St. Paul & The Broken Bones Perform 'Zat You Santa Claus'

  • Published on Dec 19, 2018
  • While touring around their latest album 'Young Sick Camellia,' St. Paul & The Broken Bones get festive with a Louis Armstrong holiday classic.
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Comments • 98

  • Ronaldo Gutierrez
    Ronaldo Gutierrez 15 days ago

    Why do white people always gotta ruin amazing songs by black people. 😭😭😭😭

  • Dickie Oi
    Dickie Oi 4 months ago

    This was fun.

  • Blind Math
    Blind Math 4 months ago

    White people clapping to what they believe to be the beat needs to stop.

  • Dmytro Picky
    Dmytro Picky 4 months ago

    should have much more views!

  • tubewatcher38
    tubewatcher38 4 months ago +1

    That's beautiful !

  • David Terrazas
    David Terrazas 4 months ago

    I hate Christmas music...yet I love this cover. So conflicted right now :D

  • Donald Ulrich
    Donald Ulrich 4 months ago

    New drummer?

  • Frank Lopez
    Frank Lopez 5 months ago


  • T Johnson
    T Johnson 5 months ago +1

    There is so much joy in this performance. Maybe Stephen will have them back every year.

  • Shelly Berkowitz
    Shelly Berkowitz 5 months ago

    They are awesome! I want to see them when they come to Vegas again ;)

  • Screw The Net
    Screw The Net 5 months ago


  • marcus stenson
    marcus stenson 5 months ago +3

    First time I even heard of this group was when I was watching The Stephen Colbert show that night, and I immediately I loved what I heard, so on a hunch I went to there WIKIPEDIA, and the lead singer Paul Janaway with other members of this soul type playing style, formed this band back in 2012, and when I read that that I was thinking to myself why have most of us never heard of them before. I then listened & viewed a few of their videos here on you tube, and that too was enough to not only convince me to order on Amazon their three albums ever made, but also convinced me to check out a few of their upcoming concerts in 2019. "St. Paul & The Broken Bones" wished I had heard of you earlier, they sound GREAT!!!...

  • John Howe
    John Howe 5 months ago

    All I want for Christmas, Santa Claus,is a Studio audience that can clap in time.....Broken Bones puts on a heck of a live show. See them live any chance you get!

  • madmannkc
    madmannkc 5 months ago +1

    See tiny desk concert. St paul

  • madmannkc
    madmannkc 5 months ago +1

    Great live band to see

  • madmannkc
    madmannkc 5 months ago

    New xmas classic

  • Tyfigh One-o-seven
    Tyfigh One-o-seven 5 months ago

    Is that you agent orange?

  • badfly1
    badfly1 5 months ago +1

    Brilliant live, I go see them whenever they come over to UK

  • Hito157
    Hito157 5 months ago +1

    Dang, bruh can sing!

  • C J
    C J 5 months ago +3

    That was really good! I’ve never heard of them before.
    Did not expect that.

  • Deacon Verter
    Deacon Verter 5 months ago

    I heard a creepin, that woke me from sleepin'
    I didn't even pause.
    I snatched up my handgun, and fired at someone.
    Is that you, Santa Claus?

  • Liyah
    Liyah 5 months ago

    This was on my TV in my room.. while I was sleeping.. it woke me up. Now I'm here. Lol. Is that you Santa Claus..

  • SuperKing604
    SuperKing604 5 months ago

    anyone else never listen to the songs?

  • Cat Wurdack
    Cat Wurdack 5 months ago +5

    Who could possibly "not like" this video? Everything about St. Paul and the Broken Bones is top shelf and ROCKS

  • MrTingles
    MrTingles 5 months ago +3

    ever since i saw them on Craig Ferguson's late late show, i've been enraptured by their style and talent. would love to see them live.

  • Mikayla
    Mikayla 5 months ago +2

    Saw them by accident at Forecastle Festival in 2014 and I was shocked by their raw talent and energy. You can't help by love them, especially live!

  • Knuphi
    Knuphi 5 months ago

    Great Performance! I just can't really look at the video while I listen though ... that slight desync drives me nuts.

  • jalila love
    jalila love 5 months ago

    This is not happening Louie

  • tubularap
    tubularap 5 months ago

    Great performance !!! ... but ... what was that with walking around with a microphone with a CORD ??
    Or the studio-crew did not anticipate he would be walking among the audience and just put a corded mic on a stand, ...
    Or ... my time-machine is finally working and I've been transported back to the 90's.
    Don't worry; I will convince Trump to not run for president, ever.

  • donnamariedemaio
    donnamariedemaio 5 months ago +3

    Very cool!

  • Jayme Ann
    Jayme Ann 5 months ago

    I want to like this so much but I just can't. Very annoying sound.

    • Jayme Ann
      Jayme Ann 4 months ago +1

      +Frank Lopez
      Lol, thank you! I'll make sure to take your advice, doctor 😉🤘

    • Frank Lopez
      Frank Lopez 4 months ago +1

      Jay Me oh wow. Well hang in there take that garlic and vitamin C and chicken soup ☺☺🌹🌹🌹

    • Jayme Ann
      Jayme Ann 4 months ago

      +Frank Lopez
      Hey I really enjoyed this thread, thanks for the original comment that started it. You actually improved my days (I'm sick at the moment) and I really appreciate it.. Hope to see you around the Colbert comments 😊🍻

    • Frank Lopez
      Frank Lopez 4 months ago +1

      Jay Me lol sweet. Thats a hard song to get out of your mind once you hear it lol. Enjoy your day ☺ thanks for being cool to a many people are harsh these days

    • Jayme Ann
      Jayme Ann 4 months ago

      +Frank Lopez
      I admit it's 630am and I can't get Africa by Toto out of my head, hehehe. You also have great taste, Frank! Love this thread, this is the good part of the internet 😉

  • ErykaSoleil
    ErykaSoleil 5 months ago +2

    Never heard of this group, but clicked on it because I *had* to know what a band with that name would sound like. I like the sound enough to check out some more of their work, although the lyrics in this particular song are a tad bit creepier than I was prepared for (I've never heard the original, so didn't know what to expect).

  • SAGE 1955
    SAGE 1955 5 months ago +3

    Ho ho,that was awesome.

  • yashiWinchester
    yashiWinchester 5 months ago +2

    That was fun!

  • Patrick Bloem
    Patrick Bloem 5 months ago +2

    So awesome. Come back to Michigan's Fredrick Meijer Gardens again SP&BB!!

  • Logan White
    Logan White 5 months ago +4

    I love these guys!

  • Akitten84
    Akitten84 5 months ago +5

    I like that one

  • Alex Gulino
    Alex Gulino 5 months ago +4

    Damn he's got a great voice, how do I not know these guys living in Birmingham, AL...granted I've been a bit of a hermit the past couple years.

  • Blissgirl
    Blissgirl 5 months ago +4

    Wow! Now that was a surprise. Great voice and moves!

  • John Thelin
    John Thelin 5 months ago

    Surely the title is "Zat You, Santa Claus?"

  • Norma Lynn Higgins
    Norma Lynn Higgins 5 months ago +5

    If you love this song, go see them in concert. They never disappoint and I should know as I have seen them 5 times live!

  • ursaltydog
    ursaltydog 5 months ago +5

    St Paul workin' the crowd :)

  • Jessica Hunt
    Jessica Hunt 5 months ago +2

    Shoutout Indiana!

  • Jeanlaid Alvarez
    Jeanlaid Alvarez 5 months ago

    The woman in the front row kind of look like CIA Director Gina Haspel ...

  • J J
    J J 5 months ago

    Thank you Santa's elves!! Bringing xmas!!! LOVE sweater get-ups too!!

  • Serprizebuttsecks
    Serprizebuttsecks 5 months ago +20

    Been following this band for a while now... can never get over that voice coming out of someone who looks like Alan Carr 😂😂😂

    • MrTingles
      MrTingles 5 months ago

      more Matt Lucas, I'd have thought

  • Benito Thundertwat
    Benito Thundertwat 5 months ago +2


  • Kalexambing
    Kalexambing 5 months ago +17

    Wow I didn’t expect this to be so good!

  • PlayerMick -
    PlayerMick - 5 months ago +3

    that thumbnail had me thinking you had a Klansman singing on your show.

    • Akitten84
      Akitten84 5 months ago

      PlayerMick - that’s exactly what I thought

  • 123haninhk
    123haninhk 5 months ago +5

    What an awesome voice!

  • New Message
    New Message 5 months ago +37

    You know at least one person walked up to him and said "Great costume!"
    And he answered... "What costume?"

  • Big Boss
    Big Boss 5 months ago

    Well ... That was wired!!!

  • Debbie Marquis
    Debbie Marquis 5 months ago +7

    Nice voice

  • Jim's videos
    Jim's videos 5 months ago +43

    Dude has some chops.

  • Black Beauty
    Black Beauty 5 months ago +19

    Absolutely love this group! especially the lead singer.

  • Emil Landén
    Emil Landén 5 months ago +10

    Fucking awesome! Love his voice!

  • Stephen Selph
    Stephen Selph 5 months ago +45

    Oh yeah, my boys are getting some love in the national spotlight finally. If you ever get a chance to see them live in concert, do it! One of the best live shows I’ve ever been to! Any other Broken Bones fans here?

    • Susan Branstetter
      Susan Branstetter 5 months ago

      Coming to Japan in April ‘19!

    • ScriptTheFlip G
      ScriptTheFlip G 5 months ago

      No bones were broken.

    • D j C
      D j C 5 months ago +1

      Just discovered them a few weeks ago from Tiny Desk and now I really hope they come to Scotland soon!

    • Stephen Selph
      Stephen Selph 5 months ago +1

      Benito Thundertwat no way. This dude has more soul than just about any other R&B singers out right now. The lead singer was literally crawling on the floor pouring his heart out in this song. I shot this from the show here in Tulsa last year. This dude has heart. I thought he was a middle aged black dude the first time I heard him sing. Don’t judge them from this Christmas song. Lol

    • Curtis Johannsen
      Curtis Johannsen 5 months ago +4

      Saw 'em front row in Canada this summer. Absolutely one of the best live shows I've seen. Selfishly I almost want to keep them to myself so the tickets stay cheap, but I'm glad to see them getting the recognition they so deserve

  • VRMusic
    VRMusic 5 months ago

    The thumbnail had me thinking Stephen was going to sing 😅

  • travel er
    travel er 5 months ago

    Supscribe me😉💝

  • Petra Elliott
    Petra Elliott 5 months ago +7