December 24, 2005

“Wakin’ up the reindeer, makin’ little kids cheer”

For my *final* seasonal post, a little ’60s punk rock cover:

“Don’t Believe in Christmas”
Pearl Jam

(right click, save target as)

This was one of the two songs on the Pearl Jam 2002 Christmas Single vinyl (ask me sometime to show you all of them; I’ve got the whole set and look for any excuse to bust ‘em out).

It is a cover of a song by The Sonics, a ’60s-era Tacoma, Washington punk band. This is a live version from the second night of Pearl Jam’s epic 2002 club shows at The Showbox in Seattle.

So jump around by the stockings and make a little mistletoe romance with this good-time tune.

Merry Christmas, guys. May we all remember how blessed we are.

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3 Comments »

  • Yeah!
    Merry Christmas to you too.

    Hope you’re enjoying those Notwist tunes.

    Thanks for the Christmas song.

    Enjoy the feasting.

    Cousy — December 25, 2005 @ 12:48 am

  • i want to download this gem but i have a mac. can’t right click.. help me!

    clint — December 24, 2006 @ 7:38 am

  • Clint, this link is from last year and dead (have no idea how to help you with that Mac stuff) but all the PJ Christmas singles were re-posted at the beginning of December 2006, so that link is still live.

    heather — December 24, 2006 @ 8:56 am

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