eena Mango Tree
  • ALTON ELLIS & THE LIPSTICKS  –  Merry Merry Christmas
  • SUGAR MINOTT  –  Christmas Jambree
  • OWEN GRAY  –  Collins Greetings
  • MAYTALS, THE  –  Happy Christmas (The Christmas Song)
  • HALF PINT  –  Christmas Vibes
  • ETHIOPIANS, THE  –  Ding Dong Bell
  • LITTLE JOHN  –  Save A Little For Christmas
  • HEPTONES  –  Christmas Is Here
  • DON CORNEL & THE ETERNALS  –  Christmas Joy
  • LEE SCRATCH PERRY & SANDRA ROBINSON  –  Merry Christmas Happy New Year

 

  • IKE AND TINA TURNER  –  Merry Christmas Baby
  • OTIS REDDING  –  White Christmas
  • SOULFUL STRINGS  –  Jingle Bells
  • ALBERT KING  –  Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin’
  • FELICE TAYLOR  –  It May Be Winter Outside (But In My Heart It’s Spring)
  • HONEY AND THE BEES  –  Jing Jing a Ling
  • THE GEMS  –  Love For Christmas
  • JAMES BROWN  –  Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto
  • CHARLES BROWN  –  Merry Christmas Baby
  • COUNT SIDNEY AND THE DUKES  –  Soul Christmas
  • DONNY HATHAWAY  –  This Christmas
  • BOBBY HOLLOWAY  –  Funky Little Drummer Boy
  • CLARENCE CARTER  –  Backdoor Santa
  • HARVEY AVERNE BAND  –  Let’s Get It Together This Christmas
  • J HINES AND THE BOYS  –  A Funky X-Mas To You
  • FREDDY KING  –  I Hear Jingle Bells
  • DEE IRWIN AND MAMIE GALORE  –  All I Want For Christmas Is Your Love
  • JOHNNY AND JON  –  Christmas in Vietnam
  • JOHN LEE HOOKER  –  Blues For Christmas
  • GEORGE CONEDY  –  El Nino Del Tambor
  • SOULFUL STRINGS  –  Merry Christmas Baby

The Show: Regifting

Whilst The Joint enjoys what is left of the Holidays we’re digging into the archives to present a Christmas mix from 2010. We have no recollection of making this or the reasons why it was made. We don’t think it was ever broadcast on any terrestrial or web based radio station.

Our (re)gift to you.

Direct download: The Joint – 29 December 2018

And here’s the playlist in full…

  • T-REX – Xmas Flexi Message (Fan Club 45)
  • BASEMENT 5 – Last White Christmas
  • MICROPENIS – Happy Christmas Stalin
  • SOUL SAINTS ORCHESTRA – Santa’s Got Bag Of Soul
  • THE VICHY GOVERNMENT – Christmas Is Cancelled
  • SAINT ETIENNE – Christmas 1936
  • ASOBI SEKSU – Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight)
  • WAX AUDIO – Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
  • PSYCHIC TV – White Nights
  • SUFJAN STEVENS – Come On! Let’s Boogey To The Elf Dance!
  • KURTIS BLOW – Christmas Rappin’
  • THE TOILET – All I Want For Christmas Is Shit
  • GO HOME PRODUCTIONS – Carpenters Christmas (Karen Meets Roots Radics Uptown)
  • WEIRD TAPES – Christmas Break
  • THE FALL – No Xmas For John Quays (John Peel Session)
  • GRANDADDY – Alan Parsons In A Winter Wonderland
  • THE WAITRESSES – Christmas Wrapping (Original 12″ Long Version)
  • THE O’JAYS – Christmas Ain’t Christmas, New Years Ain’t New Years Without The One You Love
  • THE LOVELY EGGS – Tyrannosaurus Rex For Christmas
  • THE REBEL – Christmas Every Day
  • CASIOTONE FOR THE PAINFULLY ALONE – Cold White Christmas
  • JOY ZIPPER – Christmas Song
  • CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & HIS MAGIC BAND – There Ain’t No Santa Claus On The Evenin’ Stage
  • WILD BILLY CHILDISH AND THE MUSICIANS OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE – Christmas Lights
  • THE GOLDEN FILTER – White Nights
  • SWEAR – All I Want For Christmas
  • POLY STYENE – Black Christmas
  • THREE BLIND MICE – Merry Christmas
  • WALKMEN – No Christmas While I’m Talking
  • C.W. STONEKING – On A Christmas Day
  • FLEET FOXES – White Winter Hymnal
  • JAMES BROWN – Let’s Make Christmas Mean Something This Year Pts 1 & 2
  • THE WILD SWANS – The Coldest Winter For A Hundred Years
  • VINCE GUARALDI TRIO – Christmas Time Is Here (Instrumental)
  • WILD MAN FISCHER – I’m A Christmas Tree