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98.7 WFMT CHICAGO HOST CHICAGO PLAYLISTS NATIONAL PLAYLISTS QUESTIONS
 
December 22, 2001

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. The Roches: Joy To the World (Handel, PD) We Three Kings Ryko RCD 10311
  3. John Fahey: Joy To the World (Handel, PD) Christmas Guitar Varrick/Rounder CDVR-002
  4. Kat Eggleston: Joy (Andrew Calhoun) (WFMT 50th Birthday Celebration - 12/13/01) WFMT recording
  5. John Harbison: Joy To the World / Deck the Halls (Handel/trad) Six String Guitar Adelphi GCD 1038
  6. Kiltartan Road: Deck the Halls (trad) / Carol of the Fieldmice (J.D.Sobol/Kenneth Grahame) Joy In the Morning Kiltartan Rd.Music 1003 (773-871-5142)
  7. New England Christmastide: Joy To the World (Handel, PD) New England Christmastide Mobile Fidelity MFSL MFCD883
  8. Odetta: Shout For Joy (trad) Christmas Spirituals Vanguard 79079-2
  9. Joemy Wilson: Joy To the World (Handel, PD) Gifts Dargason DMCD-103 (PO Box 189, Burbank, CA 91503)
  10. Mahalia Jackson: Joy To the World! (Handel, PD) Silent Night Columbia CK 38304
  11. Judy Garland: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (soundtrack Meet Me In St. Louis) (Hugh Martin / Ralph Blane) Billboard Presents Family Christmas Classics Rhino R2 72171
  12. The Therapy Sisters: Happy Whatever You're Having (Marilyn Rucker) Codependent Christmas Clinical 9809 (512-447-4779)
  13. John Forster: The All-Purpose Carol The Official Bootleg Album Limousine LR 08192 3 (PO Box 196,Nyack, NY 10960)
  14. Tommy Sands: The Bushes of Jerusalem To Shorten the Winter Green Linnet GLCD1212
  15. Joan Baez: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (trad/arr.Schickele) Noel Vanguard VMD-79230
  16. Jamie O'Reilly w/ Michael Smith: Gift of the Magi (M.Smith) (WFMT 50th Birthday Celebration - 12/13/01) WFMT recording
  17. Keven Briody: Walnuts and Rice When No One's Watching Tune-Me-Music no# (203-431-0099)
  18. Mary Sue Twohy: Gift of the Magi (MS Twohy/Darryl Purpose) The Risk Involved Azalea City ACCD 0102
  19. Dave Rudolf & Megon McDonough: What Present's This (trad/Rudolf) Completely Cracked Christmas! Moneytree no#
  20. The Therapy Sisters: The Twelve Days of Analysis (trad/M.Rucker) Codependent Christmas Clinical 9809
  21. Mike Nichols & Elaine May: Merry Christmas, Doctor Nichols & May Examine Doctors Mercury 314 558 457-2
  22. Deana Carter: Merry Christmas Darling (Robt.Carpenter) Father Christmas Rounder 11661-0496-2
  23. Bohola (Jimmy Keane - Sean Cleland - Pat Broaders): A Christmas Childhood set (all tunes trad / arr.Keane-Cleland-Broaders, BMI / story Christmas Childhood by Patrick Kavanaugh) Bohola no#
  24. Tommy Sands: Like the First Time It's Christmas Time To Shorten The Winter Green Linnet GLCD 1212
  25. Nowell Sing We Clear: The First Nowell (trad) Just Say Nowell! Golden Hind GHM-105
  26. The Roches: The First Nowell (trad) We Three Kings Ryko RCD 10311
  27. Richard Dyer-Bennet: Veillee de Noel (trad) Dyer-Bennet #2 Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD40142
  28. Tamarack: Blankets of Snow (James Gordon) Blankets of Snow SGB31 (519-837-3757)
  29. Deana Carter: Johnny's Snowman (Fred Carter / Harold Jenkins) Father Christmas Rounder 11661-0496-2
  30. Jimmy Durante: Frosty The Snowman (Steve Nelson / Jack Rollins) Billboard Presents Family Christmas Classics Rhino R2 72171
  31. Kitty Donohoe: Martha Stewart's Christmas (Folkstage - WFMT Studio 11/3/01) WFMT recording
  32. Artisan: A Christmas Carol (Tom Lehrer) Paper Angels Boing 9806
  33. WFMT Caroleers: Pogo's Christmas Carol (Deck Us All With Boston Charlie) WFMT recording
  34. Revels: Milford (John Stepheson, PD) Christmas Day In the Morning Revels CD 1087 (617-621-0505)
  35. Ensemble Choral du Bout du Monde: The Angels Sang (Christian Desbordes/Job An Irien) Noel: Celtic Christmas Music from Brittany Green Linnet GLCD 3124
  36. Mary Gauthier: Christmas In Paradise private pressing
  37. John Henry Faulk: Christmas Story (as told to Studs Terkel in the late 1950s) WFMT recording
  38. Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: The Ditchling Carol (Carter/trad.arr/adapt.Grammer) Gentle Arms of Eden (3-song CD) Signature Sounds SIG1266A (800-694-5354)
  39. Win Stracke: Clout City Christmas Fantasy WFMT recording
  40. Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: American Noel (Carter) Gentle Arms of Eden (3-song CD) Signature Sounds SIG1266A
  41. Artisan: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (trad) Bygone Christmas Bygone Films BFCD112
  42. James Gordon: There Is No Silent Night Mining For Gold Borealis BCD129 (416-530-4288)
  43. Maggie Sansone and Ensemble Galilei: The Truth Sent From Above Ancient Noels Maggies Music MMCD108 (410-268-3394)
  44. Jean Redpath: Poem at Christmas #1 (Maurice Lindsay) / Vieux Noel (trad) / What child is this? /Poem at Christmas #2 (Lindsay) / Still the Night (Franz Gruber/Joseph Mohr) I Salute You (Fra Giovanni) Redpath JR-109
  45. Tommy Sands: Hearts of Love To Shorten The Winter Green Linnet GLCD1212
  46. The Beers Family: The Peace Carol (Robt. Beers) Christmas With the Beers Family Columbia MS 6935
  47. Weavermania: We Wish You a Merry Christmas (trad/Weavers) (WFMT 50th birthday - 12/13/01) WFMT recording
  48. The Weavers: We Wish You a Merry Christmas (trad/Weavers) MCA MCAD20725
  49. Maria Dunn: God Bless Us Everyone For a Song Distant Whisper MARCD02 (800-633-8282)
  50. Kim & Reggie Harris & Magpie: When I'm Gone (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Long Tail LT003-2 (PO Box 5467, Takoma Park, MD 20913)

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

RICH'S PICKS:
Tommy Sands, Bohola, Mary Sue Twohy, Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer, Maria Dunn

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