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POP Goes The World!

Dec 2020

Oi! To The World!





Merry Christmas from Ian "Joy To The World" Curtis, (Andy) Partridge In A Pear Tree, Little Strummer Boy, Skate Bush, Santa Klaus, and Snow Mozzer!




The Futureheads

"Christmas Was Better In The 80s" 


The Vandals

"Oi to the World!" 


Julian Casablancas

"I Wish It Was Christmas Today" 


Bad Religion

"Little Drummer Boy" 








Kenny Vance & The Planotones

"Mr. Santa" 


Brendan Hanlon & The Bat Men

"Christmas Party" 


Little Isidore

"Party Hard" 


Little Jackie

"Mrs.Claus Ain't Got Nothin' On Me" 








Rebel Cats

"Santa Claus Llego A La Ciudad" 


JD McPherson

"Twinkle (Little Christmas Lights)" 


The Blue Hawaiians

"We Four King (Little Drummer Boy)" 


The Waking Hours

"Winter Wonderland" 



"Christmas Kids" 











Glam Chops

"Countdown to Christmas" 


The Pointed Sticks

"Power Pop Santa" 



"Baby it's Cold Outside" 


The Grip Weeds

"Christmas, Bring Us" 


Darker My Love

"Snow is Falling" 



"Believe In Me" 








Thurl Ravenscroft & Boris Karloff

"You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" 


Voodoo Glow Skulls

"Feliz Navidad" 


Me First and The Gimme Gimmes

"Favorite Things" 



"I'm Watching TV On Christmas Day" 


The dB's

"Holiday Spirit" 








The Crookes

"It's Just Christmas Without You"



"All I Want for Christmas Is New Year's Day" 


Rosie Thomas

"Why Can't It Be Christmastime All Year?" 


The Boy Least Likely To

"Happy Christmas Baby" 


The Magnetic Fields

"Everything Is One Big Christmas Tree" 









"Little drummer boy" 


The Rosebuds

"Oh It's Christmas" 


Aimee Mann

"I Was Thinking I Could Clean Up for Christmas"


Vince Guaraldi Trio

"My Little Drum" 








Tape Deck Mountain

"Christmas Time is Here Again" 



"Don't Save It All For Christmas Day" 


Analog Bell Service 

"Greedy Kids Can't Sleep" 


Dec 2020

PGTW’s Final Mood Swing Of The Year







The dB's

"That Time Is Gone" from Falling Off the Sky (2012)


White Reaper

"Only a Shadow" (2020)


Guided By Voices

"Chasing Heather Crazy" from Isolation Drills (2001)


Ben Hopkins

"Laugh Track" from I held my breath for a really long time once (2020)








"A.M. 180" from This Place Sucks Ass  (2020)


Professor and the Madman

"Time Machine" from Seance (2020)


Dead Soft

"Never Forever" from Dead Soft (2018)


Pom Poko

"Like a Lady" from Cheater (2020)


Bartees Strange

"Boomer" from Live Forever (2020)








"Legal Tender" from Deuce Ex Machina (2020)


The Stereo Twins

"Mariamne" from Good News (2015)



"Mr. You're Right" (2007)







The Dreadnoughts

"Poutine" from Polka's Not Dead (2011)



"Here's Johnny" (2020)


Deadly Snakes

"Oh My Bride" from Ode to Joy (2003)


The Nude Party

"Lonely Heather" from Midnight Manor (2020)







Rosa Maria

"Here She Comes" from Here She Comes (2019)


Redondo Beat

"Break-A-Heart" from Meet Redondo Beat (2012)


The Whiffs

"On the Boulevard" from Another Whiff (2019)


Pacific Radio

"It's so Good to See My Baby" (2020)


Leisure McCorkle

"Like That" from Jet Set Baby (2002)







Antarctigo Vespucci

"Freakin' U Out" from Love in the Time of E-Mail (2018)


Pleasure Complex

"I've Got The Feeling" (2019)


Chains of Love

"You Got It" from Strange Grey Days (2016)


The Shivas

"Playing On the Radio" from Dark Thoughts (2019)







Dry Cleaning

"Scratchcard Lanyard" (2020)


Panic Shack

"I Don't Really Like It" (2020)


Kills Birds

"Volcano" from Kills Birds (2019)


Walt Disco

"Hey Boy (You're One of Us)" from Young Hard and Handsome (2020)







Cloud Nothings

"The Spirit Of" from The Shadow I Remember (2021)



"Blunt Instruments" (2020)


Do Nothing

"Glueland" (2020)


Fat Earthers

"Like Like Like" (2020)


Nada Surf "The Plan" from High / Low (1996)


Dec 2020

On your mark. Get set. POP!



Cheap Trick

"On Top of the World" from Heaven Tonight  (1978)



"The Answer Was You" from The Double Cross  (2011)


Brendan Benson

"Misery" from My Old, Familiar Friend  (2009)


Tommy Keene

"Deep Six Saturday" from Behind the Parade  (2011)









The Whigs

"Like a Vibration" from Mission Control  (2008)


The Evil Eye

"Vicious Circle" from Vicious Circle (2011)



"Change Her Mind" from Catch Your Snap  (2007)


The Telepathic Butterflies

"The Trouble In Keeping Up With the Joneses" from Breakfast in Suburbia  (2008)









Mink DeVille

"I Must Be Dreaming" from Sportin' Life  (1985)


The Plimsouls

"Now" from The Plimsouls  (1981)


Paul Collins Beat

"Different Kind of Girl" from The Beat  (1979)


The Smithereens

"Girl Don't Tell Me" from Cover Tunes Collection (2018)



"Cry for a Shadow" from The Best of Translator: Everywhere That We Were  (1996)


The Knack

"That's What the Little Girls Do" from Get the Knack  (1979)









The Rubinoos

"Wouldn’t It Be Nice" from The Rubinoos  (1977)


Marshall Crenshaw

"Our Town" from Field Day  (1983)


The Nerves

"When You Find Out" from One Way Ticket  (2008)


Groundhogs "Shake It" from Shake It / Rock Me 7" (1965)


The Jam

"Move On Up" from Extras  (1992)


Paul Weller

"Bull-Rush / Magic Bus" from Paul Weller: Live Wood  (1994)









The View

"Comin' Down" from Hats Off To the Buskers (2007)


Mando Diao "Long Before Rock 'n' Roll" from Long Before Rock 'n' Roll  (2007)


The Libertines

"Can't Stand Me Now" from Can't Stand Me Now (2004)


The Rakes

"Ausland Mission" from Retreat  (2005)


Fuzzy Vox

"Everyday (Vicars Cover)" from Everyday (Vicars Cover)


The Clash

"Police On My Back" from Sandinista!  (1980)










The Rumble Strips

"Alarm Clock" from Alarm Clock  (2007)


The English Beat 

"Two Swords" from I Just Can't Stop It  (1980)


The Specials

"Friday Night, Saturday Morning" from The Best of the Specials  (2008)


The Monks

"Drugs In My Pocket" from Bad Habits  (1979)










Mad Staring Eyes

"Bored of Looking Cool" from Bored of Looking Cool  (2008)


The Posies

"Fall Apart with Me" from Success  (1998)


Ryan Adams

"Boys" from Rock N Roll  (2014)


Paul Westerberg

"Trumpet Clip" from Eventually  (1996)










The Mooney Suzuki

"99%" from Have Mercy  (2007)


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