Bob and Doug McKenzie, The 12 Days of Christmas. May Santa leave a two-four of stubbies under your tree. And doughnuts.
Gayla Peevey, I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas. Some girls don’t want rhinoceroses.
Nick Lowe, Christmas at the Airport. Sometimes you have to take Christmas where you find it.
Paul Kelly, How to Make Gravy. Continuing our theme of Yuletide incarceration.
John Prine, Christmas in Prison.
The searchlight in the big yard swings around with the gun
And it spotlights the snowflakes like the dust in the sun.
Robert Earl Keen, Merry Christmas From the Family. Almost certainly the only Christmas song to reference AA and tampons.
“Naked as the eyes of a clown.”
That’s the Way that the World Goes ‘Round
“You and I go together like the molar and the drill.”
The Divine Comedy,
Sticks & Stones
Half Man Half Biscuit, It’s Clichéd to be Cynical at Christmas. Half Man Half Biscuit stand firm against the forces of Christmas snark.