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December 21, 2013

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Kiltartan Road: Deck the Halls (trad) / Carol of the Fieldmice (Joseph Sobol/Kenneth Grahame) Joy in the Morning Kiltartan Road 1003
  3. Nowell Sing We Clear (Andy Davis-Tony Barrand-John Roberts- Fred Breunig): Villagers All (Andy Davis-Kenneth Grahame) Bidding You Joy Golden Hind 110
  4. Laura Zucker: Let Them Shine Life Wide Open self 66449-83772
  5. Elizabeth Mitchell, Jay Ungar, Abby Newton & friends: Shine Like a Star in the Morning (trad,arr.Ruth Crawford Seeger) The Sounding Joy Smithsonian Folkways 45074
  6. Jon Vezner: Zu Zu's Petals private recording
  7. Tom Prasada-Rao: Christmas in the Ashram (Chris Rosser) A Very Blue Rock Christmas (a compilation) Blue Rock 1070
  8. Carrie Newcomer w/ Krista Detor: A Long Christmas Dinner (C.Newcomer) Kindred Spirits - A Collection Rounder 11661-9152-2
  9. Small Potatoes: The Christians and the Pagans (Dar Williams) Christmas in the Cabin self 2012
  10. John Forster: The All-Purpose Carol The Official Bootleg Album Limousine 08192-3
  11. Sloan Wainwright: I Believe More Than a Season (a compilation of artists) emPowerMA 07541-68879
  12. Nowell Sing We Clear (Andy Davis-Tony Barrand-John Roberts- Fred Breunig): Awake! Behold! (trad) Bidding You Joy Golden Hind 110
  13. Peter Cook & Dudley Moore: Gospel Truth Behind the Fridge Atlantic 40503
  14. Sting: Gabriel's Message (trad) If on a Winter's Night. . . DGG 0013329-02
  15. WFMT Caroleers: Deck the Halls with Boston Charlie (trad/Walt Kelly) WFMT Recording
  16. David Wilcox: The Rudy Rap (Vance Gilbert-Jim Infantino- Jan Luby) A Very Blue Rock Christmas (a compilation) Blue Rock 1070
  17. Ruthie Foster: Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer (Johnny Marks) A Very Blue Rock Christmas (a compilation) Blue Rock 1070
  18. The Bobs: Rasta Reindeer (Little Saint Nick) (Brian Wilson-Mike Love) Too Many Santas Rounder 9060
  19. Zoe Mulford: One Little Partridge (trad,arr.Mulford) Hudson Harding - Happy Holidays, Vol. 8 (a compilation of artists) Hudson Harding
  20. Joan Baez & Bob Gibson: Virgin Mary (trad) Folk Song America Smithsonian-Sony 21489
  21. Odetta: Mary Had a Baby (trad) Christmas Spirituals Vanguard 79079-2
  22. Maddy Prior w/ The Carnival Band: Infant Holy (trad) A Tapestry of Carols Saydisc 366
  23. Billy Crockett - Beth Wood - Bob Bennett - Nathan Brown: What Child Is This? (trad, add.lyrics Wm. Dix 1865, arr. B.Crockett) A Very Blue Rock Christmas (a compilation) Blue Rock 1070
  24. Cast of The Color Purple Mercury Theater Chicago: Jesus, What a Wonderful Child (trad) Season of Carols Season of Concern 2013
  25. Stan Freberg: Green Chri$tma$ Stan Freberg Collectors Series Capitol 791627-2
  26. Don White: Don White's Advice / Christmas Memories Just One Angel v.2.0 Yellow Tail 10028
  27. John Henry Faulk: A Christmas Story (as told to Studs Terkel in the late 1950s) WFMT Recording
  28. Mame (orig.B'way cast-Angela Lansbury): We Need a Little Christmas (Jerry Herman) Columbia 60959
  29. Jonathan Byrd & Chris Kokesh: Give to Receive Hudson Harding - Happy Holidays, Vol. 8 Hudson Harding
  30. Bob Bennett w/ Beth Wood et.al.: Hand of Kindness A Very Blue Rock Christmas (a compilation) Blue Rock 1070
  31. Pierce Pettis - Grace Pettis - Bob Bennett: In the Bleak Midwinter (Gustav Holst/Christine Rosetti) A Very Blue Rock Christmas (a compilation) Blue Rock 1070
  32. Jan Garrett: Solstice Lullaby More Than a Season (a compilation of artists) emPowerMA 07541-68879
  33. Mary Chapin Carpenter: The Longest Night of the Year Come Darkness, Come Light Zoe Rounder 01143-1123-2
  34. Magpie: Solstice Carol (Greg Artzner) Last Month of the Year Sliced Bread 71305
  35. Tim Grimm & Jan Lucas: The Longest Night Farm Songs Vault 009
  36. Priscilla Herdman - Anne Hills - Cindy Mangsen: Solstice Round (Mangsen) At the Turning of the Year Hand & Heart 2000
  37. Chicago Shakespeare Theater-cast of Shrek (James Earl Jones II, Michael Lindner, Tom Vendafreddo): Baby It's Cold Outside Season of Carols Season of Concern 2013
  38. Billie Holiday: I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm (Irving Berlin) Lady Day: The Best of Billie Holiday Columbia Legacy 85970
  39. Brooks Williams: Shakin' These Christmas Blues Hudson Harding - Happy Holidays, Vol. 8 Hudson Harding
  40. Nowell Sing We Clear: Cold December (trad) Bidding You Joy Golden Hind 110
  41. Electric Bonsai Band (Andrew Ratshin) w/ Gwen Franz: Just One Angel (Ratshin) Just One Angel v.2.0 Yellow Tail 10028
  42. Megon McDonough: This Christmas Eve More Than a Season (a compilation of artists) emPowerMA 07541-68879
  43. Small Potatoes: My Favorite Gift (Jacquie Manning) Christmas in the Cabin self 2012
  44. Craig Werth: These Ornaments Just One Angel v.2.0
  45. The Weavers: We Wish You a Merry Christmas (trad,arr.Weavers) MCA 20725
  46. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Long Tail 003-2

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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RICH'S PICKS:

Nowell Sing We Clear, A Very Blue Rock Christmas, Small Potatoes, Hudson Harding Happy Holidays,Vol.8, Just One Angel, V2.0, Season of Carols

CDs of the week: Nowell Sing We Clear, A Very Blue Rock Christmas

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