Monthly Archives: December 2010

December 2010 Meeting – Family

With Christmas just around the corner, and the best thing about Christmas is getting together with family, this months theme was family. Here is what we heard…

My Strange Uncle from Abroad – Gogol Bordello

Jimmy Mo Mhile Stor – The Chieftans with the Rankin Family (this version by Kathleen MacInnes)

Nobody – Robert Randolph and The Family Band

Cutting Board Blues – Cowboy Junkies

Fadeaway – Bodeans

All I Want for Christmas is My Daddy – Buck Owens

Sister Winter – Sufjan Stevens

Lightning Crashes – Live

Comfortably Numb – Scissor Sisters

March 11, 1962 – Mary Gauthier

We Wrote Letters Everyday – The Fiery Furnaces

Highway Patrolman – Bruce Springsteen (plus bonus Johnny Cash version)

You Are My Sister – Antony and the Johnsons

I’ve Underestimated My Charm – The Black Kids

The Good Son – Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds

The Prodigal Son – Rolling Stones

Nimrods Son – The Pixies

Mother – The Police

My Perfect Cousin – The Undertones

Family Reserve – Lyle Lovett (a cover by someone you’ve never heard of)

Family Man – Mike Oldfield

Winter – Tori Amos

It’s Cool To Love Your Family – Feist

Private Fires – Andreas Vollenweider with Carly Simon

The Suburbs – Arcade Fire

Summertime – Ella Fitzgerald (incredible)

Three Little Girls – Eric Clapton and J J Cale

Can’t Stop the Funk – The Neville Brothers (just a snippet – if you watch it you’ll be thankful)

I Want To Take You Higher – Sly and The Family Stone

That was it.

Thank you.