24 Dec 2023

Santa and Mrs Claus

From New Horizons, 5:00 pm on 24 December 2023

With New Horizons going to air on Christmas Eve, what better excuse for a half-hour of songs about dear old Santa and his dear wife. William Dart finds some of them are more serious than you might expect.

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Santa and Mrs Clause figurines

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Music Details

ARTIST: Max Cryer & The Children
TITLE: Pinto Pete
ALBUM: Replay
LABEL: Kiwi Pacific

ARTIST: Joseph Spence
TITLE: Santa Claus is Comin' to Town
ALBUM: Living on the Hallelujah Side
COMPOSER: Coots, Gillespie
LABEL: Rounder

ARTIST: Capitol Steps
TITLE: I Saw Daddy Kissing Santa Claus
ALBUM: Baracking around the Christmas Tree
COMPOSER: Barkan, Raleigh
LABEL: Capitol Steps

ARTIST: Oxford Out of the Blue
TITLE: Santa Baby
ALBUM: (single)
COMPOSER: Springer, Javits
LABEL: Out of the Blue

ARTIST: Make Like Monkeys
TITLE: Rub a Dub Dub out Santa Claus
ALBUM: (single)
COMPOSER: Make Like Monkeys
LABEL: Make Like Monkeys

ARTIST: Michael Mandell et al
TITLE: Nobody Cares about Santa
ALBUM: Elf: Original Broadway Cast Recording
COMPOSER: Sklar, Beguelin
LABEL: Ghostlight

ARTIST: Yogi Yorgesson
TITLE: Be Kind to the Street Corner Santa
ALBUM: Have Yourself a Crazy Little Christmas
LABEL: Capitol

ARTIST: Rotary Connection
TITLE: Sidewalk Santa
ALBUM: Peace
COMPOSER: Rotary Connection
LABEL: One Way

ARTIST: The Wendy House
TITLE: Santa's Lament
ALBUM: (single)
COMPOSER: Galloway, Powell
LABEL: Wiggley Tapes

ARTIST: Alma Cogan
TITLE: Mrs Santa Claus
ALBUM: Hey Santa Claus!
COMPOSER: Fulton et al

ARTIST: Angela Lansbury
TITLE: Mrs Santa Claus
ALBUM: Mrs Santa Claus

ARTIST: Lisa Jeanette feat. Vance Hilbert
TITLE: Mrs Claus
ALBUM: Jellyfish on the Moon
COMPOSER: Jeanette



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