Psychobilly Christmas

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Sounding like a sock-hop holiday dance party that got well out of hand, Psychobilly Christmas features manic contemporary rockabilly bands delivering Christmas songs in intriguingly twisted versions, and it's plenty of fun, a far cry from the usual holiday fare. Among the highlights of this kinetic set are the reverbed, near-surf instrumental version of "We Three Kings" by Reverend Horton Heat that starts things rolling, the rampaging "I'm Getting Pissed for Christmas" by Bamboula, a buzzing romp through "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" by Thee Merry Widows, the speed-racing "Run Rudolph Run" by the Kraneos, and the hillbilly blast (complete with a blisteringly manic ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Sounding like a sock-hop holiday dance party that got well out of hand, Psychobilly Christmas features manic contemporary rockabilly bands delivering Christmas songs in intriguingly twisted versions, and it's plenty of fun, a far cry from the usual holiday fare. Among the highlights of this kinetic set are the reverbed, near-surf instrumental version of "We Three Kings" by Reverend Horton Heat that starts things rolling, the rampaging "I'm Getting Pissed for Christmas" by Bamboula, a buzzing romp through "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" by Thee Merry Widows, the speed-racing "Run Rudolph Run" by the Kraneos, and the hillbilly blast (complete with a blisteringly manic sax solo) of the Load Levelers' take on "Blue Christmas," although the whole playlist percolates pretty well, with the pedal always down and rocking. Here's betting Santa has this in his player.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/14/2008
  • Label: Cleopatra
  • UPC: 741157299120
  • Catalog Number: 2991

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 We Three Kings - The Reverend Horton Heat (3:53)
  2. 2 Don't Believe in Christmas (2:33)
  3. 3 Father Christmas - Los Gatos Locos (3:45)
  4. 4 Medley: Jingle Bells/Jingle Bell Rock - Coffin Draggers (2:50)
  5. 5 I Saw Mama Kissing Santa Claus - Curs (3:13)
  6. 6 Navidad Sin Ti - The Triggers (3:30)
  7. 7 I'm Getting Pissed for Christmas (1:45)
  8. 8 Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree - Dr. Bizarro's Victims (2:16)
  9. 9 You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch (3:28)
  10. 10 Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (3:05)
  11. 11 Gunslingin' Santa - Knock Galley West (1:59)
  12. 12 I'll Be Home for Christmas - Red Rippers (2:26)
  13. 13 Run Rudolph Run - The Kraneos (2:33)
  14. 14 Merry Christmas, Everybody (4:12)
  15. 15 Halloween on Xmas - Coffin Caddies (2:10)
  16. 16 F*#k Christmas - Goddamn Gallows (1:27)
  17. 17 Shot My Baby for Christmas - Vaudeville (2:50)
  18. 18 Blue Christmas (2:02)
  19. 19 Silent Night, Deadly Night - White Coffin Terror (3:12)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Adam Bomb Bass, screams
The Reverend Horton Heat Guitar
Johnny Moon Drums
Joey Rome Guitar, Guest Appearance
Bone Kazoo, Bells, Guest Appearance
Kurt Colfelt Guitar, Vocals
Jorge Soto Vocals
Scott Churilla Drums
Jimbo Wallace Upright Bass
Eva von Slut Vocals
Johnny Dismal Cymbals, Drums
Alex Blue Guitar
Bogman Guitar, Vocals
Bones C Guitar, Vocals
Bones Gruesome Drums, Vox Organ
Mikey Classic Guitar, Vocals
Carey Crash Guitar
Victor Delarm Guitar
Dustin Coyote Guitar, Vox Organ
Jenna Ferocious Upright Bass
Robert Frank Drums
Rei Horror Vocals
Shawn Mayhem Guitar
Gator McMurder Vocals, Upright Bass
George Redrum Background Vocals, Standup Bass
Austin Right Drums
Stretch Seagrave Hollers, Slap Bass
Thor Selden Bass
Danny Silence Bass
Dick VanOrsdel Drums
George VanOrsdel Vocals
Steve VanOrsdel Bass
The Abominable Doctor Butch VanOrsdel Guitar
John Wooten Guitar, Vocals
Technical Credits
The Reverend Horton Heat Arranger, Producer
A. Hague Composer
Tim Alexander Arranger, Producer
Paul Williams Engineer
Andy Clavijo Producer, Engineer
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