Don’s 1982 Christmas tape

In 1982, Don produced a holiday cassette for friends. It was essentially a comedy album–and a very funny one–featuring original songs, prank calls, two famous guests, and more–including “In Search of the Shaggs,” a mini-documentary that’s memorable all by itself. Here’s the whole thing, courtesy of Timothy Fay.

Side one:

And side two:

I hadn’t heard this in decades before Tim digitized his copy, but parts of it occupied such prime real estate in my brain that I knew them pretty much verbatim.

Don said that this wasn’t his first such Christmas cassette. Here’s hoping others resurface.

Scroll to Top