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051 - 2001

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD-40068/71
  2. Nowell Sing We Clear: Sound, Sound Your Instruments of Joy (Nym Cooke / Bruce Randall) Just Say Nowell! Golden Hind GHM-105
  3. Ensemble Choral du Bout du Monde: The Angels Sang (J.Irien/C.Desbordes) Noels Celtique Green Linnet GLCD 3124
  4. Artisan: The Angel Gabriel From Heaven Came (trad/arr.Artisan) Bygone Christmas Bygone Films BFCD112
  5. Suzanne McDermott: Angels We Have Heard On High (trad) Out Under the Sky Rosema Red RRR 417 (PO Box 380747, Cambridge, MA 02238)
  6. Neal & Leandra: Listen to the Angels (Neal Hapberg) Listen to the Angels Uncle Gus UGM02 (612-929-0572 / or email)
  7. Mahalia Jackson: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (PD) Silent Night Columbia CK 38304
  8. Harvey Reid: Hark, the Herald Angels Sing (F.Mendelssohn) The Heart of the Minstrel On Christmas Day Woodpecker 111 (PO Box 815, York, ME 03909)
  9. Susan McKeown and Lindsey Horner: When All the Songs Were Sad (Horner) Through the Bitter Frost and Snow 1 800 PRIME CD PCD-36
  10. Tommy Makem: Wishes Tommy Makem's Christmas Shanachie 52041
  11. Carl Sandburg: The Five Marvelous Pretzels (a story) Decca 78rpm K-109
  12. Muriel Anderson: Hymn for All the Answered Prayers Music For Life GCD 2000 (P.O.Box 121634, Nashville, TN 37212)
  13. Berroguetto: Nadal de Luintra A Putumayo World Christmas Putumayo PUT 181-2
  14. The Bittersweet Christmas Band: Dance In the Dark of the Year (S.Urban/M.Nelson) private pressing (630-584-1262 / or email)
  15. William Pint & Felicia Dale: Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day (trad) Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day Waterbug WBG 0039
  16. Nowell Sing We Clear: Leaping and Dancing (trad) Best of Nowell Sing We Clear Front Hall/Golden Hind 301
  17. Louis Armstrong: The Night Before Christmas (supposedly Clement Moore) The Stash Christmas Album Stash ST-125
  18. Doc Watson: New Born King (trad) Poppy 45 rpm
  19. Charles Guard: When Christ Was Born (trad/arr.Guard) A Real Irish Christmas Claddagh/Atlantic 83226-2
  20. Gerry Armstrong: Seven Joys of Mary (trad) Simple Gifts Folkways FA 2335
  21. Cran: Seacht Suailci na Maighdine Muire (The Seven Joys of Mary) A Real Irish Christmas Claddagh/Atlantic 83226-2
  22. Peggy & Penny Seeger: The New-Born Baby (trad) American Folk Songs for Christmas Rounder CD0268/69
  23. John Harbison: We Three Kings (trad/arr.JH.Hopkins) Six String Christmas Adelphi GCD 1038
  24. Jean Redpath: Three Kings from Orient / Kings from the East (trad) Still the Night Jean Redpath JR-109 (email)
  25. Maggie Sansone: We Three Kings (trad/arr.Sansone) Sounds of the Season II Maggie's Music MMCD105 (PO Box 4144, Annapolis, MD 21403)
  26. Nowell Sing We Clear: Time To Remember the Poor (trad) Just Say Nowell Golden Hind GHM-105
  27. John Henry Faulk: Christmas Story (as told to Studs Terkel) (WFMT Studio, early 1960s) WFMT recording
  28. Odetta: Shout For Joy (trad) Odetta Sings Christmas Spirituals Vanguard VSD 2079
  29. The Bittersweet Christmas Band: Divine Image (trad/Wm.Blake/arr.BCB) private CD
  30. Thomas Moore: God Is Born (D.H.Lawrence) The Soul of Christmas Upaya 128
  31. Nowell Sing We Clear: Hail Smiling Morn! (trad) Hail Smiling Morn! Golden Hind GHM102CD
  32. Kiltartan Road: Deck the Halls (trad) / Carol of the Field Mice (Sobol/Grahame) A Kiltartan Road Christmas Kiltartan Road 1003 (773-871-5142)
  33. Rich Warren: Solstice Poem for 2000 live reading
  34. Original Broadway Cast: If We Only Have Love (Brel) Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris Columbia D2S 779

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


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