"A Christmas Mess-Up featuring Daniel with the recordings of David Tanny" (2012, released on 12/4/2012) - features excerpts of several of Tanny's novelty recordings such as "I'm Doing Nothing For Christmas", "Centipede", "Hey, Three Stooges!", "NutriBrain", "All Out of Pups", "HDTV Dinners", "Eight is Enough", "PC vs. Mac", "Kirk Spock Bones", "Starr Mopp Warrs", and more.
Inspired by Whimsical Will's 1985 recording of "Christmas Cut-Up"
The story is narrated by Daniel.
Excerpts of Tanny's songs are in italics.
Twas the night before "Christmas," - I'm Doing Nothing for Christmas and all through the "house" - Dorky's Human Control Not a "Centipede" - Centipede was stirring, not even "The Three Stooges" - Hey, Three Stooges! The "Coffins" - Morgans Mortuary were hung by the "zombies" - NutriBrain with care, In the hopes that "Santo Pedro" - The Equimas song soon would be there. The "Pups" - All Out of Pups were nestled all snug "on, That big T.V. tube." - Eight is Enough While visions of "HDTV dinners" - HDTV Dinners danced in their "Heads" - Fish Heads and Chips '10 And I with my "PC" - PC vs. Mac vs. Stan and my wife with her "Mac" - PC vs. Mac vs. Stan Had just settled our "Brains" - NutriBrain for a long winter's nap. When out "in the yard" - Boogie there arose such a clatter, I sprang from the bed to see what was the "matter." - Watchin' Space Ghost I flew to "The Windows" - Atari vs. Intellivision And saw what had appearred, But a miniature "Batmobile" - Batman Interview and eight tiny "buffalo" - The Equimas Song With a little old "driver", - CPM 21 so lively and "quick," - Bam I knew in a moment it must be "Santo Pedro" - The Equimas song And he whistled, and shouted, and called them by name! On "Kirk" - Kirk Spock Bones on, "Spock" - Kirk Spock Bones on, "Bones" - Kirk Spock Bones and "Harry Potter" - Harry Potter Cereal On, "Yoda" - Starr Mopp Warrs on, "Hans Solo" - Starr Mopp Warrs on, "Luke and Leia - Starr Mopp Warrs He went straight to his work And filled all the "Coffins" - Morgans Mortuary And he "said goodbye and disappearred" - Buffy Rap right up the chimney, and away they all flew "to the Great Big North" - Hilary Duff Beer But I heard him shout as he flew out of sight. "Happy" - I'm Doing Nothing For Christmas "Christmas" - I'm Doing Nothing For Christmas to all, And to all, "You gotta fight, for your right, to be funny!" - (You Gotta) Fight, For Your Right, To Be Funny