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Jingle Jank

Jingle Jank

By Scott Newman and Jay Lachapelle
The Jingle Jank podcast features offbeat and obscure Christmas music found on YouTube.
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Episode 8 - Spooky Christmas Songs
Just in time for Halloween, we dive into some spooky Christmas songs. Artists include: Count Floyd, Spinal Tap, Tarja Turunen, Emmy the Great and Tim Wheeler, Douglas Pipes, Bobby "Boris" Pickett and the Crypt-Keepers, Sheb Wooley, Brice Armstrong and The All-American Ghouls, and Defiant Brood.
October 27, 2020
Episode 7 - Depressing Christmas Songs
Do you enjoy sad, depressing Christmas songs? This week, we discuss why this genre is so popular and why someone would want to feel down at Christmas. Artists include: John Denver, Romeos Fault, Nat King Cole, The O'Jays, The Emotions, The Everly Brothers, Dan Hicks, Sufjan Stevens, LCD Soundsystem, and Marvin Gaye.
October 12, 2020
Episode 6 - Santa Claus in Outer Space
Santa Claus blasts off to worlds unknown in this latest episode. This week we featured: Sonny Cole, Tim Dinkins, Bobby Helms, The BellRays, Lawrence Welk's Little Band, Tiny Tim, Barry Gordon, and Patty Marie Jay with the Hal Bradley Orchestra.
September 26, 2020
Episode 5 - Disco Christmas Songs
Do you like to get down and groove to Christmas disco music? This week we featured Disco Christmas by the Universal Robot Band, Joy to the World by the Salsoul Orchestra, Silver Bells by Mirror Image, Gloria Medley by Les Jokers, Donde Esta Santa Claus? by Charo, Christmas Rappin' by Kurtis Blow, Santa Claus / N.O.E.L. by Holiday Express, and Sleigh Ride by Irwin the Disco Duck.
September 13, 2020
Episode 4 - Yacht Rock Christmas Songs
Scott and Jay discuss Christmas songs from famous Yacht Rock artists. Songs featured: White Christmas by Kenny Loggins Go Tell it on the Mountain by Michael McDonald It Doesn't Have to Be This Way by Jim Croce The Gift of Giving by Bill Withers The First Christmas Morning by Dan Fogelberg Santa Claus is Coming to Town by Michael Bolton Christmas Must Be Tonight by Hall and Oates
August 30, 2020
Episode 3 - Ska-Punk Christmas Songs
Scott and Jay discuss Ska-Punk Christmas songs from the type of bands that were popular in the mid-1990s. Songs featured: Joy to the World by The O.C. Supertones Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer by Reel Big Fish White Christmas by Goldfinger Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas by The Holophonics Feliz Navidad by The Toasters Silent Night by Ska-J Last Christmas by The Holophonics
August 15, 2020
Episode 2 - 80s Cartoon Christmas Songs
Scott and Jay discuss Christmas songs from popular cartoons in the 1980s. Songs featured: Smurfing Bells  Christmas Song We Wish You a Turtle Christmas The Ten Bears of Christmas It's a Pony Kind of Christmas
August 10, 2020
Episode 1 - Celebrity Christmas Songs
In this episode, Scott and Jay discuss Christmas songs performed by non-musical celebrities. Songs featured: Johnny It's Cold Outside Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer If It Doesn't Snow this Christmas Please Come Home for Christmas Silent Night
August 2, 2020