Memphis Mystery Train Set List: Dec. 13, 2012

Posted by Holly Whitfield | December 13th 2012 1252 0

Christmas cheer has descended upon WEVL with a heavy hand:

Santa wevl

Also, before we get to the set list, I want to give a quick birthday shout out to my parents, Kim and Larry. They have the same birthday (same day, same year) and that day is today. So, happy birthday, mom and dad!

 Here's what I played on today's show with the local tracks marked with an asterisk.

Elvis Costello – This Is Hell
The Egyptians – Party Stomp
Thao – Fear and Convenience
The Ettes – Ghosts
The DBs – World to Cry
*John Paul Keith and the 145s – Memphis Girls
Bishop Allen – Like Castanets
Magnetic Fields – Washington DC
Harvey Danger – Sometimes, You Have to Work on Christmas
Ramones – Do You Wanna Dance
Ray Charles – I Got a Woman
Anna Karina – Roller Girl
Jens Lekman – Pocketful of Money
Hello Saferide – Get Sick Soon
Old 97s – You Belong to My Heart
The Like – He's Not a Boy
Decemberists – I4U&U4ME
Lucinda Williams – Honey Bee

Nappy Roots – Good Day
Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out
Vampire Weekend – Horchata
Shelley Fabares – Johnny Angel
Mirah – Sweepstakes
They Might Be Giants – Ballad of Davy Crockett (In Space)
*Roy Orbison – I Give Up
*Cory Branan – Jolene
Those Darlins – Be Your Bro
Cee-lo Green – You're So Square (Baby I Don't Care)
Why – Simeon's Dilemma
Weezer – Why Bother
*Otis Redding – Don't Be Afraid of Love
The Weakerthans – Plea from a Cat Named Virtue
Wanda Jackson – My Big Iron Skillet
5 Royales – Right Around the Corner
Frankie Valli – Can't Take My Eyes Off of You
Billy Bragg and Wilco – She Came Along to Me
Spoon – Me and the Bean
Beach Boys – Sloop John B

You can catch the Memphis Mystery Train live every Thursday morning from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. and when it re-airs on Monday from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. on 89.9 FM in Memphis or online at

Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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