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December 21, 2002

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS SFCD-40068/71
  2. Jim Post: Heart of Christmas The Heart of Christmas private CD
  3. Original Broadway Cast of Mame: We Need a Little Christmas (Jerry Herman) Billboard Family Classics Rhino R272171
  4. Nowell Sing We Clear: Leaping and Dancing (trad) Best of Nowell Sing We Clear Front Hall 301
  5. Peggy & Penny Seeger and Calum MacColl: Sing Hallelu (trad) American Folk Songs for Christmas Rounder CD0268/0269
  6. The Therapy Sisters: War of the Lights (Marilyn Rucker) Codependent Christmas Clinical 9809 (512-447-4779)
  7. The Bobs: Fifty Kilowatt Tree Too Many Santas! Rounder CD 9060
  8. The Hollytones: Gridlock Christmas Dr. Demento Holidays In Dementia Rhino R2 72176
  9. Enoch Kent: Christmas Comes But Once a Year Bah! Humbug: The Alternative Christmas Album Greentrax G2CD7007
  10. Artisan: I Want a Hippopotamus For Christmas (Rox) Paper Angels Boing 9806
  11. Megon McDonough: What Present's This? (trad/D.Rudolf) Dave Rudolf's Completely Cracked Christmas! Rudolf
  12. Joel Mabus: Let's Do Christmas Right How Like the Holly Fossil 1299
  13. Joan Baez & Bob Gibson: Virgin Mary Had One Son (trad) Folk Song America Sony-Smithsonian A4 21489
  14. Odetta: Mary Had a Baby (trad) Christmas Spirituals Vanguard 79079-2
  15. Cathy Barton, Dave Para, Caroline Paton: Infant Holy (trad Polish/trans.E.M.G.Reed) 'Twas On a Night Like This Folk Legacy CD-114
  16. Magpie: All Around the Glory Manger (trad) Last Month of the Year Sliced Bread CDSB 71305
  17. Nowell Sing We Clear: Chariots (John Kirkpatrick) Just Say Nowell Golden Hind GHM-105
  18. Artisan: Christmas Eve 1914 (Harding) Paper Angels Boing 9806
  19. John McCutcheon: Christmas In the Trenches Live at Wolf Trap Rounder CD 0283
  20. Bittersweet Christmas Band: Candles & Silent Night (Susan Urban) private release
  21. Jean Redpath: Still the Night (Joseph Mohr / Franz Gruber, PD) Jean Redpath JR-109 (888-845-4058)
  22. Bill Barclay: The Twelve Days of Christmas Bah! Humbug Greentrax G2CD7007
  23. Riders in the Sky: The Twelve Days of Cowboy Christmas (trad/Fred LaBour) Christmas the Cowboy Way Rounder 11661-0445-2
  24. Lucky Luck: Number One Day of Christmas Mahalo 45rpm
  25. Penelope Keith with BBC cast: And Yet Another Partridge In a Pear Tree (Brian Sibley) BBC Transcription
  26. Jeff Talmadge: Christmas In the City private release
  27. Win Stracke: Clout City Christmas Fantasy WFMT recording
  28. Terry McDade with the McDades: Nous Voici Dans La Ville (trad) Midwinter Free Radio FRCD002
  29. Magpie: No Room For You Inside (Artzner/Leonino) Last Month of the Year Sliced Bread CDSB 71305
  30. Dave Rudolf: Oh Come, Oh Come, I Read the Manual Completely Cracked Christmas Rudolf no#
  31. Joseph Spence: Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (J.Fred Coots/Haven Gillespie) Dr. Demento Holidays In Dementia Rhino R2 72176
  32. David Roth: Little Christmas Song private release
  33. Tom Prasada-Rao: Even So Christmas In the Ashram Ahimsa no#
  34. Jim Post: A Child Is Born The Heart of Christmas self
  35. John Henry Faulk: Christmas Story (as told to Studs Terkel in the late 1950s) WFMT recording
  36. Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: American Noel (Carter) American Noel Signature Sounds SIG 1266A
  37. Magpie: Solstice Carol (Greg Artzner) Last Month of the Year Sliced Bread CDSB 71305
  38. Voices of Winter: Solstice Round (Cindy Mangsen) At the Turning of the Year Hand & Heart 2000 (802-257-1006) AMMUS 05-02
  39. Anuna: Winter, Fire and Snow (Brendan Graham/Macdara Woods) Winter Songs Danu 016
  40. Laura Nyro: Christmas In My Soul Christmas and the Beads of Sweat Columbia CK 30259
  41. Original Soundtrack Recording of Meet Me In St. Louis: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (Hugh Martin/Ralph Blane) Billboard Family Classics Rhino R2 72171

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



The Heart of Christmas, with Jim, Janet and Angel Post, December 4- January 5 at the new Lakeshore Theater, 3175 N. Broadway, Chicago. 773-472-3492

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