Our 4th Christmas Almanac was a snug ol’ affair, bastard dank & dark outside but just perfect in with us & an assured sophomore set from our guest dj & Almanac Chile- Gabriel. It was bally gorgeous seeing SallieMichael, Tom Kavanagh’s cavorting Almanac debut, HuwMichelleWendyJoeJulia & Steve & their mates Rob, Hilly, Fenella, Lisa & Sarah, NickiHuw & Francisco, James, Emy & their friends Christophe, Martha, Tony & Eva, Mark & Catherine‘s frankly *pivotal* Balter to Pearls A Singer & all under the Ever hostful eye of Rhys, Lice & all at the Saint George’s. Everyone present received a Christmas Almanac 2017 CD & we saw out our 4th Almanac year in the best, Best company.

Have a kind & Happy Christmas & an ever more amused & healthy New Year. See you all January 28th for our 4th birthday.

The songs played were..

Dom played:

Radiohead – ‘Faust Arp (On A Hill)’

ABBA – ‘Like An Angel Passing Through My Room’

Dream Academy – ‘Life In A Northern Town’

Pet Shop Boys & Kylie Minogue – ‘In Denial’

Liza Minnelli – ‘So Sorry, I Said’

Wings – ‘Let ‘Em In’

1975 – ‘Change Of Heart’

Jon & Vangelis – ‘I’ll Find My Way Home’

Rufus Wainwright – ‘Vibrate’

China Crisis – ‘King In A Catholic Style’

Smith & Burrows – ‘When The Thames Froze’

Queen – ‘Love Of My Life’

Coldplay feat. Big Sean – ‘Miracles (Someone Special)’

Hot Chocolate – ‘I’ll Put You Together Again’

Human League – ‘Louise’

Lee Marvin – ‘Wanderin’ Star’

Kwabs – ‘Perfect Ruin’

Ramones – ‘Baby I Love You’

Mike Oldfield – ‘Moonlight Shadow’

Nat King Cole – ‘Let There Be Love’

Chris played:

Joglaresa – ‘The Boar’s Head Carol’

Steeleye Span – ‘Gaudete’

Mike Oldfield – ‘On Horseback’

Blanche – ‘City Lights’

Baxter Dury – ‘Miami’

Tracey Thorn feat. Green Gartside – ‘Taking Down The Tree’

Sutherland Brothers & Quiver – ‘Arms Of Mary’

Jennifer Lopez feat. LL Cool J – ‘All I Have’

Al Green – ‘Let’s Stay Together

George Thorogood – ‘Bad To The Bone’

Bob Dylan – ‘Lay Lady Lay’

David Bowie – ‘Beauty & The Beast’

Elton John – ‘Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word’

Olivia Newton-John – ‘A Little More Love’

New Seekers – ‘You Won’t Find Another Fool Like Me’

Paul McCartney & Wings – ‘Goodnight Tonight’

The Pretenders – ‘2000 Miles’

Benny Hill – ‘Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West)’

Coldplay – ‘Viva La Vida’

Joey Negro – ‘It’s More Fun To Compute’

Lorde – ‘Green Light’

Gabriel played:

Jon Brion – ‘Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind Theme’

Novo Amor – ‘Carry You’

Lucius – ‘Two Of Us On The Run’

Alabama Shakes – ‘Sound & Colour’

Charles Bradley – ‘This World (Is Going Up In Flames)’

Salt ‘N’ Pepa – ‘Shoop’

Drake – ‘Passionfruit’

Chairlift – ‘Bruises’

Public Enemy – ‘He Got Game’

Otis Redding – ‘Respect’

Del Shannon – ‘Runaway’

The Smiths – ‘Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before’

Modern English – ‘I Melt With You’

The Commodores – ‘I Feel Sanctified’

Norman Greenbaum – ‘Spirit In The Sky’

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas – ‘Nowhere To Run’

Steppenwolf – ‘Magic Carpet Ride’

Jimi Hendrix – ‘All Along The Watchtower’

The Clash – ‘Should I Stay Or Should I Go’

AC/DC – ‘You Shook Me All Night Long’

Radiohead ‘Gagging Order’

BATTLE:

Blondie – ‘Pretty Baby’

Rainbow – ‘Since You’ve Been Gone’

Reef – ‘Place Your Hands On Me’

Kenny – ‘The Bump’

Canned Heat – ‘Going Up The Country’

The Archies – ‘Sugar Sugar’

Blackstreet – ‘No Diggity’

Indeep – ‘Last Night A DJ Saved My Life’

Eurythmics – ‘Love Is A Stranger’

Gladys Knight & The Pips – ‘Baby Don’t Change Your Mind’

Change – ‘Change Of Heart’

Waitresses – ‘Christmas Wrapping’

INXS – ‘Need You Tonight’

Shannon – ‘Let The Music Play’

Blur – ‘Charmless Man’

Dandy Warhols – ‘Bohemian Like You’

Fine Young Cannibals – ‘Ever Fallen In Love With Someone’

Simon & Garfunkel – ‘Keep The Customer Satisfied’

Petula Clark – ‘Downtown’

Ike & Tina Turner – ‘Nutbush City Limits’

George Michael – ‘Faith’

The Cure – ‘Close To Me’

The Cure – ‘Boys Don’t Cry’

Elvis Presley – ‘Way Down’

Eddie Cochran – ‘Summertime Blues’

Elkie Brooks – ‘Pearl’s A Singer’

Rihanna – ‘Umbrella’

David Essex – ‘Hold Me Close’

David Bowie – ‘Boys Keep Swinging’

Belle Stars – ‘Iko Iko’

Queen – ‘We Will Rock You’

Blur – ‘Song 2’

The Adverts – ‘Gary Gilmore’s Eyes’

Kasabian – ‘Fire’

Mariah Carey – ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’

ABBA – ‘Super Trouper’