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December 17, 2011

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Al Day & Charlie Madigan w/ Randy Lee, Bob Long and Sons Of the Never Wrong: Standin' on the Mountain (Madigan-Day) Church of the Never Wrong Waterbug 103
  3. Jed Marum: Go Tell It on the Mountain (trad) Rejoice! A Christmas Album Boston Road 2011
  4. Mark Dvorak w/ Sons Of the Never Wrong: In the Shadow of the Mountain (M.Dvorak) Church of the Never Wrong Waterbug 103
  5. Peter Mayer: Where Is the Light Midwinter Blue Boat 1207
  6. Bob Rivers Comedy Group: The Twelve Pains of Christmas Dr. Demento Holidays in Dementia Rhino 72176
  7. Bill Cosby: Christmas Time I Started Out as a Child Warner Bros. 2-1567
  8. Danu: Round the House Set (trad / trad / Charlie Lennon, arr.Danu) Christmas in Ireland self 84501 64659
  9. John Flynn: Christmas Balls private recording
  10. Jim Post: Rag Time Love Reach Out Together self 06805 08091
  11. Nancy White: It's So Chic to be Pregnant at Christmas Dr. Demento Holidays in Dementia Rhino 72176
  12. Trout Fishing In America: My Birthday Comes on Christmas (Ezra Idlet-Keith Grimwood) Merry Fishes to All Trout 17
  13. Sally Fingerett: Jewish Kid Born on Christmas Day Talkin' Blues < em>Just One Angel (compilation) Yellow Tail 10026
  14. Emily Kurn: Light the Lamp I'm Just Like You self 84501 03993
  15. Fiddler on the Roof (orig.cast - Zero Mostel): Tradition (Jerry Block/Sheldon Harnick) RCA Victor 82876-51430-2
  16. Shelley Posen: Put the Latkes on to Fry Manna Well Done 02
  17. Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael: Parody snippets - Rod Blago (Richard Rodgers) / Chim Chim / Starbucks (Robt.-Richard Sherman) (Folkstage - December 12, 2009) WFMT recording
  18. Anya Turner & Robert Gruseki: Christmas in a Coffee Shop A Party ARR 5104
  19. Trout Fishing in Amerca: What I Want Is a Proper Cup of Coffee (trad, arr.Idlet-Grimwood) Family Music Party Trout 13
  20. Tom Lehrer: A Christmas Carol The Remains of Tom Lehrer Warner Rhino 79831
  21. Diane Taraz & Jonathan Gilbert: Rudolphus Rubrinasus The Old New Year Raisin Pie 10
  22. Randall Williams: Rudolph Rap (Vance Gilbert-Jim Infantino- Jan Luby) Hudson Harding Sampler, Vol. 3 Happy Holidays!
  23. Ken Webb: Rudolph (John D. Marks) Christmas Pony self 84501 40839
  24. WFMT Caroleers: Deck the Halls with Boston Charlie (Pogo's Carol) (trad/Walt Kelly) WFMT recording
  25. James Lee Stanley: Deck the Halls with Sugar Plum Faeries (Tchaikovsky/trad-arr.-adapt.J.L. Stanley) A Beechwood Christmas Beechwood 33086 24692
  26. Sons Of the Never Wrong (Deborah Lader): Come to This Table (trad Hebrew prayer, arr.Lader) Church of the Never Wrong Waterbug 103
  27. Carole King w/ Louise Goffin & Hayden Wells): Chanukah Prayer (trad,arr.L.Goffin-Lee Curreri) A Holiday Carole Hear 33162-02
  28. Guy Mendilow Band: Lichvod Ha Chanukah (trad) (Folkstage - December 8, 2007) WFMT Recording
  29. Lori Lippitz w/ Maxwell Street Klezmer Band & Rabbi Joe Black: Chanukah Lights (L.Lippitz) Eight Nights of Joy UEJ 951304
  30. Jay Ungar & Molly Mason & friends: Lights of Chanukah (Jay Ungar) The Pleasures of Winter Fiddle & Dance 104
  31. Ben Sures: The Holiday Song (private recording)
  32. Claudia Schmidt: Eco-Politically Correct Twelve Days of Christmas (author unknown) (New Year's Midnight Special - Lookingglass Theatre - December 31, 2004) WFMT Recording
  33. John Forster: The All-Purpose Carol The Official Bootleg Album Limousine 08192-3
  34. Jenny Bienemann: God's Children Church of the Never Wrong Waterbug 103
  35. Chris Rosser: Christmas Song (Love Everyone) Hudson Harding Sampler, Vol. 6 Happy Holidays!
  36. Danu: Mrs. Fogarty's Christmas Cake (C.Frank Horn, arr.Danu) Christmas in Ireland self 84501 64659
  37. Arrogant Worms: The Same Christmas Cake Christmas Turkey Worms 1225
  38. Dave Rudolf: Fruitcakes for Christmas (parody of Silver Bells) (Jay Livingston-Roy Evans/Dave Rudolf) Completely Cracked Christmas Gambler 75014
  39. Artisan: Stuff the Turkey (Brian Bedford) Paper Angels Bedspring 9806
  40. Kent Bowman: Kanaka Christmas Pidgin English Stories Hawaiian Village 45 rpm
  41. Lucky Luck: Number One Day of Christmas Mahalo 45 rpm
  42. Penelope Keith: And Yet Another Partridge In a Pear Tree (Brian Sibley) BBC transcription
  43. Connie Kaldor: Prairie Christmas (private recording)
  44. Enoch Kent: The Store-Owner's Christmas Carol (Jester Joseph Hairston/Enoch Kent) Take a Trip With Me Borealis 202
  45. Jan Luby: Newer Bigger Better More Nobody's Girl Lubetta 0006
  46. Stan Freberg: Green Chri$tma$ Stan Freberg - Collectors Series Capitol 7916272
  47. Nancy Walker & Sue Demel: Talk About Sufferin' (trad) Church of the Never Wrong Waterbug 103
  48. Don White: Christmas Memories Winning Streak Lumper Boy 86851-2996-2
  49. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Church of the Never Wrong, Jed Marum, Peter Mayer, Danu, Jan Luby

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