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December 25, 2010

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. The Weavers: We Wish You a Merry Christmas (trad,arr. Weavers) MCA 20725
  3. Anne Heaton: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (Hugh Martin/Ralph Blane) Winterbloom: Traditions Rearranged
  4. Cherish the Ladies: On Christmas Night (trad) / Charles O'Conor (O'Carolan) On Christmas Night Big Mammy 002
  5. Thomas Moore: The Soul of Christmas Upaya 19088 12182
  6. Nowell Sing We Clear (John Roberts, Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig, Andy Davis): Lord of the Dance (trad/Sydney Carter) The Best of Nowell Sing We Clear Front Hall 301
  7. Adrienne Jones: Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (trad, arr.A.Jones) There Is No Rose self no#
  8. Anuna: Hymn to the Virgin (trad) Winter Songs Danu 016
  9. Joan Baez & Bob Gibson: Virgin Mary (trad) Folk Song America Smithsonian Sony A4 21489
  10. Kathy Cowan & Rebecca Armstrong: Mary, Whatcha Gonna Call That Pretty Little Baby (trad) WFMT recording
  11. Amy Carol Webb: Mary Had a Baby (trad) Breaking Light Zebra 2010
  12. Tommy Makem: Sing We the Virgin Mary (trad,arr.T.Makem) Tommy Makem's Christmas Shanachie 52041
  13. Gerry Armstrong: The Seven Joys of Mary (trad) Simple Gifts Smithsonian Folkways 2335
  14. Gretchen Peters: Waitin' on Mary Northern Lights Scarlet Letter 208143-2
  15. Acoustic Eidolon: Ave Maria (Franz Schubert, arr. Acoustic Eidolon) Winter's Call Acoustic Woods 909
  16. Amahl and the Night Visitors (orig. 1951 TV NBC cast): Shepherds! Shepherdesses! / Emily, Emily / Olives and quinces (Gian Carlo Menotti) RCA 6485-2
  17. Waterson:Carthy: While Shepherds Watched (trad, arr. Waterson-Carthy) Holy Heathens and the Old Green Man Topic 562
  18. Odetta w/ Bill Lee, bass): Rise Up Shepherd and Follow (trad) Christmas Spirituals Vanguard 79079-2
  19. Nowell Sing We Clear (John Roberts, Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig, Andy Davis): Shepherds Arise! (trad) Hail Smiling Morn! Golden Hind 102
  20. Ensemble Choral du Bout du Monde: Shepherds on the Hill (H.du Rusquec/L.Vidal) Celtic Music from Brittany Green Linnet 3124
  21. Magical Strings: Come Ye Shepherds / Kling Glockehen (trad) Good People All Flying Fish 70604
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  23. Mahalia Jackson: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing Silent Night Columbia 38304
  24. Suzanne McDermott: Angels We Have Heard on High (trad) Out Under the Sky Rosema Red 417
  25. Terry McDade w/ The McDades: The Angel Gabriel (trad-Basque) Midwinter Free Radio 002
  26. Chuck Brodsky: We Are Each Other's Angels Two Sets Waterbug 84
  27. John Henry Faulk: Christmas Story (as told to Studs Terkel ca. 1958) WFMT Recording
  28. Don White: Christmas Memories Winning Streak Lumper Boy 86851-2996-2
  29. John D. Huston (Finest Kind): Party at Fezziwig's Feasts & Spirits Fallen Angle 07
  30. Craig Werth: Beside the Tree Hudson Harding Sampler Volume 5
  31. Harvey Reid: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (trad) The Heart of the Minstrel on Christmas Day Woodpecker 111
  32. Win Stracke: Clout City Christmas Fantasy (WFMT studio, ca.1965) WFMT Recording
  33. Red Rock Rondo - Kate MacLeod: Christmas in Canton (in 1933) (Phillip Bimstein) Secret Gift Song Cycle private pressing
  34. The Revels: God Rest Ye Merry (trad, arr.John Langstaff) Christmas Day in the Morning Revels 1087
  35. Garrison Doles: Songs of Joy The Night of Heaven & Earth self 102
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  37. Colorado Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Marin Alsop, c. w/ The Majestic Praise Choir: For Unto Us a Child is Born (George Frederic Handel, arr. Bob Christianson & Gary Anderson) Too Hot to Handel - The Gospel Messiah Too Hot CO-005
  38. Magpie: All 'Round the Glory Manger (trad) Last Month of the Year Sliced Bread 71305
  39. Mara Levine & Joe Jencks: Straw Against the Chill (Bob Franke) private release
  40. Deborah Liv Johnson: Away in a Manger (trad) Mojave Sun 1237
  41. Amahl and the Night Visitors (orig. 1951 TV NBC cast): Have You Seen a Child (Gian Carlo Menotti) RCA 6485-2
  42. Denise Jordan Finley: How Fair Is My Baby Give Us Peace! Dome Island 927099
  43. Kathy Mattea: Christ Child's Lullaby (trad) The Soul of Christmas Upaya 19088 12182
  44. Patrick Ball: The Glouster Wassail / When Blossoms Flowered 'Midst the Snow (The Christmas Rose) (trad) The Christmas Rose Fortuna 17077-2
  45. Waterson:Carthy: Jacobstowe Wassail (trad,arr.Waterson-Carthy) Holy Heathens and the Old Green Man Topic 562
  46. Runa: Soul Cake (Paul Stookey-Tracey Batteast-Elena Mezetti) private release
  47. Amy Speace w/ Jon Vezner: One Warm Coat (Speace-Vezner) (Old Town School - 12/12/10) WFMT recording
  48. Gordon Bok-Ann Mayo Muir-Ed Trickett: Hearth and Fire (Bok) A Water Over Stone Folk-Legacy 80
  49. Acoustic Eidolon: Pachelbel Canon in D (Johann Pachelbel, arr. Acoustic Eidolon) Winter's Call Acoustic Woods 909
  50. Kefluffle: The Truth from Above (trad) Lighten the Dark RBR 08
  51. Colorado Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Marin Alsop, c. w/The Majestic Praise Choir: Glory to God (George Frederic Handel, arr. Bob Christianson & Gary Anderson) Too Hot to Handel - The Gospel Messiah Too Hot CO-005
  52. Janis Ian: Joy Just One Angel Yellow Tail 10026
  53. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

Fill music: Patrick Ball: Auld Lang Syne (Robt.Burns, PD) The Christmas Rose Fortuna 17077-2

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