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052 - 2005

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Cherish the Ladies: On Christmas Night (trad) / Charles O'Conor (O'Carolan, PD) On Christmas Night Big Mammy 002
  3. Amahl and the Night Visitors (orig. TV cast): Shepherds! Shepherdesses! / Emily, Emily / Olives and quinces (Gian Carlo Menotti) (orig. NBC telecast - Christmas Eve, 1951) RCA Victor 6485-2-RG
  4. Finest Kind: Shepherds Arise (trad) Feasts & Spirits Fallen Angle FAM 07
  5. John D. Huston as Charles Dickens: A Tight-Fisted Hand at the Grindstone (Chas.Dickens) (from A Christmas Carol) Feasts & Spirits Fallen Angle FAM 07
  6. Finest Kind: Horsham Tipteerers' Song (trad-add.lyrics S.Posen) Feasts & Spirits Fallen Angle FAM 07
  7. Kiltartan Road Christmas: Deck the Halls (trad) / Carol of the Fieldmice (Joseph Sobol/Kenneth Grahame) Joy in the Morning Kiltartan 1003
  8. Nowell Sing We Clear: Sound, Sound Your Instruments of Joy (Bruce Randall/trad) Just Say Nowell Golden Hind GHM-105
  9. Dan Crary: The Little Drummer Boy (Katherine Davis-Henry Onorati-Harry Simeone) Holiday Guitar Sugar Hill SHCD 3871
  10. Marlene Dietrich: Der Trommelman (Katherine Davis-Henry Onorati-Harry Simeone / trans. Buscher) Marlene Capitol ST 10397
  11. Harvey Reid: The Heart of the Minstrel on Christmas Day (trad) Woodpecker WP111CD
  12. Martin Simpson-Jessica Radcliffe-Gerry O'Beirne-Lisa Ekstrom: Abbott's Bromley Horn Dance (trad/arr.Simpsom) / In Winter's Shadow (John Matthews from the book Song of Taliesin) Beautiful Darkness High Bohemia HBR CD002
  13. Magical Strings & family: March of the Kings (trad) Good People All Flying Fish FF 70604
  14. Seamus Egan, et.al: We Three Kings (J.H.Hopkins, Jr.) The Soul of Christmas Upaya 19088 12182
  15. El McMeen: Good King Wenceslas (trad/arr.McMeen) The Soul of Christmas Guitar Piney Ridge PRM111
  16. Diane Zeigler: Good King Wenceslas (trad/John Mason Neale, PD) December in Vermont self 86851-0324-2
  17. John Henry Faulk: Christmas story (as told to Studs Terkel in the early 1960s) WFMT recording
  18. Odetta: Shout For Joy (trad) Christmas Spirituals Vanguard 79079-2
  19. Nowell Sing We Clear: Joy to the World (Thomas Shoel/Isaac Watts) Just Say Nowell Golden Hind GHM-105

Station Break

  1. Finest Kind: While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by Night medley (Nahum Tate, PD) Feasts & Spirits Fallen Angle FAM 07
  2. John D. Huston as Charles Dickens: The Two Children-Ignorance and Want (Dickens) Feasts & Spirits Fallen Angle FAM 07
  3. Finest Kind: The Homeless Wassail (Ian Robb) Feasts & Spirits Fallen Angle FAM 07
  4. Magpie: No Room For You Inside Last Month of the Year Sliced Bread CDSB71305
  5. Martha Gallagher: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (trad) For the Love of a Baby SS 20031
  6. Cherish the Ladies (Heidi Talbot): Silent Night (Franz Gruber/Joseph Mohr) On Christmas Night Big Mammy 002
  7. Artisan: Christmas Eve 1914 (Harding) Paper Angels Boing 9806
  8. Jeff Talmadge: A Soldier's Christmas Bozart
  9. John McCutcheon: Christmas in the Trenches Live at Wolf Trap Rounder CD 0283
  10. Jean Redpath: Dona nobis pacem (trad) Still the Night Jean Redpath JR-109
  11. Bob Gibson & Joan Baez: Virgin Mary Had One Son (trad) (Live at Newport) Folk Song America - Vol 2 (a compilation box set) Smithsonian Sony RD 046-2
  12. Odetta: Mary Had a Baby (trad) Christmas Spirituals Vanguard 79079-2
  13. Gerry Armstrong: Seven Joys of Mary (trad) Simple Gifts Smithsonian Folkways F-2335
  14. Corinna Hewat & Mary MacMaster w/ Dave Milligan, piano: Lullay Lullay (trad) Cold Blow These Winter Winds (A Celtic Celebration of Christmas - Live in Edinburgh, Scotland) Green Linnet GLCD 1228
  15. Finest Kind: The Cradle Carol (Isaac Watts) Feasts & Spirits Fallen Angle FAM 07
  16. Golden Ring: This Old World (trad) A Gathering of Friends for Making Music Folk-Legacy CD-16
  17. Adrienne Jones: Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (trad-arr.A.Jones) There Is No Rose self

Performer is composer unless otherwise noted. Song is album title unless otherwise noted. Album titles are in italics, composers in parens ( ).

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